Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave) Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
Senate
Status
Act
Parliament no
43

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Summary

Amends the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992 to: provide for a minimum long service leave entitlement for all eligible employees in the black coal mining industry; require the Board of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation to make rules relating to the calculation of amounts employers are to be reimbursed; amend the long and short titles of the Act; change the structure and representation of the Board; increase the terms of directors; and make consequential amendments; Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Act 1992 and Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992 to make consequential amendments; Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Payroll Levy Collection Act 1992 to: amend definitions to reflect remuneration practices in the black coal mining industry; and place requirements on employers relating to the levy, including submitting returns and annual reports to the Board; Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Amendment Act 2009 to: clarify the calculation of long service leave entitlements for non-award employees; and provide for: transitional arrangements; recognition of long service before 1 January 2012; long service leave record keeping before 1 January 2012; and the Board to seek actuarial advice about the adequacy of the levy.

Progress

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21 Sep 2011
Second reading moved 21 Sep 2011
Second reading agreed to 21 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to 21 Nov 2011
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22 Nov 2011
Referred to Main Committee 22 Nov 2011
Second reading moved 22 Nov 2011
Second reading debate 22 Nov 2011
Second reading agreed to 22 Nov 2011
Reported from Main Committee 23 Nov 2011
Third reading agreed to 23 Nov 2011
Text of bill as passed both Houses 23 Nov 2011
Assent
  • Act no.: 142
  • Year: 2011
29 Nov 2011

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