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  1. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Minimum Wage Order 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-07-01 | AUS-2014-R-96763

    Made under the Fair Work Act 2009.

  2. Australia - Conditions of employment - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Fair Work Commission Rules 2013 . - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-06 | AUS-2013-M-98608

  3. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Fair Work Amendment Act 2013 (No. 73, 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-06-28 | AUS-2013-L-98607

  4. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 (A2011-44). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-11-08 | AUS-2011-L-105326

  5. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave Scheme) Act 2010 No 122. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-07 | Date of entry into force: 2011-07-01 | AUS-2010-L-105332

    An Act to establish a scheme for portability of long service leave in the contract cleaning industry; and for other purposes.

  6. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Long Service Corporation Act 2010 No 123. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-12-07 | AUS-2010-L-105335

    An Act to reconstitute the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Corporation as the Long Service Corporation; to confer on the reconstituted Corporation additional functions with respect to the contract cleaning industry; and for other purposes.

  7. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Long Service Leave (Portable Schemes) Act 2009 (A2009-25). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-09-08 | Date of entry into force: 2010-01-01 | AUS-2009-L-105327

    An Act to provide for the portability of long service entitlements in certain industries, and for other purposes.

  8. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Victorian Workers' Wages Protection (Exceptions) Regulations, 2008 (154/2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-02 | AUS-2008-R-81577

    Prescirbes types of deducations from wages for the purposes of section 7(3) and section 8(3)(b) of the Victorian Workers' Wages Protection Act 2007.

  9. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Workplace Relations Amendment (Transition to Forward with Fairness) Act 2008 (No. 8, 2008). - Act On-line

    Adoption: 2008-03-20 | AUS-2008-L-78680

    Amends a number of sections of the Workplace Relations Act 1996 as well as consequential amendments to a number of other Acts. In particular, amends section 326 with respect to Individual transitional employment agreements (ITEA). Replaces Division 5A which regulated the Fairness Test with a new tougher "no-disadvantage test". Started a process of "award modernisation" by introducing the ITEAs (individual employment agreements made between an employer and an employee where the employee would otherwise be covered by an award or enterprise collective agreement) to replace the Australian Workplace Agreement (AWA).

  10. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Victorian Workers' Wages Protection Act 2007 (No. 71 of 2007). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2007-12-11 | AUS-2007-L-81578

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Deductions and Payment of Wages
    Part 3 - Enforcement and Remedies
    Part 4 - General
    Part 5 - Amendments of Other Acts [Amends the Public Sector (Union Fees) Act 1992 and the Outworkers (Improved Protection) Act 2003].

  11. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Independent Contractors Regulations 2007 (SLI 2007 No. 23). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007 | AUS-2007-R-88564

    1. Name of Regulations
    2. Commencement
    3. Interpretation
    4. Saving of various State and Territory laws
    5. Time limit on applications for review of services contracts - prescribed circumstances (time limit for applications)
    6. Limitation on applications for review of services contracts - other proceedings in progress
    7. Modification of Act

  12. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Independent Contractors Act 2006 (No. 162, 2006). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-11-12 | AUS-2006-L-76585

    The Independent Contractors Act 2006 was developed to:
    - protect the freedom of independent contractors to enter into services contracts
    - recognise independent contracting as a legitimate form of work that is primarily commercial
    - prevent parties from interfering with the terms of genuine independent contracting arrangements.
    The Act does this by recognising that the rights, entitlements, obligations and liabilities of the parties involved in a services contract are governed by the terms of the contract.

  13. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Working with Children Act 2005 (No. 57 of 2005). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-09-13 | Date of entry into force: 2006-04-03 | AUS-2005-L-105482

    The main purpose of this Act is to assist in protecting children from sexual or physical harm by ensuring that people who work with, or care for, them are subject to a screening process.
    This Act amends the Sentencing Act 1991 to prevent sentencing courts from having regard to any consequences that may arise under this Act and amends Schedule 1 to that Act to broaden the range of sexual offences which may cause an offender to be treated as a serious sexual offender under that Act.

  14. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Contract Cleaning Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Act 2005, No. 21. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2005-07-01 | AUS-2005-L-105356

    The objective of the Act is to provide a portable long service leave scheme for eligible workers in the contract cleaning industry in Queensland. The scheme will operate in a similar manner to the existing portable long service leave scheme for the building and construction industry, which has been operating in Queensland since 1992, and is administered by QLeave.

  15. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Workplace Surveillance Act 2005 No 47. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-23 | AUS-2005-L-81298

    Part 1 Preliminary
    Part 2 Notification of workplace surveillance of employees
    Part 3 Prohibited surveillance
    Part 4 Covert surveillance of employees at work
    Part 5 Miscellaneous

    Repeals the Workplace Video Surveillance Act 1998 and the Workplace Video Surveillance Regulation 1999.

  16. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Workplace Relations Amendment (Agreement Validation) Act 2004 (No. 155, 2004) - Australian Law Online

    Adoption: 2004-12-15 | AUS-2004-L-70621

    Inserts after Division 10 Part VIB of the Act Division 10A - Validation of certain per-2 September 2004 agreements, variations, industrial action and lockouts.

  17. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (No. 65 of 2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-12-08 | AUS-2004-L-105608

  18. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Workplace Relations Amendment (Transmission of Business) Act 2004 (No. 10 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-03-11 | AUS-2004-L-67359

    Amends Workplace Relations Act 1996. Provides for making of orders by Commission about extent to which successor employer is bound by certified agreement.

  19. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Workplace Relations Amendment (Improved Protection for Victorian Workers) Act 2003 (No. 137 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-12-17 | AUS-2003-L-67188

    Amends Workplace Relations Act 1996 to provide for improved protection of certain Victorian workers. Inter alia makes provision for powers of work inspectors, supported minimum wage system, records relating to certain employees, personal leave, sick leave, carer's leave, and bereavement leave. Also contains provisions applying to contract workers in Victoria in the textile, clothing and footwear industry. Inter alia, these provide for contract outworkers, minimum wage, and inspectors.

  20. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Outworkers (Improved Protection) Act, 2003 (No. 22 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-05-13 | AUS-2003-L-65840

    Makes provision for improved protection of outworkers in the clothing industry. Also establishes Ethical Clothing Trades Council of Victoria. Divided into 5 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Outworker is defined as "person engaged for someone else's business in or about a private residence or other premises that are not necessarily business or commercial premises to peform clothing work." Part 2 regulates protection of outworkers. Part 3 establishes Ethical Clothing Trades Council of Victoria, and provides for code of practice. Part 4 deals with compliance. Part 5 contains general provisions.

  21. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Industrial Relations (Ethical Clothing Trades) Act 2001 (No. 128). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2001-12-19 | AUS-2001-L-62973

    Establishes Ethical Clothing Trades Council. Main function of Council is to advise and make recommendations to the Minister generally on the clothing industry and outwork practices in the clothing trades, including the impact of developments in that industry on outworkers. Also provides for mandatory code of practice for outworkers. Purpose of code of practice is to ensure that outworkers in the clothing trades receive their lawful entitlements. Amends Industrial Relations Act 1996.

  22. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace Relations Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 2).

    Adoption: 2001-12-06 | AUS-2001-R-60992

    Made under Workplace Relations Act 1996. Amends Sections 30B(1)(d) and 30B(3) with respect to casual employees.

  23. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Relations (General) Regulation 2001 (No. 671). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001-08-31 | Date of entry into force: 2001-09-01 | AUS-2001-R-62967

    Made under Industrial Relations Act 1996. Remakes with minor changes Industrial (General) Regulation 1996. Provides for the following matters: enterprise agreements; exemptions from unfair dismissal provisions; pay slips and records to be kept by employers; Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Committees, Comission fees and functions of Industrial Registrar; industrial organisations; public vehicles and carriers; and offences.

  24. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workplace Regulations Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 1) (No. 121 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-06-21 | AUS-2000-R-56778

    Amends Workplace Regulations 1996 with regard to wage criteria, including junior rates of pay.

  25. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Remuneration Tribunal Act 1995 (A1995-55). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1995-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 1995-12-21 | AUS-1995-L-81938

    Establishes the Remuneration Tribunal. Its functions are to inquire into and determine the remuneration, allowances and other entitlements to be granted to persons holding either a full-time or part-time public office.

  26. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Remuneration Tribunal (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 134 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-05-16 | AUS-1994-R-37669

    Adds a new paragraph (i) to regulation 5 relating to prescribed offices and appointments for the purposes of paragraph 3(4)(v) of the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973. Made under the Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973.

  27. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Remuneration Tribunal (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 118 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-04-26 | AUS-1994-R-37345

  28. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Relations Regulations (Amendment) (S.R. No. 79 of 1994)

    Adoption: 1994-03-29 | AUS-1994-R-37247

    Inserts a new Part 5A relating to miminum entitlements of employees in case of termination of employment and adoption leave. Inserts a new Part 5B concerning the promotion of bargaining and facilitation of agreements.

  29. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Minimum Conditions of Employment Regulations 1993

    Adoption: 1993-11-30 | AUS-1993-R-36004

    Rules in respect of persons prescribed as those who are not to be treated as employees for the purposes of the Act, and the keeping of employment records. Made under the Minimum Conditions of Employment Act 1993.

  30. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Industrial Relations (Miscellaneous Provisions) Amendment Act 1992 (No. 93 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-12-17 | AUS-1992-L-33028

    Amends the Industrial Relations Act (S.A.) 1972 with regard to numerous matters including tenure of office, court jurisdiction, unfair dismissal, unfair contracts, general and certified industrial agreements and family leave, and also makes related amendments to the Employees Registry Offices Act 1915 and the Long Service Leave Act 1987.

  31. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Pay-roll Tax Amendment Act 1992 (No. 54 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 1993-01-01 | AUS-1992-L-31799

    This Act amends provisions of the Payroll Tax Act 1971 concerning deduction of payroll taxes, registration, and interpretation.

  32. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations (S.R. No. 99 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-04-07 | AUS-1992-R-30013

    These Regulations made under the Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976 amend the Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Regulations by providing that the words "sections 20 and 21" be substituted for the words "section 20" and by inserting a new regulation 4DC after regulation 4DB prescribing that certain payments are not to be included in salary for the purposes of the Act.

  33. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990 (No. 71, 1990). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1990-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1990-06-20 | AUS-1990-L-20590

    Amends the Industrial Relations Act 1988 and provides for remuneration and allowances in respect of the judicial, elective and other senior public offices listed in the Schedules.

  34. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Remuneration and Allowances (Amendment) Act 1990. No. 72.

    Adoption: 1990-06-20 | Date of entry into force: 1990-06-20 | AUS-1990-L-20591

    Amends the Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990 in respect of determinations of the Remuneration Tribunal.

  35. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Fire Service Act 1990. No. 10.

    Adoption: 1990-05-25 | AUS-1990-L-20760

    An Act to provide for the constitution, powers and functions of the Commissioner of Fire Service and the Queensland Fire Service, including provisions affecting personnel (conditions of employment, remuneration, retirement, etc), and to provide for the prevention of and response to fires and certain other incidents.

  36. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Remuneration Act, 1990 (No. 19 of 1990). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1990-04-19 | AUS-1990-L-21455

    Establishes a tribunal to determine the remuneration payable to members of the judiciary and certain other officers. The Remuneration Act, 1985 was repealed by Act No. 18 of 1990.

  37. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Police Service Administration Act 1990. No. 4. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1990-04-04 | AUS-1990-L-20759

    Repeals numerous Acts relating to the Police Service (see table in S.11.4). The Act makes provision for the Queensland Police Service and its administration, including matters relating to the appointment of personnel, suspension, discipline, retirement, etc.

  38. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Australian Federal Police (Discipline) Regulations (Amendment) 1990. S.R. No. 45.

    Adoption: 1990-02-19 | AUS-1990-R-9815

    Various amendments concerning absence from duty, malingering, suspension from duty and prohibition on members or staff not to solicit or receive gifts.

  39. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Australian Federal Police Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1989. No. 153.

    Adoption: 1989-12-17 | AUS-1989-L-9856

    An Act to amend certain legislation relating to the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Protective Service Act 1987, in respect of, inter alia, term of appointments, reappointment after secondment or special leave, retirement benefits, temporary employment, and maternity benefit.

  40. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Fire Service Act 1989. No. 118.

    Adoption: 1989-10-31 | AUS-1989-L-9430

    Act providing for a Commissioner of Fire Service and the Queensland Fire Service Commission. Part IV contains provisions affecting personnel, such as conditions of employment, termination of office, discipline, appeals and superannuation.

  41. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Australian Postal Corporation Act 1989. No. 64.

    Adoption: 1989-06-19 | AUS-1989-L-8588

    Provides in s.89 that Australia Post may engage such employees as are necessary and set their terms and conditions of employment. Section 90 obliges Australia Post to "endeavour to achieve and maintain high standards as an employer in relation to terms and conditions of employment, occupational health, industrial safety, industrial democracy, non-discriminatory employment practices and other matters."

  42. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    By-Law Relating to Employment, etc of the Railway Staff 1989. No. 1224.

    Adoption: 1989-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 1989-07-01 | AUS-1989-L-8875

    Regulations providing for examinations, conditions of appointment of employees (s.14), age limit and fitness for employment (s.15), qualifications for admission to the Railway Department (s.24), long-service leave (s.25), retiring allowance (s.26), leave (s.27), sick leave (s.27(5)), payment of salaries and wages (s.40), promotions and increases of pay (s.41), employment injury (s.43), inquiries and punishments (s.44), appeals (s.45) and workshops regulations (s.47).

  43. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Australian Telecommunications Corporation Act 1989. No. 54.

    Adoption: 1989-06-14 | AUS-1989-L-8579

    Under Part 7,Telecom may set terms and conditions of employment of its employees.

  44. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Education (Work Experience) Act 1989. No. 28.

    Adoption: 1989-06-06 | AUS-1989-L-8589

    This Act amends the Education Act 1958 with respect, inter alia, to work experience with Commonwealth instrumentalities and payments to pupils on work experience.

  45. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Railways Act Amendment Act 1989. No. 61.

    Adoption: 1989-05-12 | AUS-1989-L-8026

    Amends the Railways Act 1941-1985 in relation to the bases of employment in railway service and conditions of employment on contract.

  46. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Local Government Act 1989. No. 11.

    Adoption: 1989-05-09 | AUS-1989-L-8017

    Provides for local government in Victoria. Section 95 stipulates principles to be observed with respect to Council staff, including the principles of merit, non-discrimination (with regard to political affiliation, race, colour, religion, national origin, sex, marital status or physical disability), fair competition, and equal pay for work of equal value. By s.101, a council must implement long service leave arrangements for Council staff in accordance with the Regulations. Schedule 6 obliges Councils, of 40 or more members, to commence an equal employment opportunity program, the contents of which are specified in detail.

  47. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Superannuation (Salary) Regulations (Amendment) 1989. No. 77.

    Adoption: 1989-04-27 | AUS-1989-R-8009

    Relate to matters in which certain allowances are to be treated as salary and to rules governing circumstances where part of salary or wages are not to be treated as salary for purposes of the Superannuation Act 1976.

  48. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Government Business Enterprises (Miscellaneous Reforms) Act 1988. No. 123.

    Adoption: 1988-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 1989-01-26 | AUS-1988-L-9021

    Makes certain reforms in relation to certain government business enterprises and authorities and amends, inter alia, s.5 of the Remuneration Tribunals Act 1973 in respect to wage determination.

  49. Australia - Conditions of employment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Tasmanian State Service Amendment Regulations (No. 8) 1988. No. 215.

    Adoption: 1988-11-21 | AUS-1988-R-9081

    Amendments to 1985 Regulations bearing the same title in respect of, inter alia, certain medical records, displacement allowances and property allowances payable to employees, allowances payable on the death of employees in certain circumstances, payment of a special accommodation allowance to employees, the requirement that teachers who have contracted a communicable disease absent themselves from duty, leave for jury service, and removal of the right of certain employees to be granted payment in lieu of annual leave for recreation.

  50. Australia - Conditions of employment - Law, Act

    Transport Legislation Amendment Act 1988. No. 57.

    Adoption: 1988-06-15 | AUS-1988-L-7081

    In particular, amends the Navigation Act 1912 in relation to seamen, apprentices and mercantile marine officers, specifically concerning suitability for engagement and offences and penalties (Schedules 1 and 2).

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