9-Day Fortnight Proposal

This consultation has concluded.

On 7 February 2018 ELT committed to a consultation period to consider a proposal to introduce a 9-day fortnight and standard working hours into Blue Mountains City Council.

The proposal includes the introduction of:

  • 9-day fortnight; and/or
  • Harmonised ordinary hours of work to 35hpw;
  • Implementation requirements to improve work production, quality and value; and
  • KPIs to measure effectiveness

Consultation is for a 4-week period formally commencing from Monday 19 February 2018 and will finish on Friday 17 March 2018.


You will have the opportunity to comment on the following options:

Option 1

  • Introduction of 9 day fortnight
  • No change to ordinary hours of work each week

Option 2

  • No change to current 3 week RDO cycle
  • Introduction of 35 hours per week ordinary working hours for all employees

Option 3

  • Introduction of 9 day fortnight
  • Introduction of 35 hours per week ordinary working hours for all employees

On 7 February 2018 ELT committed to a consultation period to consider a proposal to introduce a 9-day fortnight and standard working hours into Blue Mountains City Council.

The proposal includes the introduction of:

  • 9-day fortnight; and/or
  • Harmonised ordinary hours of work to 35hpw;
  • Implementation requirements to improve work production, quality and value; and
  • KPIs to measure effectiveness

Consultation is for a 4-week period formally commencing from Monday 19 February 2018 and will finish on Friday 17 March 2018.


You will have the opportunity to comment on the following options:

Option 1

  • Introduction of 9 day fortnight
  • No change to ordinary hours of work each week

Option 2

  • No change to current 3 week RDO cycle
  • Introduction of 35 hours per week ordinary working hours for all employees

Option 3

  • Introduction of 9 day fortnight
  • Introduction of 35 hours per week ordinary working hours for all employees

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This consultation has concluded.