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Second Reading Speeches

Fair Trade (Workers’ Rights) Bill 2013

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
MADIGAN, Sen John
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Parliament no
44

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Summary

Requires the Commonwealth, through the minister, to ensure that an amended or new trade agreement with a country includes a binding agreement for minimum standards about workers’ rights in the other country’s domestic law.

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