Amendments proposed to the Employment Bill, As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

10

Page     48,     line     33     [Clause     45],     at end insert:—

    '(4A)   This section shall not apply to a person in fixed term employment who has been offered in writing by his employer permanent employment of a substantially similar nature as his fixed term employment on substantially similar terms and conditions to those of other permanent employees whose employment is of a similar nature.'.


   

Dr Vincent Cable
Brian Cotter
Norman Lamb
Steve Webb

11

Page     55,     line     38     [Clause     49],     leave out paragraphs (c), (d) and (e).


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

52

*Page     58,     line     5     [Clause     51],     leave out '33' and insert '[Complaints about grievances]'.


NEW SCHEDULE

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

NS1

To move the following Schedule:—

'Tribunal jurisdictions to which section [Complaints about grievances] applies

     Section 2 of the Equal Pay Act 1970 (c.41) (equality clauses)

     Section 63 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (c.65) (discrimination in the employment field)

     Section 54 of the Race Relations Act 1976 (c.74) (discrimination in the employment field)

     Section 146 of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992 (c.52) (detriment in relation to trade union membership and activities)

     Paragraph 156 of Schedule A1 to that Act (detriment in relation to union recognition rights)

     Section 8 of the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (c.50) (discrimination in the employment field)

     Section 23 of the Employment Rights Act 1996 (c.18) (unauthorised deductions and payments)

     Section 48 of that Act (detriment in employment)

     Section 111 of that Act (unfair dismissal)

     Section 163 of that Act (redundancy payments)

     Section 24 of the National Minimum Wage Act 1998 (c.39) (detriment in relation to national minimum wage)

     Schedule 3 to the Tax Credits Act 1999 (c.10) (detriment in relation to tax credits)

     The Employment Tribunal Extension of Jurisdiction (England and Wales) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/1623) (breach of employment contract and termination)

     The Employment Tribunal Extension of Jurisdiction (Scotland) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/1624) (corresponding provision for Scotland)

     Regulation 30 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998/1833) (breach of regulations)

     Regulation 32 of the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations 1999 (S.I. 1999/3323) (detriment relating to European Works Councils)'.


   

Dr Vincent Cable
Brian Cotter
Norman Lamb

12

Page     63,     line     29     [Schedule     2],     leave out Chapter 2.


   

Mr Tony Lloyd
Mr Doug Henderson
Mr Kelvin Hopkins
John McDonnell
Mr Alan Simpson
Ms Diane Abbott

Joan WalleyPaul FlynnAlice Mahon
Mrs Gwyneth DunwoodyFrank DobsonMr Peter Kilfoyle
Mr Brian H. DonohoeMr Harry Barnes

34

Page     65,     line     13     [Schedule     2],     at end insert 'and must only be held after a reasonable investigation by the employer.

    13(1A)   The employee has the right to be accompanied by a single companion who is either a fellow employee (i.e., another of the employer's employees) or who is a representative from a trade union to which the employee belongs, provided that the representative has been reasonably certified in writing by that trade union as having experience of, or having received training in, acting as an employee's companion at disciplinary or grievance hearings.'.

   

Mr Tony Lloyd
Mr Doug Henderson
Mr Kelvin Hopkins
John McDonnell
Mr Alan Simpson
Ms Diane Abbott

Joan WalleyPaul FlynnAlice Mahon
Mrs Gwyneth DunwoodyFrank DobsonMr Peter Kilfoyle
Mr Brian H. DonohoeMr Harry Barnes

35

Page     65,     line     15     [Schedule     2],     at end insert—

    '(2A)   "Meeting" means a hearing, as defined in section 10 of the Employment Relations Act 1999.'.

   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

49

Page     65,     line     29     [Schedule     3],     leave out 'Part 8' and insert 'Paragraph 156'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

50

Page     66,     line     22     [Schedule     4],     leave out 'Part 8' and insert 'Paragraph 156'.


   

Mr John Whittingdale
Mr Philip Hammond
Mr Charles Hendry

7

Page     71,     line     32     [Schedule     5],     at end add—

    '15   No information supplied by the Inland Revenue under the provisions of this section may be transmitted by any Department or Secretary of State or non-departmental Agency to any third party not being a Department, Secretary of State or non-departmental agency, without the written permission of the party to whom it relates.'.


   

Ms Secretary Hewitt

29

Page     76,     line     2     [Schedule     6],     at end insert—

     '29A In section 98 (fairness of dismissal: general), in subsection (6)—

            (a)   for "are" there is substituted "is", and

            (b)   in paragraph (a), for "99" there is substituted "98A".'.


 
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