Protecting Local Jobs (Regulating Enterprise Migration Agreements) Bill 2012

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Protecting Local Jobs (Regulating Enterprise Migration Agreements) Bill 2012

Introduced into the House of Representatives on 18 June 2012
By: Mr Bandt

Committee view

1.2        The committee notes that the statement of compatibility claims that this bill does not engage human rights as defined in the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011. The committee seeks clarification from Mr Bandt whether the bill could be said to engage the right to work contained in Article 2 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Purpose of the bill

1.3        This bill amends the Fair Work Act 2009 and the Migration Act 1958 to create a legislative framework for Enterprise Migration Agreements (EMA).

1.4        The bill also sets out various conditions that can be included when an EMA is made including:

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