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Fair Work Amendment (Penalty Rates Exemption for Small Businesses) Bill 2015


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
LEYONHJELM, Sen David; DAY, Sen Bob

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to remove the requirement that certain small businesses pay penalty rates unless the work is performed on a weekend and is in addition to 38 hours of work over a seven day period, is in addition to ten hours of work in a 24 hour period, or is performed on a public holiday.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/08/15  
Second reading moved 13/08/15  
     

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