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From 1 January 2010, the National Employment Standards (NES) replace the non pay rate provisions of the Australian Fair Pay and Conditions Standard (the Standard). Under the NES, the rules relating to redundancy and redundancy pay are modified.
Redundancy under the NES happens when an employer either:
Note: What constitutes ordinary and customary turnover of labour will depend on the relevant circumstances.
Redundancy may happen when:
The Department of Human Services website has information on the government support available for individuals that have been made redundant. This includes information on eligibility and waiting periods.
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