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Fair Work Amendment (COVID-19) Bill 2020


Type
Private
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Sponsor
FARUQI, Sen Mehreen

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to: provide for 14 days paid COVID-19 leave for all workers, including part-time, casual and gig economy workers; and enable the Fair Work Commission to make COVID-19 leave orders to extend provisions in the Act to all workers, such as gig economy workers.

Progress of bill

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Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/05/20  
Second reading moved 12/05/20  
Second reading debate 24/08/20  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 8991]
FARUQI, Sen Mehreen

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  • Jacqui Lambie Network [sheet 8999]
LAMBIE, Sen Jacqui

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes