28 Nov 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman has started a formal investigation into whether the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF), Victorian Branch is in breach of the Fair Work Act.
25 Nov 2011
Many school or university students will pick up a job over the Christmas break. If you’re employing young workers, or are one yourself, we have information and advice for you to check out.
24 Nov 2011
Have a look for the 2012 school holiday dates in your state or territory. Many students are looking for employment when they go on school break. Similarly, many employees apply for leave over the school holidays to spend time with their kids.
23 Nov 2011
We are launching an e-newsletter to help employers keep up-to-date on issues of employment at the time they need to know it.
23 Nov 2011
The Fair Work Ombudsman was granted leave yesterday to intervene in the Australian Nursing Federation (ANF), Victorian Branch appeal against Orders made in Fair Work Australia on November 16.
15 Nov 2011
We publish Guidance Notes that tell you how we interpret the laws we enforce, and what you can expect when you deal with us.
11 Nov 2011
We have released the findings of our audit into sham contracting in the cleaning services, hair and beauty and call centre industries.
9 Nov 2011
Employees who also serve in the Navy, Army and Air Force reserves have protections that allow them to go on Defence leave. Employers should be aware of their obligations to Defence reservists.
8 Nov 2011
There is no specific requirement under legislation to give employees 3 warnings before going through a termination. However, employers should ensure they follow the law.
7 Nov 2011
Not sure of a word on the website? We have introduced a new feature that gives you the definition of some complex terms just by hovering your cursor over them.
4 Nov 2011
Over 825,000 people called us last financial year with a question about their wages, conditions or another issue. What’s your question for us?