Can an employee “cash out” long service leave?

Can an employee “cash out” long service leave?

No. Unlike annual leave, in some awards it is unlawful to pay out long service leave entitlements without providing time off unless the employee is terminating. There is no provision in the Long Service Leave Act 1955 for the “cashing out” of long service leave entitlements
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Can I require an employee to take long service leave?

An employer may direct an employee to take long service leave. At least one month’s notice must be given by the employer if the employee is required to take long service leave when the leave falls due.
With the agreement of both the employer and the employee leave maybe postponed to an agreed date, however
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Is there a “Room Leader” allowance?

No.
The term “Room Leader” is a description of a role and is not defined as a classification in either the Children’s Services Award or the Educational Services (Teachers) Award, and therefore no allowance applies.
Typically a teacher in a children’s education and care service would adopt a leadership role as a part of their
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What is an executive committee?

Some constitutions or rules specifically mention an executive committee, usually comprising of the office bearers such as the president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. More contemporary constitutions do not refer to an executive committee as the whole Committee, including ordinary members, is jointly and equally responsible for ensuring that the Association complies with relevant legislation
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What is the difference between a casual and temporary employee?

A casual employee:

has no guaranteed hours of work
usually works irregular hours
doesn’t get paid personal or annual leave
can end employment without notice (some exclusions apply, check award, employment contract or registered agreement)

 
A temporary employee:

is generally employed for a specific period of time for a specific task
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