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Employee rights

The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) provides protections of certain rights to Australian workers, including potential employees. These include:

An employer must not take any 'adverse action' against an employee or potential employee, because they have a workplace right, have exercised a workplace right or propose to exercise that workplace right.

Adverse actions that can be taken against an employee or potential employee might include:

Examples of adverse action include:

What is the timeframe for lodging a claim?

If the claim does not involve a dismissal, you can lodge a claim up to six years after the alleged action took place.

If the claim involves a dismissal, you only have 21 days to lodge a claim.

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