Senate debates

Wednesday, 21 March 2012


Fair Work Amendment (Textile, Clothing and Footwear Industry) Bill 2011 [2012]; Second Reading

12:07 pm

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The question now is that the amendments on sheets 7214 and 7218, circulated by the opposition, be agreed to:

(1) Clause 2, page 2 (table item 2), omit the table item, substitute:

(1)   Schedule 1, item 61, page 25 (after line 12), at the end of Division 5 of Part 6 4A, add:

789EB TCF outworkers not to be worse off

  (1)   This Part applies in relation to a TCF outworker only to the extent to which, in a particular respect, the outworker would not be worse off.

  (2)   A reference in subsection (1) to this Part includes a reference to any regulations made for the purposes of this Part.

  (3)   The regulations may prescribe:

  (a)   what a particular respect is for the purposes of subsection (1); or

  (b)   the circumstances in which a TCF outworker would or would not be worse off for the purposes of subsection (1).


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