Iain Lees-Galloway, in Committee, to move the following amendments:
Clause 87: new section 67E
In clause 87, replace new section 67E(2) (page 51, lines 22 to 25) with:
An availability provision may only—
be included in an employment agreement that specifies agreed hours of work and that includes guaranteed hours of work among those agreed hours; and
relate to a period for which an employee is required to be available that is in addition to those guaranteed hours of work.
In clause 87, new section 67E(3)(a), after
“provision” (page 51, line 33), insert
“and the number of hours of work specified in that provision”.
In clause 87, replace new section 67E(5) (page 52, lines 25 to 31) with:
For the purposes of subsection (3)(b), an employer and an employee who is remunerated for agreed hours of work by way of salary may agree that the employee’s remuneration includes compensation for the employee making himself or herself available for work under an availability provision.
Clause 87: new section 67G
In clause 87, replace new section 67G(2) and (3) (page 53, lines 27 to 37) with:
The employer must not cancel a shift of the employee unless the employee’s employment agreement specifies—
a reasonable period of notice that must be given before the cancellation of a shift; and
reasonable compensation that must be paid to the employee if the employer cancels a shift of the employee without giving the specified notice.
In cancelling a shift of an employee, the employer must—
give the employee the notice specified in the employee’s employment agreement under subsection (2)(a); or
if that notice is not given, pay to the employee the compensation specified in the employee’s employment agreement under subsection (2)(b).