Inquiry into provisions of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002

Inquiry into provisions of the Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002

The Workplace Relations Amendment (Termination of Employment) Bill 2002 was referred to the Senate Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee on 11 December 2002. The report is due to be tabled on 18 March 2003.

This bill proposes to amend the Workplace Relations Act 1996 to provide for workers employed by corporations to come within the scope of the Federal unfair dismissal legislation jurisdiction, and that workers within the scope of the Federal system will be governed by it rather than by any State unfair dismissal law. This will cover about 85 per cent of all employees .

The committee invites individuals and organisations wishing to express views on this bill to lodge written submissions, including full postal and contact details by 14 February 2002. We cannot process your submission unless full contact details are supplied. Submissions should be submitted electronically (Microsoft Word version 6.0 - 95 or above) and e-mailed to eet.sen@aph.gov.au. For further details about making a written submission to an inquiry see:
"How to contribute to the work of this Committee".

Public Hearing

Submissions

Information about the bill:

Reason for Referral (Word 20KB)

Report - Tabled 26 March 2003

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