The Fair Work Commission can also help employers and workers who are embarking on the « New Approaches » program. Learn more about the new approaches on the Fair Labour Commission website. About 25 night workers have been on strike since Sunday and another 200 submarines have stopped working for the next 72 hours, due to growing differences of opinion on their collective bargaining negotiations for companies. « ASC is working proactively, including mediation at the Fair Work Commission this year, to reach an agreement on new EEa for its three SA and AV sites as soon as possible. The existing agreement has reached its nominal expiration date, but continues until we actively replace it. Colin Fenney of the Australian Manufacturing Workers Union said the federal government was trying to impose conditions on the public sector for CSA workers through a new enterprise agreement. Hundreds of workers have left the Adelaide SHIPYARD ASC due to a two-year labour dispute over companies. If you are a worker who would be covered by the proposed agreement, registered agreements apply until they are terminated or replaced. You have the right to appoint a negotiator to represent you in negotiations on the agreement or on an issue before Fair Work Australia on the negotiations on the agreement. An enterprise agreement is an agreement between an employer and its employees that is covered by the agreement setting the wages and conditions of these workers for a maximum of four years.
To enter into force, the agreement must be supported by a majority of workers who voted in favour of the agreement and it must be approved by an independent authority, Fair Work Australia, which is testing the agreement to ensure that workers as a whole fare better under the agreement than under the price. The information on this page must provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision about the proposed agreement. If you have any questions about this communication or business negotiations, please consult www.fairwork.gov.au or contact Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94. If you are a member of a union authorized to represent your industrial interests in the work to be done under the agreement, your union will be your bargaining representative for the agreement, unless you appoint another person as your representative or if you revoke the union status of your representative.