Senate debates

Thursday, 11 June 2020


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

11:37 am

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

Yes, indeed, Senator Cash, that is the case; however, the extent to which those rights are exercisable are much more limited in the case of people who are casualised. Because you might simply stop getting shifts rather than—we know that this commonly happens when people are discriminated against at work. I've seen many examples of it, and it's very difficult to mount a discrimination case under those circumstances.


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