Review of the Fair Work Act 2009 

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Tuesday 31 January 2012

Small business owners are being invited to provide submissions as part of a review of the Fair Work Act 2009.

The review will evaluate the past two years since the Act commenced, and will use evidence from a variety of sources including feedback from business owners.

It will also examine whether the Fair Work legislation is operating as intended in promoting:

  • the creation of a clear and stable framework of rights and obligations which is simple and easy to understand
  • enterprise-level collective bargaining
  • fairness and representation at work
  • effective procedures to resolve grievances and disputes
  • unfair dismissal protection.

Written submissions are due 17 February 2012.

For more information on the review, visit the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations External link website.

Find more business consultations like this by going to our Business Consultation website.

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