Fair Work Information Statement - Updated July 2017
All employers covered by the Fair Work Act 2009 are required to give new employees a copy of the Fair Work Information Statement. The Statement provides basic information on matters that will affect employment.
The National Employment Standards
The Fair Work Act 2009 provides a safety net of minimum terms and conditions of employment through the National Employment Standards (NES). There are 10 minimum workplace entitlements in the NES.
Choice of Superannuation Fund - Standard Choice Form
Employers need to provide employees with the standard choice form so they can advise their chosen fund. Employers also need to nominate a default fund that contributions will be paid to if employees into don't choose a fund.
The Australian Privacy Principles
From 12 March 2014, the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) will replace the National Privacy Principles and Information Privacy Principles and will apply to organisations, and Australian Government (and Norfolk Island Government) agencies.This privacy fact sheet provides the text of the 13 APPs from Schedule 1 of the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012, which amends the Privacy Act 1988.
NSW WorkCover "If you get injured at work" Poster
This poster replaces the previous well known ' Watching out for you' poster and summarises the requirements of the Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 with regard to notifying injuries and making claims.
This poster must be displayed in every workplace in New South Wales.
Small Business Fair Dismissal Code and Checklist
There are special unfair dismissal arrangements that apply to small businesses.These arrangements simplify the dismissal process for small businesses.
The Small Business Fair Dismissal Code Checklist (the Checklist) has been developed to help small business employers comply with the Code. This tool will assist employers follow the Code’s procedural elements when dismissing an employee and understand when the Code applies.The Checklist should be read in conjunction with the Code.
Register of Injuries
NSW employers must keep a register of injuries to record workplace injuries or illnesses sustained by workers regardless of whether there has been a claim.
The register of injuries must include key information. NSW Workcover provides a template for this.