This allowance is paid to the worker when the conditions are met under the Building and Construction General Onsite Award 2020
(e) Weekend return home
[25.6(e)(i) varied by PR729462 ppc 01Jul21]
(i) An employee who notifies the employer,no later than Tuesday of each week,of their intention to return to their usual place of residence at the weekend and who returns to such usual place of residence for the weekend, must be paid an allowance of $36.19 for each occasion provided that the employee does not miss any ordinary hours of work.
(ii) An employee who is receiving the living away from home allowance pursuant to clause 25.3(a)(i) or reimbursement of meal expenses for living in camp pursuant to clause 25.4 is not entitled to payment under clause 25.6(e)(i).
(iii) When an employee returns to their usual place of residence for a weekend or part of a weekend and is not absent from the job for any of the ordinary working hours,no reduction of the allowance in clause 25.3 will be made.
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