Employment Relations (Restraint of Trade) Amendment Bill

About this bill

This bill will prohibit the use of restraints of trade in employment agreements for lower and middle income employees. It will also require employers of higher income employees to carefully consider whether a restraint of trade is appropriate in relation to those employees and, if they insist on a restraint of trade, to compensate the employees for it.

Current status

Introduced 22 September 2022, awaiting first reading

Member of Parliament responsible

Helen White

Bill type

Member's bill


All data
Bill type Member's bill
Parliament 53
Ref 172-1
Introduced 22 September 2022
Divided No

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