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The situation is that you have likely been unfairly dismissed by what is called constructive dismissal. They must pay you your final pay and holiday pay and if they do not pay these, then you can make a claim against them for a personal grievance. A personal grievance claim should be set out in a letter which sets out all of the issues, and you should ask them for seven days to reply. If they don't reply then the next step is to contact the mediators at the Department of labour and ask for a mediation to resolve the issue. The fact that they have not given you a written employment contract will also be an issue because that is illegal. Some people get a lawyer to help them with the personal grievance letter and the mediation, but it is not essential. In this situation you are quite likely to get an award because of the very poor procedure used and the failure to have a written contract.
So the next step is to give a deadline and then to bring the personal grievance claim and go to mediation. They have clearly handled this incorrectly and you can claim damages as well as the money they accept they owe you
It isnt usually a large amount, but say $1000 for the failure to provide a written contract and up to about $5000 for the poor process and unfair dismissal