8 Sep 2023
The Liberals and Nationals have voted in the Senate to delay the Closing the Loopholes Bill in Parliament until next year. That means it will take longer for Same Job Same Pay to become law.
Rather than moving quickly to close the loopholes that are allowing mining companies and other big corporations to get away with paying labour hire workers less than permanent employees, the Coalition’s move means big business will be allowed to exploit the loopholes and fear-monger for even longer.
It’s a classic case of the Coalition, led by the Shadow Employment and Workplace Relations Minister Michaelia Cash, doing the dirty work of big business instead of doing the right thing.
Stay tuned – we won’t let the Coalition and the business lobby’s BS about the impact of closing the loopholes go unmatched…