- What We Do
Our unique Telephone Information Service (TIS) is a free and confidential service that assists over 16,000 Victorian, Queensland and Tasmanian workers every year with their rights at work. Find out more and call us today.
We publish a range of legal education Fact Sheets for workers experiencing issues at work. Learn more about employment contracts, casual employment, unfair dismissal, discrimination and more.
JobWatch is pleased to announce the re-publication of our valued ‘Unfair Dismissal Self-Representation Kit’ and ‘Make a Small Claim Self-Representation Kit’, updated for 2022.
If you’ve experienced sexual harassment or discrimination in the workplace, we are here to help. We can assist through providing legal information and once-off advice, through to ongoing representation.
Employment is extremely important for financial security, independence and self-esteem for people experiencing family violence (FV). We assist Victorian workers where their work has been impacted by FV.
We know that it can be difficult to find time to call during the day, which is why our Telephone Information Service is open late on Wednesday nights until 8.30pm - supporting more people, at a time that suits them.
In collaboration with the Gig Workers’ Hub, JobWatch is running a pop-up drop-in legal advice clinic for gig workers on Thursday 11 May 2023.
If you or someone you know is pregnant, this is your opportunity to learn about your rights at work from JobWatch employment rights community legal centre, with a focus on pregnancy and breastfeeding discrimination, parental leave and more.
JobWatch has updated a number of Fact Sheets and resources to reflect recent changes in employment law.
Last week’s decision by the Personal Injury Commission of NSW could have significant impact on the status of gig economy workers, says employment law expert.
Representing eight international students in underpayments cases against the same employer or accessory, JobWatch has won a landmark case which will allow workers across Australia to ask the court for orders against third parties who were knowingly involved in the underpayments in small claims proceedings.
JobWatch welcomes yesterday’s decision by the full bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) on a model family and domestic violence (FDV) leave term for an entitlement of 10 days of paid FDV leave per year in modern awards.
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