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Fair Trade (Workers’ Rights) Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fair Trade (Workers’ Rights) Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Senator Madigan)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to ensure that minimum standards about workers’ rights are included in certain international agreements, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Objects................................................................................................ 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

Part 2—Minimum standards about workers’ rights                                         3

5............ Trade Agreements and domestic law of parties must include minimum standards about workers’ rights                3

6............ Minimum wage fixing recommendation.............................................. 4

7............ Meaning of Trade Agreement............................................................. 4

8............ Meaning of minimum standards about workers’ rights....................... 5

 



A Bill for an Act to ensure that minimum standards about workers’ rights are included in certain international agreements, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts: