Shiftworkers

A shiftworker is an employee who works shifts and gets an extra payment for working shift hours.

An award, enterprise agreement or other registered agreement can have a specific definition of what a shiftworker is, and what type of shifts they can work.

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

Health Services Award

Based on what you've told us, it looks like you're covered by the Health Professional and Support Services Award [MA000027].

An employee is a shiftworker when they are regularly rostered to work their ordinary hours outside the ordinary hours of a day worker.

For more information on the ordinary hours for day workers, go to Hours of work.

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

Source reference: Health Professional and Support Services Award [MA000027] clause 3, 24 and 29 external-icon.png

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