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  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Protecting the Low Paid) Bill 2003

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Feb 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the objects of the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to ensure that the primary focus of the award safety net is to address the needs of the low paid. Also requires the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to recognise this primary focus when performing its functions and exercising its powers in relation to awards. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Right of Entry) Bill 2004

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    02 Dec 2004 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: establish a framework for the right of entry system which will clearly set out parties’ rights and responsibilities; and enable the Commonwealth to override the operation of State right of entry laws or industrial instruments within constitutional limits. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2000

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    26 Jun 2000 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business portfolio 

    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 (Secret Ballots for Protected Action) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 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 (Simplifying Agreement-making) Bill 2004

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    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

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Small Business Employment Protection) Bill 2005

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    08 Dec 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 2004 decision of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission to impose redundancy pay obligations on small businesses. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Superannuation) Bill 1998

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    04 Dec 1997 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Workplace Relations, Small Business and Waterfront Reform portfolio 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    13 Nov 2002 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: extend the operation of the federal unfair dismissal system to all employees of constitutional corporations; prevent employees from accessing remedies under comparable State unfair dismissal schemes; and make amendments to the operation of the unfair dismissal system. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002 [No. 2]

    Track (What's this?)

    Date
    06 Nov 2003 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Employment and Workplace Relations 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Workplace Relations Act 1996
    to: extend the operation of the federal unfair dismissal system to all employees of constitutional corporations; prevent employees from accessing remedies under comparable State unfair dismissal schemes; and make amendments to the operation of the unfair dismissal system. Also contains application provisions. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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