Second Reading Speeches

Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Bill 2017

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends the

Fair Work Act 2009
to: introduce a criminal offence for giving a registered organisation, or person associated with a registered organisation, a corrupting benefit; introduce a criminal offence for receiving or soliciting a corrupting benefit; introduce a criminal offence for certain national system employers to provide, offer or promise to provide cash or in kind payments, other than certain legitimate payments, to employee organisations or prohibited beneficiaries; introduce a criminal offence for soliciting, receiving, obtaining or agreeing to obtain any such prohibited payment; and require bargaining representatives for a proposed enterprise agreement to disclose certain financial benefits.