Factsheet no. 5: Stand down factsheet
You can be stood down from your job if you cannot do useful work because of a situation that your employer is not responsible for, such as COVID-19.
Being stood down means that you still have a job. This means when there is work to do, you can return to work.
This factsheet answers questions including:
- What should I do if I have been stood down?
- What if I disagree with my employer about being stood down?
- What are my rights?