Definition of leave loading in English:

leave loading


mass nounAustralian
  • A bonus payment to an employee when annual leave is taken.

    ‘casual workers miss out on leave loading, superannuation, and other entitlements’
    • ‘The company has staff on contracts that include a 48 hour week with no penalty rates or leave loading.’
    • ‘Some workers were being paid annual leave loading, while others weren't.’
    • ‘The annual leave loading or the appropriate shift allowance is payable on annual leave—whichever is the greater.’
    • ‘The Court found today that ambulance officers are entitled to annual leave loading of 17.5% on eight weeks annual leave per year.’
    • ‘Just sign here, and you'll get a minimum wage for 60 hours a week work with no penalties or overtime, no annual leave loading, and no prospect of a pay rise.’
    • ‘In the public sector additional time off is provided in lieu of annual leave loading.’
    • ‘The abolition of annual leave loading and other benefits would achieve only relatively small savings and is likely to enrage public sector workers, according to a human resources expert.’
    • ‘Your rate of pay is inclusive of leave loading, all allowances, penalties, and public holiday pay.’
    • ‘The cook claimed she was paid under the award rate of about $14.50 an hour, did not get paid leave loading when she took holidays, was required to work more than a standard eight hour day with no overtime, and was asked to work weekends and public holidays without penalty rates.’
    • ‘In the automotive industry, an arrangement has been developed where leave loading will be an incentive based on years of service.’