Fair Work has updated the Fair Work Information Statement to make it easier for employees to understand minimum workplace entitlements. Every worker in Australia needs to get a copy of the Fair Work Information Statement when they start a new job.   Employers must know that: The Fair Work Information Statement is information issued by the Fair Work Ombudsman that gives new employees a summary of the National Employment Standards and conditions of employment in Australia.Employers have a legal obligation to give new employees a copy of the statement before or as soon as practical after they start employment. Stated in Section 125 of the Fair Work Act 2009.To access the latest copy please visit: https://www.fairwork.gov.au/employee-entitlements/national-employment-standards/fair-work-information-statement Under the Fair Work Act 2009, employers who do not provide access to the Fair Work information statement may face a penalty for a breach of the NES.