Workplace Relations Amendment (Paid Maternity Leave) Bill 2002 [2004]

Type
Private
Sponsor
STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
Originating house
Senate 
Status
Not Proceeding 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the
Workplace Relations Act 1996
  to provide for a system of paid maternity leave, including provision for a government funded basic maternity payment, for employees not employed by Commonwealth, State or Territory governments; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
  to provide that women who receive this new maternity payment will be ineligible for the existing maternity allowance and maternity immunisation allowance. 

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Senate
16 May 2002Introduced and read a first time
16 May 2002Second reading moved
11 Mar 2004Second reading debate


17 Nov 2004Restored to Notice Paper
Senate
12 Feb 2008Lapsed at end of Parliament

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