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  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Choice in Award Coverage) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: provide all businesses with information about their rights and the processes involved with logs of claims; limit the ability of unions to involve small businesses which employ no union members into the federal jurisdiction; and require the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to inquire into views of unrepresented small business employers potentially affected by a logs of claims. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Good Faith Bargaining) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    Craig EMERSON MP 

    Bill

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Protecting Small Business Employment) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 May 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to restore the exemption for small business from redundancy payments by overturning the recent decision of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to impose redundancy pay obligations on small businesses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Fair Dismissal) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    03 Jun 2004 
    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. Also contains an application provision. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    24 Jun 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Environment and Heritage 
    Summary
    Provides for the establishment and operation of a scheme to apply national water efficiency labelling and minimum performance standards to certain water-use products. Also contains a regulation-making power. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Extended Prohibition of Compulsory Union Fees) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    11 Aug 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    17 Nov 2004 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to ensure the validity of agreements which were certified, approved or varied under the Act prior to the High Court’s decision on 2 September 2004 in
    Electrolux Home Products Pty Ltd v The Australian Workers’ Union and Others

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations (Restoring Family Work Balance) Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    29 Mar 2007 
    Chamber
    Senate 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Sponsor
    FIELDING, Sen Steve 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to ensure that workers in Australia are guaranteed public holiday leave in lieu, meal breaks, penalty rates, overtime and protection of existing redundancy entitlements. 

    Bill

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (A Stronger Safety Net) Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    28 May 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    ,
    Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992
    and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 to: create the Office of the Workplace Ombudsman and the Workplace Authority as statutory agencies; introduce a fairness test to apply to workplace agreements lodged on or after 7 May 2007 to guarantee employees fair compensation in lieu of modification or exclusion of protected award conditions such as penalty rates and overtime and shift loadings; establish a compliance framework to ensure the effective operation of the fairness test; and vary provisions relating to: prohibited content in workplace agreements; and membership requirements for registered organisations. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Wheat Marketing Amendment Bill 2007

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    14 Jun 2007 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Wheat Marketing Act 1989
    and Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997 in relation to: information-gathering and investigative powers of the Wheat Export Authority (WEA); extension of the minister’s veto power over non-AWB (International) Ltd bulk exports; ministerial power to change the holder of the single desk export privilege; deregulation of exports in bags and containers; and structural and governance reforms of the WEA including renaming it as the Export Wheat Commission. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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