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.
Based on what you've told us, it looks like you're covered by the Vehicle Repair, Services and Retail Award [MA000089].
The Vehicle Award doesn't set out a specific paid RDO system. However, employers and employees can agree to an RDO system.
When employers direct an employee to work on their RDO, they're paid at double their base pay rate.
For information on ordinary hours in this award, go to the Vehicle Repair, Services and Retail Award [MA000089] clause 22 and clause 28
To find out more about who this award applies to, go to the Vehicle Award summary.
- Building, construction and on-site trades
- Contract cleaning services
- Don't know
- Hair and beauty
- Health support services
- Real estate
- Road Transport
- Social, community, disability and home care services
- Storage services and wholesale
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