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Employment Law

This chapter explains the law that applies to employment relationships (employer/employee) and the way the law operates, including through the sources of the employment relationship (contract or award), the enforcement of an employment agreement, general protections and safeguards for employees as well as resources and contacts in Tasmania.

Employment Law

For information on Commonwealth law relating to employment and workplaces, we have linked the Fitzroy Legal Services Handbook. Commonwealth law applies in Tasmania for workers and workplaces. We have some state law. See the chapter sections on Workplace Health & Safety and Workers' Compensation.

Contacts and Resources

WorkSafe Tasmania https://www.worksafe.tas.gov.au/home WorkSafe Tasmania may be contacted by: Shop Fronts Rosny Park - 30 Gordon's Hill Road Launceston - 3rd floor, Henty House, 1 Civic Square Burnie - 3rd floor, Reece House, 46 Mount Street Phone 1300 366 322 (within Tasmania) (03...

Page last updated 19/03/2018

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