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Work and employment

Do you have questions about your pay, or what your entitlements are? Have you been unfairly dismissed?


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Information to help you understand your rights in employment. The guide is divided into three sections: unfair dismissal, general protections dismissal, and wages and entitlements.


Commonwealth legislation dealing with employment, including the National Employment Standards and unfair dismissal.


This looseleaf service covers topics including recruitment, contracts, discrimination, awards, pay, leave, superannuation, occupational health and safety, grievance handling, and termination.


The Personal Injury Commission resolves disputes between people injured in motor accidents and workplaces, employers and insurers in NSW.

NSW Industrial Relations monitors wages, employment rights, obligations and employment conditions in NSW. Find information on specific industries, conditions of employment, and NSW public holidays.

Information from Legal Aid NSW about unpaid wages and entitlements at work.

Find information on a range of safety topics.
The Fair Work Commission is Australia's national workplace relations tribunal. Find information about employment conditions and termination of employment.

Looking for more? The State Library has a wealth of legal information in its collections. Try searching our various resources to find more.

Legislation and case law

NSW legislation

Find all NSW legislation, including current and historical Acts, Regulations, Gazettes and Bills. 

NSW caselaw

Find cases from NSW courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court, Local Court, and the Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)


Find legislation and cases from all Australian jurisdictions.

Federal Register of Legislation

Find all Commonwealth legislation, including current and historical Acts, Legislative Instruments, Gazettes and Bills.