Employment can end for many different reasons. An employee may resign or they could be dismissed by their employer.
However the employment relationship ends, it’s important to follow the rules about ending employment, notice and final pay.
There are also different rights and obligations when a job is made redundant or when a business becomes bankrupt.
Test your knowledge on ending employment in the termination section of our Workplace Basics quiz.
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For a quick overview, watch our short Ending employment video to understand how employment ends, as well as when and how much notice needs to be given.
For information about what to do if you’ve been made redundant or are looking for a new job, visit the What’s Next website on the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations website. This support is provided under Workforce Australia Services.
Use our Notice and Redundancy Calculator to work out notice and redundancy entitlements.
Get help finding the answers to your questions about ending employment.
Find out what redundancy is, your pay and entitlements, and notice periods.
Learn about who can apply for unfair dismissal and where to go for help.
Learn more about what happens to employee entitlements when a business goes bankrupt.