List of awards where unpaid pandemic leave (Schedule X) no longer applies

Published 1 July 2020 | Updated 28 July 2020

On 8 April 2020, the Fair Work Commission (the Commission) made determinations external-icon.png varying 99 awards, adding unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave flexibility.

The determinations inserted a temporary new Schedule X into these awards, which provided 2 weeks of unpaid pandemic leave and the ability to take twice as much annual leave at half their normal pay if their employer agreed.

The Commission has extended how long Schedule X applies for in many of these awards, with different end dates in each award.

For the rest of the awards, Schedule X stopped operating on 30 June. This means that employers and employees covered by these awards can no longer use these provisions.

This page lists the awards that used to have Schedule X but don’t any more, and when it stopped applying.

If your award isn’t listed here, go to Unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave changes in awards.

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When did Schedule X stop operating in my award?

The table below lists the date the unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave at half pay provisions stopped operating in each of the affected awards.

If an employee took leave under Schedule X, the leave needs to have started before the end date. 

Award Schedule X end date
A
Aircraft Cabin Crew Award [MA000047] 30 June 2020
B
Book Industry Award [MA000078] 30 June 2020
C
Clerks - Private Sector Award [MA000002] 30 June 2020
Concrete Products Award [MA000056] 30 June 2020
E
Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award [MA000076] 30 June 2020
Educational Services (Teachers) Award [MA000077] 30 June 2020
H
Higher Education Industry - Academic Staff - Award [MA000006] 30 June 2020
M
Mannequins and Models Award [MA000117] 30 June 2020
Marine Tourism and Charter Vessels Award [MA000093] 30 June 2020
Market and Social Research Award [MA000030] 30 June 2020
P
Passenger Vehicle Transportation Award [MA000063] 30 June 2020
R
Road Transport and Distribution Award [MA000038] 30 June 2020
Road Transport (Long Distance Operations) Award [MA000039] 30 June 2020
S
Sporting Organisations Award [MA000082] 30 June 2020
Surveying Award [MA000066] 30 June 2020
T
Telecommunications Services Award [MA000041] 30 June 2020
Transport (Cash in Transit) Award [MA000042] 30 June 2020
Travelling Shows Award [MA000102] 30 June 2020
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