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AGAINST – Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Protecting Worker Entitlements) Bill 2023 - Report from Federation Chamber - Disputes

The majority voted in favour of disagreeing with amendment (7), which was introduced by Bradfield MP Paul Fletcher (Liberal). This means it failed.

Amendment text

Mr Fletcher explained that:

The effect of this amendment would be to ensure the Australian Taxation Office would remain the administrator of superannuation legislation and legislative instruments, and the Fair Work Commission would not be able to deal with a dispute about the operation of those instruments.

Amendment text

(7) Schedule 3, Part 2, page 20 (after line 21), at the end of the Part, add:

7 After subsection 739(2)


(2A) The FWC must not deal with a dispute to the extent that the dispute is about the operation of a Commonwealth Act or instrument relating to superannuation.


Date and time: 10:36 AM on 2023-05-25
Allegra Spender's vote: No
Total number of "aye" votes: 84
Total number of "no" votes: 56
Total number of abstentions: 10
Related bill: Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Protecting Worker Entitlements) Bill 2023

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