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Second Reading Speeches

Fair Work Amendment (Paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2022

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Fair Work Act 2009
to replace the current entitlement in the National Employment Standards to five days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave in a 12-month period with an entitlement to ten days of paid leave for full-time, part-time and casual employees; extend the definition of family and domestic violence to include conduct of a current or former intimate partner of an employee, or a member of an employee's household; and extend the entitlement to paid family and domestic violence leave to non-national system employees once the International Labour Organization
Convention on Violence and Harassment
(No. 190) comes into force for Australia.

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