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Undue influence or pressure

                   An employer must not exert undue influence or undue pressure on an employee in relation to a decision by the employee to:

                     (a)  make, or not make, an agreement or arrangement under the National Employment Standards; or

                     (b)  make, or not make, an agreement or arrangement under a term of a modern award or enterprise agreement that is permitted to be included in the award or agreement under subsection 55(2); or

                     (c)  agree to, or terminate, an individual flexibility arrangement; or

                     (d)  accept a guarantee of annual earnings; or

                     (e)  agree, or not agree, to a deduction from amounts payable to the employee in relation to the performance of work.

Note 1:       This section is a civil remedy provision (see Part 4-1).

Note 2:       This section can apply to decisions whether to consent to performing work on keeping in touch days (see subsection 79A(3)).

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