It's important to know your basic rights and entitlements as a worker and how to avoid being scammed by an unscrupulous employer.
This section provides info and tips about your rights as an employee and covers a range of work-related issues including how the Fair Work system works, how to spot dodgy job ads and employment scams, salary and wages, contracts, unfair dismissal and rights for casual workers.
In this section:
Having a contract means you are classified as an employee, as opposed to a contractor, and therefore have certain rights available to you.
Problems at work
Everyone has the right to a safe and healthy workplace, free from bullying, harassment and discrimination.
Rights of full-time and part-time workers
Info about your rights as an employee under the Fair Work System, including the national employment standards, modern awards and minimum wage.
Info on the salary rates and graduate salaries to make sure you are getting paid right.