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Name: Workplace Relations Amendment (Work Choices) Act 2005 (No. 153, 2005).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2005-12-14
Entry into force:
ISN: AUS-2005-L-72561
Bibliography: Commonwealth Government Printer, 2005, ISBN: 1741 77231 1, 76252, Cat. No. 05 1537 2
Act on-line Act on-line ComLaw, Attorney General's Department, Australia PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-02-22)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Workplace Relations Act 1996. Creates a national workplace relations system, including the establishment of the Australian Fair Pay Commission (AFPC) which will set and adjust minimum and award classification wages, minimum conditions of employment; direct bargaining between employers and employees; the role of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission, particularly in relation to regulation of industrial action; a simplified system of awards; transmission of business rules; protection of key award conditions in bargaining processes; dispute settlement procedures; extension of the compliance regime and transitional arrangements.
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