Submission to the Inquiry into the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill
6 March 2020
ERA welcomes the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Flexibility Measures) Bill 2020. PPL is recognized as a crucial measure for progressing gender equality,5 and in the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. ERA is broadly supportive of the Bill, and its intended aim of increasing women’s workforce participation and options for women and carers in accessing paid parental leave.