Alexander has been working for The Home Store as a part-time forklift operator. He works 7.5 hours per week, on a permanent weekend roster, working on Saturdays only.
Alexander has applied in writing to his employer to take one week of annual leave for a camping trip. The employer approves his annual leave request. While Alexander is on annual leave, he receives his ordinary rate of pay and his additional Saturday penalty (which is higher than 17.5%) according to the Retail Award.
Even though the Retail Award says that annual leave loading is 17.5%, Alexander will receive a his Saturday penalty in accordance with the annual leave loading clause because employees receive either the 17.5% loading or their penalty rates such as Saturday penalty rates, whichever is the greater.