The Fair Work Ombudsman is an independent agency of the Federal Government.
It provides employers and employees with information about their obligations and rights in the workplace.
The Ombudsman also investigates complaints and sometime enforces compliance with national workplace laws.
If you need to know more, contact your union or the Australian Unions Support Centre for free, confidential information and advice about any workplace issue.
Funding for this factsheet was provided by the Victorian Government as part of the uTech project. Please note that the information given here is general information only and is not legal advice. For further assistance, it is recommended you speak to your union.