9 Rights You Have as an Employee


A great post with simple, easy-to-understand information on the rights of employees. My readers will definitely enjoy reading this too. Cheers, Penelope

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9 rights you have as an employee

There are certain procedures and conditions an employer must have in place for their employees in Australia.

Don’t be afraid to ask your employer for any of these things if they aren’t currently being provided – it may be the case that your employer didn’t know themselves.

  • Payslips – must be provided to you within 1 working day of being paid, even if you are on leave.
  • Holiday and personal leave balances – must be provided to you if you request it.
  • Superannuation – has to be paid into your nominated super fund at least every 3 months.
  • Deductions – if you are under 18 your employer cannot deduct money from your pay unless your parent/guardian has agreed in writing.
  • Jury duty – your employer must give you leave to attend jury selection and jury duty (called community service leave). This includes casual employees. You must give your employer reasonable…

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