RMIT University Academic and Professional Staff Enterprise Agreement 2014

28. Disciplinary action and termination of employment


All decisions to discipline or terminate the employment of an employee covered by this Agreement must be in accordance with this Agreement. Disciplinary action against an academic employee may only be taken by the Vice-Chancellor. This clause does not apply to casual employees or to the non-confirmation of employment at the end of a probation period.


All actions of the relevant senior officer under clause 29 will be final except that nothing in this Agreement will be construed as excluding the jurisdiction of any external court or tribunal which, but for this Agreement, would be competent to deal with the matter.


If the disciplinary action to be taken is termination of employment, the employee will be given the amount of notice as specified in the employee’s contract of employment or an amount of notice in accordance with the Act, whichever is greater. The University, at its discretion, may provide payment or part payment in lieu of notice

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