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Fair Work Amendment (Gender Pay Gap) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
WATERS, Sen Larissa

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to remove restrictions on employees’ rights to disclose the amount of, or information about, their pay or earnings; and prohibit employers from taking adverse action against employees for disclosing this information.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 17/09/15  
Second reading moved 17/09/15  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


    Proposed amendments

    No proposed amendments have been circulated.

    Schedules of amendments

    Bills Digest



    Notes
    • Referred to Committee (15/10/2015): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Report due 12/05/2016
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