Our fact sheets are designed to help you with common employment law claims, issues you may experience in the workplace and entitlements you may be able to receive. You should use the fact sheets if you have already called our Advice Line or used our InfoGuide.

Fact Sheets

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Unfair dismissal

Constructive dismissal: when you are forced to resign

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Constructive Dismissal When You Are Forced To Resign58k

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Constructive Dismissal When You Are Forced To Resign180.4k

Discrimination, bullying and sexual harassment

Employee or independent contractor: which one are you?

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Employee Or Independent Contractor Which One Are You113k

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Employee Or Independent Contractor Which One Are You202.2k

Employment contracts

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Employment Contracts137k

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Employment Contracts240.7k

General protections

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General Protections For National System Employees129.5k

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General Protections For National System Employees203.4k

Minimum conditions of employment including long service leave and redundancy

Missed the deadline for making a claim: what can you do?

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Missed The Deadline For Making A Claim What Can You Do94.5k

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Missed The Deadline For Making A Claim What Can You Do191.9k

National or state system employee: which one are you?

Paid parental leave

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Paid Parental Leave114k

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Paid Parental Leave191.1k

Permanent or casual employee: which one are you?

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Permanent Or Casual Employee Which One Are You123k

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Permanent Or Casual Employee Which One Are You215.7k

Restraint of trade: employer restrictions during and after employment

Unlawful termination

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Unlawful Termination For State System Employees105.5k

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Unlawful Termination For State System Employees188.1k

 

More Resources

You may wish to use our InfoGuide if you do not know what employment law issue applies to you. Our InfoGuide will ask you questions about your employment to work out which of our fact sheets, information kits and other resources is best for you. You should use the InfoGuide if you have not called our Advice Line yet.

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You may wish to use our information kits if you know that you can make a particular claim and would like specific information on how to make that claim. Our information kits are designed to help you lodge your claim, prepare for conferences or hearings and give you some information on what to expect from the process. You should use the information kits if you have already called our Advice Line or used our InfoGuide.

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You may wish to download a list of private solicitors who practise in employment law if you need more assistance than ELC can provide. You should download the private solicitors list if you have already called our Advice Line are not eligible for our services.

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The information videos explain the services offered by ELC, summarise workplace rights in Western Australia and let you know what your legal options might be if you have problems with your job.

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If you are having difficulty with any of the terminology used on this site our Glossary can assist by providing a quick reference guide to legal terms, services and organisations featured on the site.

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