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Name: Industrial and Employee Relations (Harmonisation) Amendment Act (No. 68 of 1997).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-08-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Acts of the Parliament of South Australia 1997, pp. 1060-1074
ISN: AUS-1997-L-50647
Bibliography: Acts of the Parliament of South Australia 1997, pp. 1060-1074
Abstract/Citation: Amends provisions of the Industrial and Employee Relations Act 1994 regarding the objects of the Act (including giving effect to the ILO Termination of Employment Convention), and approval and duration of an enterprise agreement. Substitutes Part 6 of Chapter 3 which regards unfair dismissals. Provides for application for relief in cases of dismissal, conciliation conferences to hear cases regarding alleged unfair dismissal, and determination of cases. Also substitutes Part 1 of Chapter 4 concerning freedom of association. Defines prohibited discrimination against employees (e.g. because of membership or participation in the activities of an association) and prohibits discrimination in the supply or purchase of goods or services with respect to participation or non-participation in an association. Sets forth new penalties for violations of the Act.
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