Contacts: Protection for your rights at work

Trade unions

Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU)

Level 4, 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.weareunion.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

Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

Tel (admin): (02) 9284 9600

Tel (national information service): 1300 656 419

Email: infoservice@humanrights.gov.au

Web: www.humanrights.gov.au

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC)

Level 3, 204 Lygon Street, Carlton Vic 3053

Tel: 1300 292 153; 1300 891 848

Email: information@veohrc.vic.gov.au

Web: www.humanrightscommission.vic.gov.au

Wage rates, employment entitlements and unfair dismissals

Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business: www.employment.gov.au

Fair Work Commission: www.fwc.gov.au

Fair Work Ombudsman: www.fairwork.gov.au

Fair Work Commission

Victorian office:

Level 4, 11 Exhibition Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 1300 799 675; 0419 563 601 (after hours emergency)

Email: melbourne@fwc.gov.au

Web: www.fwc.gov.au

Fair Work Ombudsman

Melbourne office:

Level 6, 414 La Trobe Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 13 13 94

Web: www.fairwork.gov.au