Industrial Relations reforms | Information for your business and workforce

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Industrial Relations reforms

The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Act 2022 (Cth) (the ‘Amendment Act’) received Royal Assent on December 6, 2022. 

The Amendment Act amends workplace relations laws relating to bargaining, job security, gender equality, compliance and enforcement, workplace conditions and protections and workplace relations institutions.  

The Amendment Act amends the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (‘FW Act’) and other employment related legislation.  


Download the information guide

Our free resources include details of the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022 (‘Bill’) including:  

  • Objects and Modern Awards Objective 
  • Sexual Harassment 
  • Anti-Discrimination 
  • Fixed term contracts 
  • Flexible Work Arrangements 
  • Pay Secrecy 
  • New Equal Remuneration Panels 
  • Increases to Unpaid Wages Cap 
  • Zombie Agreements 
  • Registered Organisations Commission 
  • Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) 

Download: Industrial Relations reforms | A guide to changes and what businesses need to know

Australian Industrial Relations Reforms: What you need to know for your business and workforce

Hear details on Industrial Relations reforms and what you need to know for your business and workforce from Business Chamber Queensland’s Workplace Services team. Discover how Business Chamber Queensland can support you and your businesses in navigating these changes.

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