Section 120


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(1) In any proceedings by an employee against the employer to recover any amount due as remuneration, the employer is not entitled to any set-off or reduction of the claim in respect of:
(a)  any goods or services supplied to the employee as, or as part of, remuneration, or
(b)  any goods sold or supplied at any shop or other premises of the employer or in the profits of which the employer has any share or interest, or
(c)  any goods supplied to the employee by any person under the direction of the employer or the employer’s agent.

(2)  An employer is not entitled to maintain any action in any court or tribunal against an employee for or in respect of any goods sold or supplied to the employee by the employer while in the employer’s employment as or as part of the employee’s remuneration.

Law / 13th June 1996 / Australia / Industrial Relations Act 1996 (NSW)

The objects of this Act are as follows:
(a)  to provide a framework for the conduct of industrial relations that is fair and just,
(b)  to promote efficiency and productivity in the economy of the State,
(c)  to promote participation in industrial relations by employees and employers at an enterprise or workplace level,
(d)  to encourage participation in industrial relations by representative bodies of employees and employers and to encourage the responsible management and democratic control of those bodies,
(e)  to facilitate appropriate regulation of employment through awards, enterprise agreements and other industrial instruments,
(f)  to prevent and eliminate discrimination in the workplace and in particular to ensure equal remuneration for men and women doing work of equal or comparable value,
(g)  to provide for the resolution of industrial disputes by conciliation and, if necessary, by arbitration in a prompt and fair manner and with a minimum of legal technicality,
(h)  to encourage and facilitate co-operative workplace reform and equitable, innovative and productive workplace relations.