G20 Public Holiday Information for AMIEU Members
If your workplace is located within the boundary of the Brisbane City Local Government area you are entitled to the public holiday on Friday 14th November 2014. Remember, this public holiday is based solely on where your workplace is located NOT where you live.
How do you find out if your workplace is in the Brisbane City Local Government area?
Click here http://www.ecq.qld.gov.au/myCouncil_2012.aspx?id=3984 and you can enter your work address and it will tell you what electorate your workplace is in.
Special Information for Coles Members whose stores are located in the Brisbane City Local Government area.
If your workplace is located in the Brisbane City Local Government area you are entitled to the public holiday and can take this public holiday off with pay. However, it is important to note that if you work on this public holiday you may not be entitled to public holiday penalty rates. Please read the applicable clause from your current Agreement below:
“6.14.4 Additional public holidays
(a) Where in a State, Territory or locality, public holidays (or part day holidays) are declared, prescribed or legislated on additional days to the days in clause 6.14.1 and clause 6.14.2 above and the public holiday is to be observed generally by persons throughout the State, Territory or locality, the day or part-day shall constitute an additional holiday for the purpose of this Agreement.
(b) Provided that where an additional day is declared, prescribed or legislated as per part (a) as a local public holiday will be treated as an additional paid day off or pay in lieu but work performed on the day will not attract public holiday penalty rates. This shall include: Newcastle and Northern Territory show days, Port Pirie Picnic Day and the ACT Family and Community Day.”
If any member has any questions please do not hesitate to contact your Organiser for more information.