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Last updated October 2019

This chapter explains your pay obligations for rostered hours, and the rostering requirements under modern awards and enterprise agreements.

What are your rostering obligations?

If you require a roster in your workplace, there are several obligations with which you must comply.

Definition: Roster

A roster is a calendar of days and/or times that identifies the shiftsyou require employees to work.

When you roster employees, you will need to ensure that you comply with:

  • pay obligations;
  • modern award requirements for award-covered employees; and
  • enterprise agreement requirements for agreement-covered employees.