Australia - Long service leave entitlements and the overseas worker – what you need to know

Foreign owned subsidiaries and mobile workforces should take note of a recent case clarifying long service leave entitlements under Victorian Law. The Supreme Court of Victoria has handed down a judgement regarding the operation of the Long Service Leave Act 2018 (Vic) (LSL Act) for corporations that partially operate outside of Victoria.

The decision clarifies whether corporations employing individuals outside of the State should be considered “one employer” and whether a connection to Victoria is required for long service leave entitlements under the LSL Act.

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