Report

Fair Work Amendment (Bargaining Processes) Bill 2014

13 April 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-170-1

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 15KB)
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 3KB)
CHAPTER 1 - Introduction (PDF 32KB)

Reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Overview of the bill
Structure of the bill
Consultation
Human rights implications
Financial Impact Statement
Acknowledgment
Notes of References

CHAPTER 2 - Key issues (PDF 145KB)

Productivity is important
The Fair Work Act
Enterprise bargaining
Protected action ballots
Excessive claims
The real cost of industrial action
Conclusion

LABOR SENATORS' DISSENTING REPORT (PDF 143KB)

The bill relies on incorrect assumptions and hypotheticals
The bill seeks to curtail a productivity issue that is not apparent in the workplace
The bill infringes on human rights
Concerns with transitional elements

AUSTRALIAN GREENS DISSENTING REPORT (PDF 89KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions Received (PDF 7KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearing (PDF 7KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

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