New Fair Work Handbook for Employers

In its press release dated 13 November 2012, the Fair Work Ombudsman announced the publication of its Fair Work

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Handbook to assist employers better understand the Fair Work Act and their obligations under workplace laws.

The Handbook provides an overview of the aspects of the Fair Work Act that employers must be familiar with, including:

  • The 10 National Employment Standards
  • Awards and Agreements
  • Pay slips and record-keeping
  • Employing staff
  • Handling workplace disputes
  • Managing underperformance, and
  • General protections.

The Handbook has been designed to assist employers prevent and resolve workplace issues in their businesses.

A copy of the handbook can be downloaded in PDF or Word from Fair Work Handbook