Brimbank Council Enterprise Agreement

[1] `company agreement` means `company agreement` means a term introduced from 1 January 2010 under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Previously, agreements entered into under the Workplace Relations Act 1996 (Cth) were referred to as “certified agreements” (until 27 March 2006) and “collective agreements”. 17.45 While corporate agreements for Commonwealth agencies do not currently contain any domestic violence clauses, the Government has expressed support for corporate negotiations on domestic violence clauses in Commonwealth agency agreements. Hon Kate Ellis, Minister for the Status of Women, said: 17.19 Interest groups also pointed out that if clauses on domestic violence were included in company agreements, it would replace the need to negotiate an IFA to deal with circumstances arising from an employee`s experience with domestic violence. [15] For example, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has stated that Wyndham City Council will pay the 2.1 per cent increase in July 2020, as provided for in the current company agreement. 17.13 Accordingly, it is envisaged that workers covered by a company agreement and who suffer domestic violence negotiate an IFA with their employer, for example to vary employment agreements to take into account their experience of domestic violence. 17.41 There are currently a number of domestic violence clauses that have been included in company agreements across Australia or are under negotiation. 17.46 In the employment law issues document, the ALRC asked whether it was appropriate to encourage the inclusion of domestic violence clauses in company agreements and, if so, what provisions such clauses should contain. (e) The Council/County will identify a human resources focal point, who will be trained in issues such as domestic violence and data protection. B training in risk assessment and risk management of domestic violence.

The Council/Shire will launch a call for tenders for the name of the contact within the Council/Shire. If a job has a registered agreement, the bonus does not apply. However, after significant negotiations, two failed ABE votes and a Fair Work Commission bargaining dispute against the Hobsons Bay City Council, the ANMF and other unions proposed an increase of at least $28 a week for a short-term company deal. 17.8 There are a number of requirements to allow for the approval of a Fair Work Australia (FWA) company agreement, one of which is to pass the “Better Off Overall” (BOOT) test. . . .

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