You are entitled to paid annual leave if you have worked for your employer for at least 3 months.
You can only apply for annual leave after working for 3 months.
Your annual leave entitlement depends on how many years of service you have with your employer. your year of service starts from the day you start working with your employer.
according to the number of full months you have worked.
This applies even if you are still on parole.
calculate your prorated annual leave
how prorated annual leave is calculated
annual leave is prorated using this formula:
- (number of full months of service ÷ 12 months) × number of days of annual leave entitlement
- if the fraction of a day is less than half, round down.
- if half or more, round it up to one day.
if you are taking unpaid leave
You must exclude periods of approved unpaid leave when calculating your annual leave entitlement.
If you have taken unpaid leave, your employer may prorate your leave entitlement based on the number of full months you have worked.
if you are serving a notice
If you have resigned, your notice period is included when calculating your prorated annual leave.