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Second Reading Speeches

Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia’s Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2021

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  • Fair Work Amendment (Supporting Australia‚Äôs Jobs and Economic Recovery) Bill 2020
Industrial Relations
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Amends the:

Fair Work Act 2009
in relation to: defining casual employment; including a casual conversion entitlement in the National Employment Standards; providing a Casual Employment Information Statement to casual employees; offsetting casual loading amounts against claims for leave and other entitlements in certain circumstances; additional hours for part-time employees; flexible work directions; enterprise agreement making and approval processes; extending the nominal life of greenfields agreements relating to the construction of major projects; the compliance and enforcement framework; Fair Work Commission processes; and consequential amendments;
Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
to provide for the cessation of certain agreement based transitional instruments on 1 July 2022;
Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016
to: enable the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner to accept an enforceable undertaking in relation to a suspected remuneration-related contravention; and require the commissioner to publish certain information in relation to enforcement proceedings;
Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016
Federal Court of Australia Act 1976
to make consequential amendments; and
Fair Work Act 2009
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2020
to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the
Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia Act 2020

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