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Workplace Relations Amendment (Fair Termination) Bill 2003

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2002-2003

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Workplace Relations Amendment (Fair Termination) Bill 2002

 

 

Schedule of the further amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 1, page 4 (line 25), omit “the employee”, substitute “subject to subsection (3A)—the employee”.

(2)     Schedule 1, item 1, page 4 (after line 31), after subsection (3), insert:

          (3A)  If:

                     (a)  a casual employee was engaged by a particular employer on a regular and systematic basis for a sequence of periods during a period (the first period of employment) of less than 12 months; and

                     (b)  at the end of the first period of employment, the casual employee ceased, on the employer’s initiative, to be so engaged by the employer; and

                     (c)  the employer subsequently again engages the employee on a regular and systematic basis for a further sequence of periods during a period (the second period of employment) that starts not more than 3 months after the end of the first period of employment; and

                     (d)  the total length of the first period of employment and the second period of employment is at least 12 months;

paragraph (3)(a) is taken to be satisfied in relation to the employment of the employee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

15 September 2003