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New legislation to criminalise corrupting benefits between employers and unions

On 22 March 2017, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull introduced legislation to criminalise the giving, receiving or soliciting of ‘corrupting benefits’ between employers and trade unions.

The Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Bill 2017 (Bill) was introduced in response to recommendations of the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption, to promote better governance of registered organisations.

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