GEN­UINE RIGHTS

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - CAREER ONE -

A dis­missal is not a gen­uine re­dun­dancy if the em­ployer:

Still needs the em­ployee’s job to be done by some­one

Has not fol­lowed rel­e­vant re­quire­ments to con­sult with the em­ploy­ees about the re­dun­dancy un­der an award or reg­is­tered agree­ment

Could have rea­son­ably, in the cir­cum­stances, given them another job

De­tails: fairwork.gov.au

But the an­swer of what is next is not al­ways so clear, and Ms Plush said it is im­por­tant to take the time to find out what you want.

“Do a bud­get look­ing at what your ex­penses are and what you need to be earn­ing,” she said.

“Ask your­self ‘what are my skills? Can I use these skills to trans­fer to a role in my in­dus­try? Or is there an op­por-

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