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Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Take-Home Pay) Bill 2017


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Reps
Sponsor
CAMERON, Sen Doug; DI NATALE, Sen Richard; LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to: ensure that modern awards cannot be varied to reduce penalty rates or the hours to which penalties rates apply if the variation is likely to result in a reduction in the take-home pay of an employee; and provide that any such determination made by the Fair Work Commission made on or after 22 February 2017 is of no effect.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21/03/17  
Second reading moved 21/03/17  
Second reading debate 23/03/17  
Second reading debate 30/03/17  
Second reading agreed to 30/03/17  
Third reading agreed to 30/03/17  
     
House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30/03/17
(after midnight)
 
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Pauline Hansons One Nation [sheet 8133]
ROBERTS, Sen Malcolm

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Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes