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Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Bill

Member’s Bill in the name of Labour’s Kieran McAnulty. Drawn from the ballot and introduced on Feb 1. The Bill seeks to ensure employees employed by one employer but working under the control and direction of another business or organisation, are not deprived of the right to coverage of a collective agreement, and to ensure such employees are not subject to a detriment in their right to allege a personal grievance. First reading completed on March 21 with National opposed and referred to the Education and Workforce CommitteeReport back extended from Nov 29  to Dec 17. Reported back on Dec 17 with a large number of technical amendments, but the thrust of the Bill intact. It will now not come into force until one year after Royal Assent so officials can work out if further changes are needed to regulations. There are also some exemptions for those involved in labour hire type arrangements. National opposed the Bill in a minority report. Second reading completed on April 4 with National opposing. Committee stage completed on May 22. Third reading completed on June 26 with National remaining in opposition. 

. Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Bill