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Of 70,000 workplace agreements lodged with the Workplace Authority since March 28 this year, 10,000 were invalidly lodged. Workplace Authority director Barbara Bennett told Senate Estimates on Oct 23 many agreements lodged since the new no-disadvantage test kicked in have left out newly required information. But quite a number of them were AWAs purporting to ...more
On 13 February 2008, Julia Gillard, the Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, introduced into Parliament, the Workplace Relations Amendment (Transition to Forward with Fairness) Bill 2008. Attached to the introduction of the Bill is a 98-page Explanatory Memorandum. This Bill introduces the first tranche of amendments to the Workplace Relations Act. Further amendments are ...more