Im wanting some advice on redundancy and the govts subsidy. i was working for the Hermitage hotel but they've made

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Customer: hi there. im wanting some advice on redundancy and the govts subsidy. i was working for the Hermitage hotel but they've made majority of us redundant on the last 4 weeks of the govt subsidy with that being 4 wks notice and no payout as apparently inline with our contracts?
JA: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: no as is why im on this site legal advice
JA: Are you an "at will" employee? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: unfortunately no i see thats not so big in nz
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no just the legalities of the redundancy
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There isn’t any right to a redundancy payment unless your employment contract has this in the contract. So what you were given appears to be a fairly standard payout unfortunately
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They've also said the redundancy was based on schedule 4 which all i can find in it is force majuere? i do not think the decision to close the Hermitage due to a loss of international business as force majeure? The decision to close the business was made by living man/woman.
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