Light at the end of the tunnel for meaningful Holidays Act reform

Light at the end of the tunnel for meaningful Holidays Act reform
Consultation on proposed changes to holidays legislation is expected to start by September this year. (Image: Getty)
Bronwyn Heenan
For the last four Simpson Grierson pre-election surveys, where we canvassed businesses and employers on their main priority for an incoming government, Holidays Act reform has topped the list every time. And by quite a margin. Finally, it appears the coalition Government and Minister Brooke van Velden have reform of the Holidays Act at the forefront of policy agenda, and we can expect consultation on proposed changes to holidays legislation by September this year, and by all accounts, draft legislation next year.  This will be a...

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