NSW IR has developed a number of fact sheets for employers and employees to help explain workplace rights and responsibilities under the new industrial relations system.
This fact sheet outlines the accrual and taking of annual leave and personal carer's leave. How much of the leave an employee is entitled to and what happens if an employee does not take all of their leave.
Taking Leave - Annual Leave and Personal Carer's Leave (pdf - 872Kb)
This fact sheet explains what these types of leave are, who is entitled to this leave, how it accrues and what happens if the leave is not taken.
Taking Leave - Compassionate Leave, Community Service Leave, Public Holidays and Ceremonial Leave (pdf - 781Kb)
This fact sheet outlines what can be deducted from an employee's pay and what cannot be deducted.
Illegal Pay Deductions (pdf - 569Kb)
This fact sheet outlines information regarding what is an enterprise agreement, why they may be used in an organisation, how to make an enterprise agreement in your organisation and how to have an enterprise agreement approved.
Enterprise Agreements - What are they? (pdf - 921Kb)
This fact sheet outlines the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees when a new worker starts work with your organisation.
Trial work and work experience (pdf - 824Kb)
This fact sheet outlines information about the making of policies and procedures in an organisation. What is a policy, why are they important and; how to make and implement a policy.
Developing good workplace policies – information for employers (pdf - 816Kb)
This helpful booklet tells you all about your workplace rights to make sure you get a fair days pay for the work you do. It has loads of information about starting work, getting the right pay, annual leave, sick leave and much more. It also tells you where you can go if you need help.
Offered a job? (pdf - 362Kb)
You can find out all you need to know about long service leave in this fact sheet. What is long service leave? When are you entitled to it? Can you take it in advance? Have a read so you don’t miss out on your leave entitlements.
Long service leave (pdf - 812Kb)
Employers have to keep accurate records of workers and this fact sheet can tell you what records they should be keeping. Things such as pay records, flexible working arrangements, superannuation and many more. Also, find out what exactly should be written on a pay slip.
Pay slips and records (pdf - 909Kb)
If your job ends, for whatever reason, there are rules in place to protect you. This fact sheet tells you all the ins and outs of leaving a job. Giving notice, dismissals, what entitlements you could be owed and what to do if you think you may have been unfairly dismissed.
Leaving your job – don’t walk away (pdf - 808Kb)
Fact sheet for Workers (pdf - 132Kb)
Fact sheet for Employers (pdf - 130Kb)