Senate debates

Thursday, 11 June 2020


Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020; In Committee

11:03 am

Photo of Louise PrattLouise Pratt (WA, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Assistant Minister for Manufacturing) Share this | Hansard source

When do you expect the impact of that eligibility to first start impacting? Clearly people had COVID job losses as early as March, and they could have become pregnant before then or at any time into the future. They might have a child in nine months time from now but have had that period of time impacted by coronavirus in terms of their employment. Can you just give me an overview of how you intend to calculate that noting that lag effect?


No comments