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Labor rights or workers' rights are both legal rights and human rights relating to labor relations between workers and employers. These rights are codified in national and international labor and employment law. In general, these rights influence working conditions in relations of employment. One of the most prominent is the right to freedom of association, otherwise known as the right to organize. Workers organized in trade unions exercise the right to collective bargaining to improve working conditions.

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    VIC Employee rights for personal data

    Just looking on some clarity from the privacy and data protection act 2014 and how it relates to my question. Can personal smartphones synced to the company network be searched during a digital forensic investigation. What rights do employees have? Does there have to be something stipulated in...
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    QLD Employer income protection gone wrong

    Hey guys. I’d appreciate your advice on an issue I’m having. I broke my arm at home back in October. I’m a tradesman so couldn’t work for a month. Luckily I had some savings and paid leave to use during this time. But I’ve been paying quite a high premium for income protection for three...
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    VIC Not Working for Eight Months - What are My Employee Rights?

    Hi, First of all, thank you to the kind lawyers who help in this page. I’m an educator and I do my work in my home (family daycare - self-employed) and we must do this work as a self employed contracting with a registered company. I have been on an overseas holiday for 2 months and I gave...
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    NSW Cancer treatment employee rights

    I have recently been diagnosed as early stage cancer and commenced chemotherapy. Due to the uncertainty of side effects I put in a request for part time hours instead of working full time which was granted however my 12 month contract just expired for my full time position and they weren't...
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    NSW Will I ever get paid?

    I work as an employee for a labour hire group who subcontracts us to a postal company, where I work for four hours each day. My labour company sends a roster to the postal company, with the names of people who will work that day. One day I turned up to work, having been confirmed to do so (from...
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    VIC Unfair Treatment in a Cafe - Employee Rights?

    Hi all, I have a few questions regarding my employment, a lot of my manager/business owner's behaviours seem very suspicious and I wanted to know whether they are breaking any employment laws/industry awards. 1. Shifts being pushed back and cancelled. The last 3 weeks I have been rostered on...
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    VIC Advice/experience on upcoming arrest fraud/theft from employer

    Hi All, I’ve been reading through this forum to see if I can gain any advice regarding my criminal matter and thought I would sign up and just post a question. Here are the relevant details and I would appreciate advice, experience, likelihood, anything that could assist me. -managed a...
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    QLD Employer Possibly Trying to Force Resignation - My Employee Rights?

    So recently I made a small error. It resulted in a conversation with the boss saying be more careful, etc. I know what I did and accept it. However, within a week or so another related problem that I'm being blamed for yet I don't recall having done what was said, this resulted in a more...
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    NSW the law regarding giving an employee a written warning

    Hi All Hoping someone could assist. So I was given a first written warning for not supporting a user when they were in a conference meeting. The week when this happened I was very sick but showed up to work. I setup the room and left then 10 minutes had gone by and the user was in the room with...
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    SA Employee rights on work cover

    hi. Can you be stood down for work if you are on work cover. This happened to my friend because his police clearances expired while he was off injured.they day he returned to work they stood him down, took him off work cover and then paid him his holiday pay while he waited for his clearances...