Consideration of the provisions of the workplace relations amendment (Unfair dismissals) Bill 1998

Consideration of the provisions of the workplace relations amendment (Unfair dismissals) Bill 1998

15 February 1999

© Commonwealth of Australia 1999
ISSN 1441-9890

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the Committee (PDF 37KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 72KB)

Progress and referral of the bill
Provisions and objectives of the bill
Background to the bill
Unfair dismissal – the current law (Commonwealth)
Twelve Month Review of Federal Unfair Dismissal Provisions
The Committee’s current inquiry
Acknowledgment

 
Chapter 2 - Issues raised in evidence (PDF 172KB)

Introduction
What the surveys say
Is small business differentially affected?
Unfair dismissal and job growth
Commonwealth versus State legislation
Finding the right employees
The six month probationary period
Costs involved in unfair dismissal
Job security
Witnesses accompanying the department
Conclusion
Recommendations

 
Appendix 1 - List of submissions and witnesses (PDF 45KB)
 
Opposition Minority Report (PDF 128KB)
 
Australian Democrats Minority Report (PDF 414KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706
Email: eet.sen@aph.gov.au

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