MCDONALDS PUBLIC HOLIDAYS 2017-2018

December 6, 2017 Know Your Rights McDonalds Our Resources

*All information is correct for McDonalds Stores in Queensland.

UPCOMING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS FOR THE CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR PERIOD ARE:

  • Monday, 25 December 2017;
  • Tuesday, 26 December 2017;
  • Monday, 1 January 2018 &
  • Friday, 26 January 2018.

Public Holidays for Full-time and Part-time employees

  1. Whether your restaurant opens or does not open on a public holiday, and you would have been rostered to work, you are entitled to the day off without loss of pay.
  2. A full-time employee whose non working day falls on a public holiday, shall be entitled to an additional day’s ordinary pay.
  3. A part-time employee shall be entitled to the provision of point 2 above where the employee is rostered so that they do not work their ordinary hours on the same days each week (an alternating roster) and the public holiday falls on a day on which the employee works in any week of their roster cycle.
  4. A part-time employee shall be entitled to the provisions of point 2 above where the employee is normally rostered to work 5 days per week and their non working day falls on a public holiday.
  5. Employees working on a public holiday will be engaged for minimum of 3 hours.
  6. All full-time and part-time employees except a level 4 employee will be compensated for working on a public holiday by the payment at the rate of 200%.

Casual employees

Level 2 and Level 3 casual employees will be paid at the rate of 200% of the weekly employee’s ordinary hourly rate with a minimum engagement of 3 hours.

LEVEL 2 PART-TIME & CASUAL HOURLY RATE 

AGE    RATE
21      $43.08
20     $38.77
19     $34.47
18     $30.16
17     $25.85
16     $21.54
U16  $17.23

LEVEL 3 PART-TIME and CASUAL HOURLY RATE

AGE    RATE
21      $45.68
20     $41.11
19     $36.54
18     $31.98
17     $27.41
16     $22.84
U16  $18.27