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Fair Work Amendment (Restoring Penalty Rates) Bill 2018


Type
Private
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Not Proceeding
Sponsor
SHORTEN, Bill, MP

Summary

Amends the Fair Work Act 2009 to: provide that modern awards cannot be varied to reduce penalty rates or the hours to which penalties rates apply if the variation is likely to result in a reduction in the take-home pay of an employee; and provide that any such determination by the Fair Work Commission made on or after 21 June 2017 is of no effect.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/06/18  
Second reading moved 25/06/18  
Second reading debate 13/08/18  
Referred to Federation Chamber 15/08/18  
Second reading debate 20/08/18  
Second reading debate 10/09/18  
Second reading debate 15/10/18  
Second reading debate 03/12/18  
Lapsed at dissolution 11/04/19  
     

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