Federal Government to act on Victorian IR referral

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Federal Government to act on Victorian IR referral

Federal legislation that applies Federal safety net standards to thousands of Schedule 1A workers in Victoria is expected to be introduced into Federal Parliament in the last week of November 2003.

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Federal legislation that applies Federal safety net standards to thousands of Schedule 1A workers in Victoria is expected to be introduced into Federal Parliament in the last week of November 2003.

The Federal Government’s move comes after negotiations with the Victorian Government, and the Victorian Government passing the Federal Awards Uniform System Bill in the middle of 2003.

Detail of the proposed Federal legislation was not available.

The Victorian Government want the Federal Award standard of 20 minimum conditions to apply to Victoria's Schedule 1A employees.

WorkplaceInfo will bring you detail on the proposed laws as soon as it is available.

For background on the related Victorian laws see previous WorkplaceInfo story: Victorian workers to get uniform entitlements.

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