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NSW Industrial Relations
Making NSW Workplaces Fair For All

Employee essentials

Information on Full-Time, Part-Time, Casual and Unpaid work.

The Fair Work system was created by the Fair Work Act 2009 and started on 1 July 2009. The Fair Work system is the name used for the minimum employment laws and agency bodies that were created by the Fair Work Act 2009. It's the national workplace relations system.

Where to go for information on Unpaid work.

Find out more regarding your Employer's obligation to make and keep employment records according to the Long Service Leave Act 1955.

Long service leave applies to most NSW employees who are full-time, part-time or casuals. If you have been working for the same employer for 10 years you are entitled to 2 months (8.67 weeks) paid leave, to be paid at your ordinary gross weekly wage under the Long Service Leave Act 1955 (the Act).

Please lodge a complaint with NSW Industrial Relations if you feel that you have not received an entitlement owed to you regarding Long Service Leave or non-payment of award or statutory entitlements.