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  • Workplace Relations and Other Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Other Measures) Bill 2001

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    30 Aug 2001 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Fair Dismissal) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to exempt small businesses from the unfair dismissal provisions (except in relation to apprentices and trainees); and require the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to order that an unfair dismissal application is invalid if it relates to a small business employer. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Genuine Bargaining) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: list factors to be taken into account by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission when considering whether a negotiating party is not genuinely trying to reach agreement; and empower the Commission to make orders in relation to new bargaining periods. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Prohibition of Compulsory Union Fees) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    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 (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    20 Feb 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to require that, in order to be protected industrial action under the Act, such action must be preceded by a secret ballot process overseen by the Australian Industrial Relations Commission; and, consequential on commencement of the proposed
    Workplace Relations Amendment (Genuine Bargaining) Act 2002
    , allows protected industrial action to be taken without a secret ballot, after a cooling-off period; and provides for the recommencement of protected action after the end of a suspension of a bargaining period. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Track (What's this?)

    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 (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    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 Legislation Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    21 Mar 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Further to the Workplace Relations Amendment (Registration and Accountability of Organisations) Bill 2002, the bill: makes consequential amendments, including the repeal of certain provisions of the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    ; and contains transitional and savings provisions; also amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: correct errors and omissions; and remove obsolete references; and makes consequential amendments to 20 other Acts. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    16 May 2002 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    STOTT DESPOJA, Natasha 
    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. 

    Bill

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Simplifying Agreement-making) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: simplify agreement-making at the workplace level; reduce the delays, formality and cost involved in having an agreement certified; prevent interference by third parties in agreement-making; and provide for the extended operation of certified agreements of up to five years. Also contains application and saving provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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