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representatives vote 2023-05-25#2

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on 2023-08-18 07:11:19


  • Bills — Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Protecting Worker Entitlements) Bill 2023; Report from Federation Chamber
  • Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Protecting Worker Entitlements) Bill 2023 - Report from Federation Chamber - Flexible unpaid parental leave notice period


  • <p class="speaker">Milton Dick</p>
  • <p>The second unresolved question is that opposition amendment (2) be disagreed to. The question is that the amendment be disagreed to.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of *disagreeing* with [amendment (2)](, which was introduced by Bradfield MP [Paul Fletcher]( (Liberal). This means it failed.
  • ### Amendment text
  • Mr Fletcher [explained that](
  • > *the effect of amendment (2) ... would be to expand the notice period required for flexible unpaid parental leave to include the start and end dates and the number of days at the 10-week point of notice.*
  • ### Amendment text
  • > *(2) Schedule 2, item 49, page 11 (lines 11 to 13), omit the item, substitute:*
  • >
  • >> *49 Subsection 74(3C)*
  • >>
  • >> *Repeal the subsection, substitute:*
  • >>
  • >>> *(3C) If any of the leave covered by the notice is to be taken under section 72A, the notice must specify:*
  • >>>
  • >>>> *(a) the total number of days (flexible days) of flexible unpaid parental leave that the employee intends to take in relation to the child; and*
  • >>>>
  • >>>> *(b) the intended start and end dates of the leave, or each period of the leave.*
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