Factsheets: Ending Employment

Employment can end for a number of reasons. You might resign from your job voluntarily, finish your contract, be made redundant or even be dismissed for misconduct. Whatever the reason, you’ll need to deal with things like notice periods and final pay. In this section you will find everything you need to know about your – and your employers – rights and obligations. In this section you will find information on:

Unfair dismissal, discrimination and redundancy

All workers deserve to be treated fairly and with respect. There are special laws that prevent discrimination on the basis of your gender, race, cultural or religious background. And, under Fair Work laws, all workers who have served a qualifying period are legally protected from being sacked unfairly. In the current difficult economic times, it…