This chapter and the two chapters ('Protection for your rights at work' and 'Occupational health and safety') should be read together when considering the law covering the rights, entitlements and obligations of employees in Victoria.

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Beth Stewart

Solicitor, Lander & Rogers

Employment contracts, awards and agreements: Contacts

Trade unions

Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU)
Level 6, 365 Queen Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: 1300 486 466
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 (country callers)
Email: jobwatch@jobwatch.org.au
Web: http://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.

Wage rates and employment entitlements

Fair Work Commission
Victorian office:
Level 4, 11 Exhibition Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: 1300 799 675
Tel (out of hours emergency): 0419 960 157
Email: melbourne@fwc.gov.au
Web: www.fwc.gov.au

The Fair Work Commission is Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal.

Fair Work Ombudsman
Melbourne office:
414 La Trobe Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: 13 13 94
Web: www.fairwork.gov.au

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