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  1. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012 (Act No. 159 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-03 | AUS-2012-L-91793

    An Act to provide for financial assistance for workers who have not been fully paid for work done for insolvents or bankrupts, and for related purposes.

    The main objects of this Act are:
    (a) to provide for the Commonwealth to pay advances on account of unpaid employment entitlements of former employees of employers in cases where:
    (i) the employers are insolvent or bankrupt; and
    (ii) the end of the employment of the former employees was connected with that insolvency or bankruptcy; and
    (iii) the former employees cannot get payment of the entitlements from other sources; and
    (b) to allow the Commonwealth to recover the advances through the winding up or bankruptcy of the employers and from other payments the former employees receive for the entitlements.

  2. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Small Business Fair Dismissal Code, 2009. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-06-24 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-01 | AUS-2009-L-87914

  3. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Workplace Relations Amendment (Fair Termination) Act 2003 (No. 104 of 2003). - Act No. 104 of 2003

    Adoption: 2003-10-16 | AUS-2003-L-66161

    Amends Workplace Relations Act 1996 and Workplace Relations Regulations 1996. Excludes certain employees from termination provisions (subdivisions B, D, E and F and sections 170CL and 170CM of the Act). Also provides for fees for lodging termination applications. Inter alia applies to employees with fixed-term contract, employees engaged for a specific task, employees serving a period of probation, casual employees, and trainees.

  4. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Australian Industrial Relations Commission Amendment Rules 2001 (No. 3).

    Adoption: 2001-12-14 | AUS-2001-R-61269

    Made under Workplace Relations Act 1996. Amends Industrial Relations Commission Rules 1998. Specifies modalities of notice of employer's appearance, and application for relief in relation to termination of employment.

  5. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment Protection Regulation 2001. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-08-31 | AUS-2001-R-93185

    The object of this Regulation is to remake, without substantial alteration, the Employment Protection Regulation 1995. That Regulation will be repealed on 1 September 2001 under section 10 (2) of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1989.

    Part 1 of this Regulation contains formal provisions.

    Part 2 of this Regulation prescribes the classes of cases in which sections 7 and 8 of the Employment Protection Act 1982 do not apply. (Those sections require an employer to notify the Industrial Registrar of the employer's intention to terminate the employment of an employee and of the reasons for the termination.) The classes of cases include those of the following:
    (a) employees who have been employed by the employer for less than 12 months,
    (b) employees who are not covered by an award or agreement,
    (c) employees who are paid severance pay at the rate set out in Schedule 1 to the Regulation.

    Part 3 of this Regulation deals with notices required to be given under the Act. That Part, with Schedule 2 to the Regulation, prescribes the form that those notices are to take. The Part also contains provisions relating to the number of copies of certain notices that are required and the provision of further particulars in connection with the notices.

    Part 4 of this Regulation contains the following miscellaneous provisions:
    (a) a provision that, with Schedule 2, prescribes the form of a request for the exercise of certain jurisdiction under the Act,
    (b) a savings provision relating to the Regulation that this Regulation replaces.

    This Regulation is made under the Employment Protection Act 1982 and, in particular, under section 24 (the general regulation-making power) and the sections referred to in the Regulation.

  6. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Act, 2001 (No. 100 of 2001). - Act

    Adoption: 2001-08-22 | AUS-2001-L-64779

    Makes miscellaneous amendments to Workplace Relations Act 1996 so far as that act relates to termination of employment.

  7. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace Relations Amendment Regulations 1999 (No. 2) (Statutory Rules 1999 No. 43).

    Adoption: 1999-03-17 | AUS-1999-R-54907

    Amends the Workplace Relations Regulations 1996 as they relate to fees for applications to the Commission to deal with termination.

  8. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations under the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994 (No. 199 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-09-04 | Date of entry into force: 1997-09-04 | AUS-1997-R-47646

    Repeals and replaces s. 10 regarding unfair dismissal. Excludes short-term and casual employees from dismissal protection except where the employer has engaged the employee on a regular and systematic basis for a specified time period.

  9. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations under the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994 (No. 138 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-05-29 | Date of entry into force: 1997-05-29 | AUS-1997-R-47409

    Repeals and replaces section 10 dealing with unfair dismissal. Makes special provision for contract employees, casual employees and employees of small businesses.

  10. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace Relations Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 101 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-04-30 | Date of partial entry into force: 1997-07-01 | AUS-1997-R-46827

    Amends provisions of the Workplace Relations Regulations relating to employees excluded from requirements for termination of employment, including employees in small businesses (15 employees or less).

  11. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial and Employee Relations (General) Regulations 1994 (No. 132 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-08-04 | Date of entry into force: 1994-08-08 | AUS-1994-R-38020

    Provides that an association which proposes to enter into an enterprise agreement on behalf of a group of employees must give notice of that proposal to the group of employees, and an employer must give notice that negotiations for an enterprise agreement are about to begin. Sets out the requirements for signing an emterprise agreement. Excludes certain classes of employees from the ambit of Part 6 of Chapter 3 (Unfair Dismissal) of the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994. Made under the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994.

  12. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Employees Liability Act 1991 No 4. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1991-04-21 | AUS-1991-L-81281

    Articles:
    1 Name of Act
    2 Commencement
    2A Police officers
    3 Employee not liable where employer also liable
    4 Abolition of action against employee for loss of services of fellow employee (per quod servitium amisit)
    5 Act not to apply to serious misconduct of employee or to conduct not related to employment
    6 Employer subrogated to rights of employee under insurance policy
    7 Act to prevail
    8 Act binds Crown
    9 Act to apply to previous or future liability
    10 Repeal of Employee's Liability (Indemnification of Employer) Act 1982 No 3

  13. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Fire Service Act 1989. No. 118.

    Adoption: 1989-10-31 | AUS-1989-L-9430

    Act providing for a Commissioner of Fire Service and the Queensland Fire Service Commission. Part IV contains provisions affecting personnel, such as conditions of employment, termination of office, discipline, appeals and superannuation.

  14. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Australian Federal Police Legislation Amendment Act 1989. No. 71.

    Adoption: 1989-06-21 | AUS-1989-L-8604

    An Act to amend the Australian Federal Police Act 1979 and the Superannuation Act 1976. Section 38 concerns the redeployment and retirement of superfluous members, retirement on grounds of invalidity and special benefits for retiring members. Part VA provides, inter alia, for the loss of certain superannuation rights and benefits in certain circumstances.

  15. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act Amendment Act 1989. No. 34.

    Adoption: 1989-05-04 | AUS-1989-L-8160

    This Act amends the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1972 and repeals the Industrial Code 1967. There are amendments relating to the definition of "outworker", the provision concerning the jurisdiction of the Court, representation, protection against discrimination in relation to membership in an association, unfair dismissal, etc. A new Division IV is inserted into the principal Act entitled "Resolution of Contract Disputes".

  16. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act Amendment (Statute Law Revision) Act 1987. No. 55.

    Adoption: 1987-05-07 | AUS-1987-L-3729

    This Act replaces many definitions contained in the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act 1972. It also revises that Act in regard to presentation of claims (s. 15), commencement of proceedings before the Commission or a Committee (ss. 30 and 73), conflicts over the application of an award (s. 55), appeals in relation to an award (ss. 96 - 98), employee rights upon termination of employment (ss. 81 - 82) and other matters. Finally, numerous provisions of the 1972 Act are amended to make them sex-neutral.

  17. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Travel Agents Act 1986. No. 15.

    Adoption: 1986-03-20 | AUS-1986-L-2365

    An Act to provide for the mandatory licensing of travel agents and for other purposes. Governs, inter alia, discipline and conduct of business.

  18. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 1984.

    Adoption: 1984-11-13 | AUS-1984-L-1422

    An Act to amend the Industrial Relations Act 1979, and for other purposes. No. 10140. Amends, inter alia, s. 27 (constitution of conciliation and arbitration boards) and inserts a new s. 59A (payment upon termination of employment in respect of annual holidays).

  19. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Employment Protection Act 1982 No 122. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1982-12-07 | AUS-1982-L-81280

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Obligations of employers
    Part 3 - Jurisdiction of Commission
    Part 4 - Miscellaneous

  20. Australia - Employment security, termination of employment - Law, Act

    Industrial Arbitration (Reinstatement Awards) Amendment Act 1978.

    Adoption: 1978-12-13 | AUS-1978-L-13032

    An Act to amend the Industrial Arbitration Act 1940, so as to clarify the powers under that Act to make awards with respect to the dismissal or proposed dismissal of employees. No. 99. Inter alia, inserts a new s. 20A (awards relating to dismissal of employees). No. 99.


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