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Australie - Conditions de forme / procédure du licenciement individuel


Conditions de forme / procédure du licenciement individuel - Australie - 2019    

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Forme de la notification du licenciement au travailleur : écrite

Remarks:
  • s117(1) FWA: "an employer must not terminate an employee's employment unless the employer has given the employee written notice of the day of the termination".

Délai de préavis:
Remarks:
  • Notice of termination is - together with other rights and entitlements set out in part 2.2 of the FWA - part of the new "National Employment Standards", in force since 1st January 2010.
    s117(3) establishes the statutory minimum notice periods which varies according to the length of service and the age, as follows:
    - If the employee has been continuously employed for not more than 1 year, the notice period shall be 1 week;
    - If the length of service is more than 1 year but not more than 3 years, the notice period shall be 2 weeks;
    - If the length of service is more than 3 year but not more than 5 years, the notice period shall be 3 weeks;
    - If the length of service is more than 5 years, the notice period shall be 4 weeks.

    In addition, the notice period shall be increased by 1 week if the employee is over 45 years old and has completed at least 2 years of continuous service with the employer at the end of the day the notice is given.

    However, according to s123 FWA, the provisions on notice of termination do not apply to the following employees:
    - Employees not covered by Division 11 of the FWA (both notice of termination and redundancy pay):
    "(1) (a) an employee employed for a specified period of time, for a specified task, or for the duration of a specified season;
    (b) an employee whose employment is terminated because of serious misconduct;
    (c) a casual employee;
    (d) an employee (other than an apprentice) to whom a training arrangement applies and whose employment is for a specified period of time or is, for any reason, limited to the duration of the training arrangement;
    (e) an employee prescribed by the regulations as an employee to whom this Division does not apply.
    (2) Paragraph (1)(a) does not prevent this Division from applying to an employee if a substantial reason for employing the employee as described in that paragraph was to avoid the application of this Division"
    - Other employees not covered by notice of termination provisions:
    "(3) (b) a daily hire employee working in the building and construction industry (including working in connection with the erection, repair, renovation, maintenance, ornamentation or demolition of buildings or structures); or
    (c) a daily hire employee working in the meat industry in connection with the slaughter of livestock; or
    (d) a weekly hire employee working in connection with the meat industry and whose termination of employment is determined solely by seasonal factors; or
    (e) an employee prescribed by the regulations as an employee to whom that Subdivision does not apply."
    • ancienneté ≥ 6 mois
      • 1 semaine(s) .
    • ancienneté ≥ 9 mois
      • 1 semaine(s) .
    • ancienneté ≥ 2 ans
      • travailleurs ≤ 45 ans - 2 semaine(s) .
      • travailleurs > 45 ans - 3 semaine(s) .
    • ancienneté ≥ 4 ans
      • travailleurs ≤ 45 ans - 3 semaine(s) .
      • travailleurs > 45 ans - 4 semaine(s) .
    • ancienneté ≥ 5 ans
      • travailleurs ≤ 45 ans - 4 semaine(s) .
      • travailleurs > 45 ans - 5 semaine(s) .
    • ancienneté ≥ 10 ans
      • travailleurs ≤ 45 ans - 4 semaine(s) .
      • travailleurs > 45 ans - 5 semaine(s) .
    • ancienneté ≥ 20 ans
      • travailleurs ≤ 45 ans - 4 semaine(s) .
      • travailleurs > 45 ans - 5 semaine(s) .

    Indemnité compensatrice de préavis : Oui

    Remarks:
    • s117(2) b) FWA.

    Notification à l'administration publique: Non

    Notification aux représentants des travailleurs: Non

    Autorisation de l'administration publique ou d'un organe judiciaire: Non

    Accord des représentants des travailleurs: Non