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Workforce Reform Bill 2013

Bill No.42
SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend the following Acts - the Industrial Relations Act 1979; the Public Sector Management Act 1994; the Salaries and Allowances Act 1975 to provide the capacity to implement enhanced and more flexible redeployment arrangements that may ultimately end with the involuntary severance of employees that are surplus to an agency's requirements or whose post, office or position has been abolished and cannot effectively be redeployed; and to ensure that decisions made by the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) and the Salaries and Allowances Tribunal have appropriate regard to the Public Sector Wages Policy Statement, the State's financial position and fiscal strategy, and in relation to the WAIRC, the financial position of the relevant public sector agency.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 20 May 2014 as Act No. 8 of 2014. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
Bill History
Acts Amended by this Bill (Blue Bills)
Related Committee Activity
Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Paper
Messages regarding this Bill
Superseded Legislative Council Supplementary Notice Papers (SNPs)
Comparisons between versions of Bills
Conference of Managers
1. Bill discharged and referred to the Standing Committee on Legislation. 2. Standing Committee on Legislation Report No.22 tabled 11 March 2014 (TP 1267).