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I believe I have been made redundant because of my age, what are my rights?

Business restructuring is a convenient tactic for some employers who are looking to reduce labour costs. Redundancies are common in the process of conducting structural changes, and the section process for determining who is made redundant can be unlawful if proper process and procedure is not followed.

My job has been automated and I no longer have a role, what are my rights?
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My job has been automated and I no longer have a role, what are my rights?

 Where there has been a change in ‘operational requirements’, and your job is no longer required to be performed, your position becomes redundant. A change in operations requirements include circumstance in which a machine is available to do the job that was performed by you.

I have received a first and final warning, aren’t I meant to get three warnings before my employer can dismiss me?
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I have received a first and final warning, aren’t I meant to get three warnings before my employer can dismiss me?

What is the purpose of a warning?

The purpose of a warning is to inform an employee that his or her work performance or conduct is unsatisfactory and the performance or conduct in issue needs to improve.

However, there is no requirement for an employer to provide an employee with three warnings, or even one warning before terminating their employment.

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