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Long service leave

Long service leave is a period of leave an employee can take after working for the same business for a long period of time. Different rules and legislation apply in each state of Australia, so check to see the rules that apply to your business. The FairWork website is a good place to start.

Setting up long service leave

You'll need to create two pay items:

  • a wage pay item to track the amounts paid to employees, and

  • a leave pay item to track long service leave owed.

OK, let's dive in: