Thursday, 11 June 2020
Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020; In Committee
Louise Pratt (WA, Australian Labor Party, Shadow Assistant Minister for Manufacturing) Share this | Hansard source
Okay. So JobKeeper is relevant in the sense that you want to maintain that workforce participation connection using JobKeeper. But these are women who are about to take a pause from their work, or dads who are about to take a pause from their work, because they're accessing paid parental leave. It is of course an objective to keep parents who have children connected to their employers. Is that not also an important objective for people who have also been dislocated from the workforce but who might be in casual roles?