6.6 Service Allowance

Subject to conditions laid down by the employer service allowances shall be payable to employees as follows: 

Period of Continuous Service$ per annum$ per hour
6 months but less than 12 months 340 0.162
12 months but less than 2 years 561 0.269
2 years but less than 3 years 714 0.342
3 years but less than 4 years 839 0.402
4 years but less than 5 years 962 0.461
5 years but less than 6 years 1,086 0.520
6 years and over 1,181 0.565


    1. Periods of approved leave, with or without pay of less than 3 months duration, will be counted as periods of continuous service for the purposes of this provision.  Any period of approved leave without pay in excess of 3 months will interrupt but not break the continuity of service.
    2. Service allowance is paid during periods of annual leave, sick leave on pay, special leave on pay, retiring and long service leave etc; and increases the hourly rate for the purpose of calculating time related payments.

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