RMIT University Academic and Professional Staff Enterprise Agreement 2014

53. Probationary employment


Notwithstanding the provisions of clause 29, the Vice-Chancellor may dismiss with notice a probationary academic on the grounds of unsatisfactory performance provided that:

(a) the academic is serving a reasonable qualifying or probationary period determined and notified to the academic in advance; and

(b) the dismissal complies with RMIT’s probation procedures; and

(c) notice of dismissal is given in writing.


An academic dismissed in accordance with clause 53.1 will be entitled to a payment of six months in lieu of notice.

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