The Secure Jobs Better Pay Act is changing laws relevant to our work, including changes to bargaining, agreement making, sexual harassment cases and registered organisations.
The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs Better Pay) Act 2022 received Royal Assent on 6 December 2022. It amends the following laws that are relevant to our work:
- Fair Work Act 2009
- Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009
- Fair Work (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2009
From 7 December 2022, the amendments will be commencing in stages over a 12 month period.
7 December 2022 (the day after Royal Assent)
|6 March 2023||
|6 June 2023||
|6 December 2023, or an earlier date to be fixed by proclamation||
Find out more
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Read the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations fact sheets on the changes.
Visit the Fair Work Ombudsman’s website for more information about the changes.
Making of the Statement of principles on genuine agreement
Statement released following consultation.
Supporting you to bargain and make agreements from 6 June 2023
Enterprise bargaining and agreement approval provisions change on 6 June.
Support for enterprise agreement making
Tools and resources to help you navigate the new provisions.