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Workplace Relations Amendment (Prohibition of Compulsory Union Fees) Bill 2002


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the certified agreement and freedom of association provisions of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 to: nullify clauses in certified agreements that purport to require payment of bargaining services fees; and prohibit conduct designed to compel persons to pay such fees. Also contains application provisions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/02/02  
Second reading moved 20/02/02  
Second reading agreed to 16/05/02  
Third reading agreed to 16/05/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/02  
Second reading moved 19/06/02  
Second reading debate 27/06/02
(after midnight)
 
Second reading debate 19/08/02  
Second reading debate 20/08/02  
Second reading agreed to 21/08/02  
Committee of the Whole debate 21/08/02 Amendment details: 2 Australian Democrats agreed to and 4 items negatived
Third reading agreed to 21/08/02  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 28/08/02 Details: House disagreed to Senate amendments
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 28/08/02 Details: Senate insisted on its amendments
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 18/09/02 Details: House insisted on disagreeing to Senate amendments
Laid aside 18/09/02  
     

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes