Fair Work Amendment (Equal Pay for Equal Work) Bill 2022

October 2022

© Commonwealth of Australia 2022
ISBN: 978-1-76093-429-3

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Chapter 1—Introduction

  Use of labour hire workers in Australia
  Regulation of the labour hire industry
  Overview of the bill
  Consideration by other parliamentary committees
  Conduct of the committee's inquiry

Chapter 2—Key issues

  Overall views on the bill
  Support for the principle of 'same job, same pay'
  Opposition to the bill
  Right principle, wrong implementation
  The need for a more comprehensive approach
  Committee view

Coalition Senators' additional comments

Australian Greens Senators' additional comments

Senator Malcolm Roberts' dissenting report

  The bill does not act widely enough
  The bill does not make suitable definitions of key concepts
  The bill would not act as intended

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public hearing and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Education and Employment Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521