Closing Loopholes Bill – Regulating Labour Hire

September 2023
Region: Asia Pacific

Earlier this year, we foreshadowed the swift approach of the Albanese government’s “same job same pay” measures. On 4 September 2023, the federal government introduced the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023, with one of the proposed amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) aimed at enabling labour hire employees to be paid at least the same as their directly employed counterparts who are performing the same work and paid under the host’s enterprise agreement.

In this article, we unloop the proposed “closing the labour hire loophole” measures.

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