Fair Work and Awards

Some common questions about Fair Work and Awards:

It is Australia’s national workplace relations tribunal and operates under the Fair Work Act 2009. The FWC carries out many functions such as resolving workplace disputes and providing remedies when laws have been breached.

An award sets out the minimum conditions for employees in certain industries and roles. There are 122 industry and occupation awards that cover most people in Australia.

The Fair Work Ombudsman website can provide information about minimum awards and registered agreements.

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We know the ropes and our professionals have expertise specific to every legal situation—many are Accredited Specialists.
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We’re local to wherever you are, and our offices are owned and operated by friendly, local professionals, proud of their communities.
We genuinely care about our clients. It’s the core of who we are and has been since the first practice was opened by ER Stack on the NSW Mid-North Coast in 1931.
We make the process easy for you with the latest tech to keep services cost effective—and you in control.

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