Contacts and resources: Protection for your rights at work

 

Trade unions

Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU)

Level 6, 365 Queen Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9664 7333; 1300 362 223

Email: help@actu.org.au

Web: www.actu.org.au

Victorian Trades Hall Council

Ground floor, Old Building, Trades Hall

54 Victoria Street, Carlton South Vic 3053

Tel: 9659 3511

Email: info@vthc.org.au

Web: www.vthc.org.au

General employment problems

JobWatch

21 Victoria Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9662 1933; 1800 331 617

Email: jobwatch@jobwatch.org.au

Web: www.jobwatch.org.au

JobWatch is an employment rights legal centre that provides a free and confidential telephone information and referral service to Victorian workers about their rights at work.

Sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Level 3, 204 Lygon Street, Carlton Vic 3053

Tel: 1300 891 848

TTY: 1300 289 621

Email: information@veohrc.vic.gov.au

Web: www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au

Wage rates, employment entitlements, unfair dismissals, AWAs/ITEAs

Information about entitlements is available at the following websites:

Commonwealth Department of Education and Training: www.education.gov.au

Fair Work Commission: www.fwc.gov.au

Fair Work Ombudsman: www.fairwork.gov.au

Federal

Fair Work Commission

Level 4, 11 Exhibition Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 8661 7777; 1300 799 675

Tel (out of hours emergency): 0419 960 157

Email: melbourne@fwc.gov.au

Web: www.fwc.gov.au

Fair Work Ombudsman

Level 6, 414 La Trobe Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 13 13 94

Web: www.fairwork.gov.au