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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 - SECT 340

Protection

             (1)  A person must not take adverse action against another person:

                     (a)  because the other person:

                              (i)  has a workplace right; or

                             (ii)  has, or has not, exercised a workplace right; or

                            (iii)  proposes or proposes not to, or has at any time proposed or proposed not to, exercise a workplace right; or

                     (b)  to prevent the exercise of a workplace right by the other person.

Note:          This subsection is a civil remedy provision (see Part 4-1).

             (2)  A person must not take adverse action against another person (the second person ) because a third person has exercised, or proposes or has at any time proposed to exercise, a workplace right for the second person's benefit, or for the benefit of a class of persons to which the second person belongs.

Note:          This subsection is a civil remedy provision (see Part 4-1).



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