Employment Relations Amendment Bill

  • enacted

Amendments to Part 6D (Rest breaks and meal breaks)

43 Section 69ZC replaced (Interpretation)
  • Replace section 69ZC with:

    69ZC Interpretation
    • In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

      compensatory measure

      • (a) means a measure that is designed to compensate an employee for a failure to provide rest breaks or meal breaks in accordance with section 69ZD(1); and

      • (b) includes (without limitation) a measure that provides the employee with time off work at an alternative time during the employee's work period, for example, by allowing a later start time, an earlier finish time, or an accumulation of time off work that may be taken on 1 or more occasions

      work period—

      • (a)  means the period—

        • (i) beginning with the time when, in accordance with an employee's terms and conditions of employment, an employee starts work; and

        • (ii) ending with the time when, in accordance with an employee's terms and conditions of employment, an employee finishes work; and

      • (b) to avoid doubt, includes all authorised breaks (whether paid or not) provided to an employee or to which an employee is entitled during the period specified in paragraph (a).