Find everything you need to help understand your workplace rights and obligations in the fast food, restaurant or café industry.

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Understand awards

Awards are legally enforceable documents that provide information about pay rates and employment conditions. They cover employers and employees based on the industry they work in and the type of job they do.

It’s important to know what award you are covered by. The award that covers an employer and some or all of its employees may change if the primary nature of the business changes, or the primary nature of the employee’s duties changes.

If you’re not sure which award you’re covered by:

Tools and resources

We have tools and resources to help you in the fast food, restaurant and café industry:

Interactive award tools

Use our interactive tools to help understand pay, hours of work, penalties, allowances, leave and termination in the:

Interactive templates

Use our interactive templates on the Templates page.

Find your award

If you’re not sure which award covers your employment, see:

Leave Calculator

Calculate annual, sick and carer’s leave using our Leave Calculator.

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Fixing a workplace problem

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