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  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Improved Protection for Victorian Workers) Bill 2003

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    in relation to: safety net entitlements for employees in Victoria not covered by federal awards or agreements; access by Victorian employees to federal awards system; minimum pay rates for Victorian contract workers in the textiles, clothing and footwear industries; and annual leave entitlements for Victorian employees. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Improved Remedies for Unprotected Action) Bill 2004

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    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to ensure that applications for orders to prevent unprotected industrial action are dealt with quickly and that, in dealing with applications, the Australian Industrial Relations Commission takes into account the undesirability of unprotected action. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Prohibition of Compulsory Union Fees) Bill 2003

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    Date
    04 Dec 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the certified agreement and freedom of association provisions of the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: nullify clauses in certified agreements that purport to require payment of bargaining services fees; and prohibit conduct designed to compel persons to pay such fees. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Protection for Emergency Management Volunteers) Bill 2003

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    Date
    06 Mar 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to make it unlawful to dismiss emergency management volunteers who are temporarily absent from the workplace on voluntary emergency management duty. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) Bill 2002

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    in relation to the registration, amalgamation and internal administration and regulation of registered organisations, including election processes, duties of officers and employees of those organisations, financial accountability and disclosure, democratic control and penalties for breaches. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Tallies) Bill 2001

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    Date
    29 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2001

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    Date
    27 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Transition to Forward with Fairness) Bill 2008

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    Date
    13 Feb 2008 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: abolish Australian Workplace Agreements; provide transitional arrangements through Individual Transitional Employment Agreements (ITEAs); introduce a no-disadvantage test for ITEAs and collective agreements and ensure no agreement is approved until it passes the test; remove the requirement for a Workplace Relations Fact Sheet; provide that all parties agree to terminate collective workplace agreements; and enable award modernisation processes to be undertaken by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission. Also makes consequential amendments to 16 Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Transmission of Business) Bill 2004

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    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to empower the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to make an order that a certified agreement does not bind a new employer as a result of a transfer of a business, or only binds the new employer to a specified extent. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Bill 2005

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    Date
    02 Nov 2005 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    in relation to: creation of a national workplace relations system, including the establishment of the Australian Fair Pay Commission (AFPC) which will set and adjust minimum and award classification wages, minimum conditions of employment; public holidays; outworkers; direct bargaining between employers and employees; the role of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission, particularly in relation to regulation of industrial action; a simplified system of awards; redundancy pay by small business employers; transmission of business rules; protection of key award conditions in bargaining processes; dispute settlement procedures; extension of the compliance regime; transitional arrangements; provides for the renumbering of the Act; and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 in relation to the establishment of the AFPC. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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