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Health and Safety at Work (Health and Safety Representatives and Committees) Amendment Bill

Introduced on Nov 22 and given first reading under urgency with National and Act opposed. The bill removes current thresholds that limit worker access to health and safety representatives and health and safety committees.¬† Sent to the education and workforce committee and reported back on May 5 with minor amendments and National filing a minority report in opposition. Second reading on May 17 with National and Act opposed. Committee stage on May 31 and third reading on June 8 with no change in parties’¬†positions.

Health and Safety at Work (Health and Safety Representatives and Committees) Amendment Bill