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Fair Work Amendment (Ten Days Paid Domestic and Family Violence Leave) Bill 2020 [No. 2]


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
MCALLISTER, Sen Jenny

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to: provide for ten days paid domestic and family violence leave in a 12-month period; provide for employees to access paid domestic and family violence leave at their base pay rate for usual hours of work in the period the leave was taken; enable an employee and employer to agree additional paid or unpaid leave can be taken in addition to the 10 days paid domestic and family violence leave; clarify and expand the reasons for which a person can take paid domestic and family violence leave; and strengthen the privacy obligations placed on employers in relation to an employee who takes paid family and domestic violence leave.

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 09/12/20  
Second reading moved 09/12/20  
     

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