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Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Senate
Portfolio
Employment

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 in relation to: requests for extended periods of unpaid parental leave; the payment of annual leave upon termination of employment; taking or accruing leave while receiving workers’ compensation; the requirements for flexibility terms in modern awards and enterprise agreements and individual flexibility arrangements made under those terms; the negotiation of single-enterprise greenfields agreements; the transfer of business rules; application for a protected action ballot order; right of entry framework; the Fair Work Commission not having to hold a conference or hearing to dismiss an unfair dismissal application; and interest payments on unclaimed monies.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/02/14  
Second reading moved 27/02/14  
Second reading debate 06/03/14  
Second reading debate 15/05/14  
Second reading debate 05/06/14  
Second reading debate 26/08/14  
Second reading debate 27/08/14  
Second reading agreed to 27/08/14  
Third reading agreed to 27/08/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 27/08/14  
Second reading moved 27/08/14  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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  • Non-Government
BANDT, Adam, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (06/03/2014): Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee; Committee report (05/06/2014)
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