What to do when disputes happen in your workplace and how to ask us for help.
A dispute in the workplace is when one or more employers and employees:
- disagree about something
- cannot solve the problem together.
In workplaces the parties are usually:
- the employer
- the employees
- the registered organisations that represent them.
Problems with pay or conditions under an award or enterprise agreement are dealt with by the Fair Work Ombudsman.
Common issues in the workplace
Some of the most common disputes and issues you can ask us to deal with.
What workplace bullying is and isn't, and ways to stop it.
Most workers can apply to stop sexual harassment at work.
Different laws and organisations protect employees and workers.
Help for small business
Resources to help small business owners manage disputes.
Casual to permanent status
In some cases we can help with conversion issues.
Dispute about an award or agreement
What to do if you have a dispute about your terms and conditions.
Disputes about general protections
Ballots, disputes and preventing unprotected strike action.