Friday, August 11, 2017

The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched two new guides to assist apprentices and their employers to understand their rights and obligations in the workplace.

The guides – one for apprentices and one for employers – set out essential information about workplace rights and responsibilities including apprentice pay, rules around hiring apprentices and tips for resolving workplace issues.

The guides can be accessed at and They complement an existing range of tools and resources already available at, including fact sheets, best practice guides and an online course about hiring staff, including young workers.

To view the full media release please visit the Fair Work Ombudsman website.