Workplace Wizards Blog

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Do apprentices get redundancy payouts?

Do apprentices get redundancy payouts?

Restructures and redundancies can be extremely challenging for managers and employees alike. Positions filled by apprentices are often the first to be assessed for redundancy when undergoing a restructure as they are, by their nature, the least skilled and qualified...

What is a ‘forced’ resignation?

What is a ‘forced’ resignation?

Have you ever come across a resignation which has resulted from a heated argument, or a manager suggesting an employee should ‘jump before being pushed’ out of their job? We’d love to hear what you think about how the Fair Work Commission handles situations of seemingly ‘forced’ resignations. Are they getting it right?