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.

Electrical Award

Based on what you've told us, it looks like you're covered by the Electrical, Electronic and Communications Contracting Award 2010 [MA000025].

Employees can take a paid RDOs during a roster period if the arrangement for working ordinary hours of work at the workplace allows for this. Employees have to be told 4 weeks in advance when their RDO will be during that period.

Check the Electrical Award for information on substituting RDOs for another day.

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

Source reference: Electrical, Electronic and Communications Contracting Award 2010 [MA000025] clauses 24.7 and 24.8 external-icon.png

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