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

Entitlements for shiftworkers

An award, enterprise agreement or other registered agreement can have a specific definition about:

  • what a shiftworker is
  • what type of shifts they can work.

Find information about shiftworkers and what entitlements apply in your award by selecting from the list below.

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