- What We Do
We’re here to help with Victorian women experiencing pregnancy, breastfeeding or parental status discrimination with our dedicated legal service.
The research report 'Overwhelmed and Frustrated: Experiences of workplace sexual harassment and discrimination; the barriers faced with the legal system”, was released on Wednesday 8 November 2023.
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.
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.
JobWatch is delighted to be the one of the recipients of generous funding from the Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner to address the fact that Victorian pregnant women continue to be dismissed, demoted and discriminated against in the workplace.
JobWatch was featured in the Law Institute Journal Jan/Feb 2024 issue, commenting on workplace sexual harassment and discrimination.
On 6 December 2023, new restrictions on the use of limited (“fixed”) term contracts under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) came into effect.
JobWatch has today secured over $22,000 in total compensation for eight international students who were alleged by the employer to have been independent contractors but were found by the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia to be employees.
A new research report by JobWatch employment rights legal centre, RMIT and the University of Wollongong, has revealed that over 3 in 5 employers are not taking internal complaints of workplace sexual harassment and discrimination seriously and are not acting to protect their employees from discrimination in the workplace.
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.