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Should I engage a professional support person?
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Should I engage a professional support person?

By engaging an experienced support person, an employee gives themselves the opportunity to ensure the meeting proceeds reasonably and in accordance with law.

I have been placed on a PIP and have been given unachievable targets. I feel like I have been set up to fail. What are my rights?
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I have been placed on a PIP and have been given unachievable targets. I feel like I have been set up to fail. What are my rights?

Performance Improvement Plans and the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth):

Occasionally employees find themselves in a situation whereby their employer places them on a Performance Improvement Plan or PIP. While the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) does not provide for PIP’s directly, you may be protected in the event of an unfair dismissal,[1] and other workplace rights such as making a complaint or inquiry in relation to your employment.[2]

 

How do I know whether my employer’s decision to make my position redundant is lawful or genuine redundancy?
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WorkPac v Skene [2018]- Am I still a casual employee if I work full-time hours?

Whether you will be classified as a casual employee will be determined by assessing the true nature of your employment relationship.

 

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