Working Hours and Breaks

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trixstubbs
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Working Hours and Breaks

Post by trixstubbs » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:25 am

Hi,

My question is about working hours and paid and unpaid breaks.

I’m a full time employee, working 8.5 hrs a day / 5 days (ex: 7.30 to 4pm) in total I work 42.5 hrs and get paid 38hrs like a regular full time employee. I find some discrepancy here as I only get 40mins break -30mins unpaid and 10mins paid.
Some of my colleagues work 4 days in 10hr shifts and get paid 38hrs full time with 30mins unpaid and 20mins paid break.

Shouldn’t I be working the same number of hrs (40hrs/week) too and get paid 38hrs?

Can someone let me know if my reasoning is correct? Lol

Thank you!


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Re: Working Hours and Breaks

Post by Kaza222 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:24 pm

check here in the tag *articles* on Breaks, leave, overtime and wage related matters, it mentions about the 10hr work an breaks there

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Re: Working Hours and Breaks

Post by Kaza222 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:53 am

http://aussiechildcarenetwork.com.au/ar ... ed-matters ....if you cant find it that's what it was in articles

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Re: Working Hours and Breaks

Post by Lorina » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:11 pm

Here is some further information. From the Fair Work Australia website:

Hours Of Work and Breaks

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