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Fair Work Amendment (Small Business—Penalty Rates Exemption) Bill 2012


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to provide that businesses in the restaurant and catering or retail industries with fewer than 20 full-time and full-time equivalent employees are only required to pay penalty rates where an employee has worked more than 10 hours in a 24-hour period, or more than 38 hours in a seven-day period.

Progress of bill

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

Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/08/12  
Second reading moved 16/08/12  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  
     

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 (23/08/2012): Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee; Committee report (12/03/2013)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees