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Monash University Enterprise Agreement (Trades and Services Staff – Building and Metal Trades Staff) 2009
Part 2 – Conditions Of Employment
Section 2 – University and Staff Members’ Duties, Employment Relationship and Related Arrangements
21. Termination of Employment other than Redundancy
21.1 Notice of termination will be in accordance with section 117 of the Fair Work Act 2009, provided that any greater period of notice specified in the Trades and Services Staff member's contract of employment or in this Agreement will continue to apply.
21.2 Notice shall not be required in relation to the termination of a staff member found to have engaged in serious misconduct of such a nature that it would be unreasonable to require the University to continue the employment of the staff member concerned during the required period of notice, such as, but not limited to:
21.3 The period of notice in this clause, shall not apply in the case of casual staff members, apprentices or staff members engaged for a specific period of time or for a specific task or tasks.
21.4 The notice of termination required to be given by a staff member is the same as that required of the University, save and except that there is no requirement on the staff member to give additional notice based on the age of the staff member concerned.
21.5 If a staff member fails to give notice the University has the right to withhold monies due to the staff member to a maximum amount equal to the ordinary rate of pay for the period of notice.
21.6 Where the University has given notice of termination to a staff member, the staff member shall be allowed up to one day's time off without loss of pay for the purpose of seeking other employment. The time off shall be taken at times that are convenient to the staff member after consultation with the University.
21.7 The University shall, upon receipt of a request from a staff member whose employment has been or is to be terminated, provide to the staff member a written statement specifying the period of his or her employment and the classification of or type of work performed by the staff member.