Termination of Employment & Dismissal

Termination of Employment & Dismissal Knowledge Base

Firing an employee is never a simple choice. Processes must be followed when terminating an employee in order for a business to continue to operate in compliance with The Fair Work Act. Our knowledge base resources on dismissal and termination of employment offer guidance to help with making these decisions in your business.

Termination of Employment & Dismissal Knowledge Base
Managing Flexibility in the Workplace

Redundancy

Redundancy arises when an employee’s labour is no longer required due to a business-affecting economic downturn, technology advancement, corporate merger, reorganisation, and changes to operational procedures.

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Managing Flexibility in the Workplace

Forms of Termination

There are many forms of dismissing an employee, which leaves a number of factors an employer must consider before making these decisions. This article elaborates on the various forms of ending employment to assist employers with dismissal.

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Managing Flexibility in the Workplace

Unfair Dismissal

The employee will be qualified to file a claim for unfair dismissal if they are covered by an award or agreement and have completed the required number of years of service.

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How HR Connect can help

If you require assistance with dealing with disciplinary issues concerning staff, HR Connect can help. Our HR Advisors will be able to guide you through each step of the disciplinary process and we have template documents (e.g. direction to attend a disciplinary meeting, written warning, letter of termination, etc) available as part of our subscription packages.

 

 

About HR Connect

HR Connect is one of Australia’s leading providers of HR & workplace safety advice services, designed to help small business owners make confident and compliant business decisions.

 

Disclaimer

The information provided in these knowledge base articles is general in nature and is not intended to substitute for professional advice. If you are unsure about how this information applies to your specific situation we recommend you contact HR Connect for advice. The information in this summary is correct as of August 2021.

 

This knowledge base article will change over time, as Modern Award legislation relating to this Industry or Occupation is passed by the Fair Work Commission. Originally published on 21 September 2021 and last updated on 18 February 2022.

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