Employer obligations to employees include:
Sexual harassment is unlawful under State and Federal legislation. All employees have a responsibility to behave in a manner that is not offensive or threatening to co-workers. It is the employer's responsibility to create a workplace climate that is free of sexual jokes, comments, innuendoes and actions that could cause embarrassment or offence to workers.
Right to Join a Union
Employees have the right to decide whether to join a union or not. In this decision they must be free from harassment or intimidation.
Employees have the right to work in a workplace that is free from industrial hazards and is not injurious to health. Workplaces should have adequate lighting, heating, ventilation and appropriate safety equipment.
Superannuation is the term given to a method for accumulating funds for a person' retirement. In Australia it is law (Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992), it is compulsory for all employers to make contribution to the employee's superannuation scheme. The minimum contribution, with a few exceptions, that an employer must make is 9% of the employees gross earnings.
(C) Leo Isaac 2005, 2013