Non-national system employee entitlements in the Fair Work Act 2009

Some employees in Australia are not covered by the national system. These are known as non-national system employees.

The Fair Work Act 2009 extends the following entitlements to non-national system employees:

  • protection from unlawful termination
  • unpaid parental leave and related entitlements under the National Employment Standards (NES)
  • Notice of dismissal or payment in lieu of notice under the NES.
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