Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union

 

Your employer must discuss changes with you before making them

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Some employers may try to use COVID-19 as an excuse to terminate your apprenticeship, stand you down from your apprenticeship without pay, suspend your apprenticeship, reduce your hours of work, or rearrange your training schedule or even prevent you from attending your training.

These things cannot be done without discussion because your training contract confers special rights upon you as an apprentice.

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