National Employment Standards

The National Employment Standards (NES) set out minimum conditions of employment. You can find details of how the standards apply in the fact sheets below.

Introduction to the National Employment Standards (pdf 136KB) PDF icon
Introduction to the National Employment Standards (rtf 357KB) rtf icon

1. Maximum weekly hours and the National Employment Standards (pdf 147KB) PDF icon
Maximum weekly hours and the National Employment Standards (rtf 399KB) rtf icon

2. Requests for flexible working arrangements and the National Employment Standards (pdf 147KB) PDF icon
Requests for flexible working arrangements and the National Employment Standards (rtf 347KB) rtf icon

3. Parental leave and related entitlements and the National Employment Standards (pdf 159KB) PDF icon
Parental leave and related entitlements and the National Employment Standards (rtf 412KB) rtf icon

4. Annual leave and the National Employment Standards (pdf 144KB) PDF icon
Annual leave and the National Employment Standards (rtf 377KB) rtf icon

5. Personal carers leave and compassionate leave and the National Employment Standards (pdf 148KB) PDF icon
Personal carers leave and compassionate leave and the National Employment Standards (rtf 360KB) rtf icon

6. Community service leave and the National Employment Standards (pdf 140KB) PDF icon
Community service leave and the National Employment Standards (rtf 376KB) rtf icon

7. Long service leave and the National Employment Standards (pdf 143KB) PDF icon
Long service leave and the National Employment Standards (rtf 343KB) rtf icon

8. Public holidays and the National Employment Standards (pdf 141KB) PDF icon
Public holidays and the National Employment Standards (rtf 385KB) rtf icon

9. Notice of termination and redundancy pay and the National Employment Standards (pdf 155KB) PDF icon
Notice of termination and redundancy pay and the National Employment Standards (rtf 41KB) rtf icon

10. Fair Work Information Sheet and the National Employment Standards (pdf 139 KB) PDF icon
Fair Work Information Sheet and the National Employment Standards (rtf 341KB) rtf icon 

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Page last updated: 08 Sep 2010