If you are an international student working in Australia, it is important you know your rights, entitlements and protections in the workplace.
Did you know:
- it is illegal for an employer to treat you any differently to other workers based on your gender, religion, culture or nationality?
- you may be entitled to higher pay for working at night, on the weekend or during a public holiday?
- your employer cannot dismiss you if you are away from work temporarily due to illness?
- The Fair Work Ombudsman provides a free service to all people working in Australia. They have a range of information available on their website to help you understand your rights at work.