Glossary & Acronyms

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When an employer or employee ends the employment relationship. Other known terms: resignation, quitting, firing and dismissal.

A payment made to the employee when employment ends, which can include notice, redundancy pay, unused annual leave and long service leave. Other known terms: final pay.

An arrangement where an employee is given paid time off work instead of being paid overtime hours allowed under some awards and registered agreements.

An employee who is working towards a qualification (other than a trade qualification) in a particular industry under a formal training contract.

An employee that moves from the old employer to the new employer in a transfer of business.

A type of award that was in force immediately before 1 January 2010. Most of these types of awards have been terminated and replaced by modern awards.