Redundancy

The following estimate of benefits calculator is available for staff wanting to check potential entitlements, prior to applying for consideration that their position may be declared genuinely redundant.  Staff wanting to pursue a mutually-agreed separation are reminded that strict criteria need to be met (relevant extracts are provided below).

Click here to view the Estimate of Benefits calculator (xlsx, 22kb)

If you believe this may apply to your position, please e-mail Deborah Walker - Director, Human Resources (via director.hr@federation.edu.au) detailing how your position is surplus to requirements or could be restructured.

Extract

University of Ballarat Union Collective Agreement (UCA) 2010-2012 | Clause 68 - Redundancy:

Academic Employees | clause 68.1
68.1.2 Where the University has determined that it has employees in excess of its requirements in a particular work area and has decided to terminate the employment of one or more employees for reasons of an economic, technological, structural or similar nature, including but not limited to:
  i) a decrease in student demand or enrolments in any academic course or subject or combination or mix of courses or subjects conducted on one or more campuses;
  ii) a decision to cease offering or to vary the academic content of any course or subject or combination or mix of courses or subjects conducted on one or more campuses;
  iii) financial exigency with an organisational unit or cost centre; or
  iv) changes in technology or work methods.
General Staff Employees | clause 68.2
68.2.2 Where the University has determined that it has employees in excess of its requirements in a particular work area and has decided to terminate the employment of one or more employees for reasons of an economic, technological, structural or similar nature, including but not limited to:
  i) a decrease in student demand or enrolments in any program, course or subject or combination or mix of programs, courses or subjects conducted on one or more campuses;
  ii) a decision to cease offering or to vary the academic content of any course or subject or combination or mix of courses or subjects conducted on one or more campuses;
  iii) financial exigency with an organisational unit or cost centre;
  iv) changes in technology or work methods; or
  v) a decision to reduce or cease providing or to vary a service, function or activity conducted on one or more campuses.
TAFE teaching staff
Where the University has determined that it has employees in excess of its requirements in a particular work area and has decided to terminate the employment of one or more employees for reasons of an economic, technological, structural or similar nature, including but not limited to:
i) a decrease in student demand or enrolments in any TAFE course or subject or combination or mix of courses or subjects conducted on one or more campuses;
ii) a decision to cease offering or to vary the TAFE content of any course or subject or combination or mix of courses or subjects conducted on one or more campuses;
iii) financial exigency with an organisational unit or cost centre; or
iv) changes in technology or work methods.