Rostered days off

A rostered day off (RDO) is a day in a roster period that an employee doesn't have to work.

An employee's day off can be paid or unpaid, depending on how RDOs are set out in an award or registered agreement.

When RDOs are paid, it is because an employee has worked extra hours that add up over a set period of time and this is taken as an RDO.

Find information about RDOs in your award by selecting from the list below.

Restaurant Award

Based on what you've told us, it looks like you're covered by the Restaurant Industry Award 2010 [MA000119].

The Restaurant Award doesn't set out a paid RDO system.

Employees still get days off that they aren't rostered to work, however these days aren't paid.

For information rosters in this award, go to the Restaurant Industry Award 2010 [MA000119] clause 31.6 external-icon.png.

To find out more about who this award applies to, go to the Restaurant Award summary.

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