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Fair Work Amendment (Improving Paid Parental Leave for Parents of Stillborn Babies) Bill 2021

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
KENEALLY, Sen Kristina
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Fair Work Act 2009
to ensure that parents of stillborn babies can access the same employer-paid paid parental leave that they would be entitled to regardless of whether the pregnancy ended in a stillbirth or a live birth.

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