A program to educate young people about their rights at work, including work health and safety, through free classroom-based school briefings in the ACT.
The Rights at Work Schools Program includes our Rights at Work classroom sessions and Work Health and Safety briefings. Get in touch to find out more.
Fewer than twenty percent of young workers know their basic workplace rights, including the minimum wage.
Our Rights at Work in Schools Program
We provide free information sessions to ACT schools about your rights at work, including the National Employment Standards, and workplace rights and responsibilities.
We provide opportunities for young people to take a leading role in the young worker movement to improve awareness of workplace rights.
Too many young people are exploited when they start their very first job. We give young people the skills and confidence to stand up for their rights.
Young workers are twice as likely as older workers to be ripped off at work. Our Rights at Work in Schools program educates young people, so they can navigate their workplace rights.
Arian McVeigh, Manager, Young Workers Centre
Want your school to participate?
Are you a teacher, careers counselor or Work Experience coordinator? Students of working age need to know their rights and responsibilities at work. Students preparing for work experience need to know about work health and safety. The Young Workers Centre Advice Service can help! And we’re supported by ACT Government.
We run free, educational and interactive Rights at Work classroom sessions for school students of working age. Get in touch to find out more.
We run free, educational briefings about Work Health and Safety for students preparing for work experience. Get in touch to find out more.