Fair Work Amendment (Small Business–Penalty Rates Exemption) Bill 2012

Fair Work Amendment (Small Business–Penalty Rates Exemption) Bill 2012

12 March 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-784-2

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 267KB)
 
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 79KB)
 
CHAPTER 1 - Introduction (PDF 97KB)

Reference
Conduct of inquiry
Background and purpose of the bill
Key provisions of the bill
Compatibility with human rights
Acknowledgment
Notes on references

 
CHAPTER 2 - Issues (PDF 590KB)

Key issues raised by those in favour of the bill
Key issues raised by those opposed to the bill
Unintended consequences of the bill
Penalty rates immediately following the introduction of WorkChoices
Non-compliance with requirement to pay penalty rates
Conclusion

 
COALITION SENATORS' ADDITIONAL COMMENTS (PDF 73KB)
 
SENATOR NICK XENOPHON'S DISSENTING REPORT (PDF 99KB)

The concept of a weekend
Recompense for working 'unsociable hours'
The current regulatory environment

 
APPENDIX 1 (PDF 448KB)
Submissions received
Additional information received
Responses to questions taken on notice
 
APPENDIX 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the committee (PDF 5KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
Email: eewr.sen@aph.gov.au

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