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Inquiry into pay equity and associated issues related to increasing female participation in the workforce

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Making it fair
Report tabling media conference: 23 November 2009


Speakers: Sharryn Jackson MP (Committee Chair, Member for Hasluck, WA), Barry Haase MP (Deputy Chair, Member for Kalgoorlie, WA) Sharon Bird MP (Committee Member, Member for Cunningham, NSW) and Shayne Neumann (Committee Member, Member for Blair, Qld) and Mike Symon MP (Committee Member, Member for Deakin, Vic).

Report

On Monday 23 November 2009, the House Standing Committee on Employment and Workplace Relations tabled its report on the inquiry into pay equity and associated issues related to increasing female participation in the workforce entitled Making it fair.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 12 chapters, 4 appendices and 1 minority report.

Making it fair

Preliminary pages (PDF 194KB)
Contents, Foreword, Membership of the Committee, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 112KB)
Introduction

Chapter 2 (PDF 938KB)
Setting the scene

Chapter 3 (PDF 195KB)
International perspective

Chapter 4 (PDF 237KB)
Wages setting approaches

Chapter 5 (PDF 448KB)
Industrial relations legislative reforms

Chapter 6 (PDF 129KB)
Anti-discrimination legislation

Chapter 7 (PDF 184KB)
Pay Equity Unit

Chapter 8 (PDF 183KB)
Administrative approaches

Chapter 9 (PDF 197KB)
Data collection and research

Chapter 10 (PDF 327KB)
Women’s choices?

Chapter 11 (PDF 166KB)
Cultural dimensions

Chapter 12 (PDF 64KB)
Conclusions

Appendix A (PDF 44KB)
List of submissions

Appendix B (PDF 75KB)
List of exhibits

Appendix C (PDF 71KB)
List of hearings and witnesses

Appendix D (PDF 33KB)
Glossary

Minority report (PDF 89KB)
Mr Barry Haase MP, Mr Michael Keenan MP, Mr Rowan Ramsey MP and Dr Andrew Southcott MP

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