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Second Reading Speeches

Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Take-Home Pay) Bill 2017

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
CAMERON, Sen Doug
DI NATALE, Sen Richard
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Fair Work Act 2009
to: ensure that modern awards cannot be varied to reduce penalty rates or the hours to which penalties rates apply if the variation is likely to result in a reduction in the take-home pay of an employee; and provide that any such determination by the Fair Work Commission made on or after 22 February 2017 is of no effect.