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Motion: Creation of a national portable workplace entitlement scheme

Lee moves that the Education and Employment References Committee investigate the creation of a nationwide portable workplace entitlement scheme for long service leave and any other workplace entitlements. 

Senator RHIANNON (New South Wales) (12:38): I, and also on behalf of Senator Madigan, move:

That the following matter be referred to the Education and Employment References Committee for inquiry and report by 24 November 2014:

To consider the creation of a nationwide portable workplace entitlement scheme for long service leave and any other appropriate entitlements, taking into account:

(a) the number of Australian workers in insecure work;

(b) increased workplace mobility and increasingly precarious working conditions; and

(c) other related matters.

 Question negatived.

 

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