The young workers helpline
|What are my rights at work?
||How much should I be paid?|
|I'm being bullied at work - what can I do?
||How do I join a Union |
How Help At Work can help you
Help at Work is and ACTU/Union initiative which informs young people of their rights and resopnsibilities at work, and provides advice on how to resolve workplace issues.
Our hotline and website can help by advising:
your correct rate of pay and entitlements
your legal rights as a casual, part-time or temp
how to resolve problems at your work
how to negotiate roster changes
how to create a worker-friendly environment
the right union to get in touch with
Under Australian law you have the right to:
work in an environment free from bullying and sexual harassment
be protected from discrimination
belong to a union and negotiate better pay and conditions
What do unions do?
Australian unions represent a wide range of working people, including cooks, cleaners, waiters, call-centre operators, bank tellers and shop assistants. Whichever industry you work in, there is a union that covers you.
Unions have been working for more than 100 years to represent workers. Their achievements include:
The Union helpline for new workers, trainees, apprentices and casuals to get advice about the world of work and to make the most of your workplace
1300 362 223