It's a crime for an employer in Victoria to deliberately underpay employees or dishonestly withhold employee entitlements.
Long service leave
Most employees qualify for long service leave if they have worked continuously with one employer for at least 7 years.
Employing children under 15 years old
An employer must get a permit before they employ someone under 15 – whether the work is paid or unpaid.
Engaging owner drivers and forestry contractors
There are requirements that owner drivers, forestry contractors, hirers and freight brokers in the transport and forestry industries must adhere to.
Language help - Wage Inspectorate Victoria
Interpreting service and translations to help you understand Victoria's long service leave, child employment, wage theft and owner driver laws.
Reviewed 24 February 2023