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Enterprise Agreements Part 3: Negotiation

This is part 3 in a series on enterprise agreements. You can find the lead post in the series here. Part 1: Enterprise Agreements Part 1: What Are They? we discussed what enterprise agreements are, how they differ from Modern Awards and talked about what can and cannot be in one. Part 2: Enterprise Agreements Part 2 – Planning was a discussion … Read moreEnterprise Agreements Part 3: Negotiation

Enterprise Agreements Part 1: What Are They?

This is part 1 in a series on enterprise agreements. You can find the first post in the series here. With regards to the Fair Work Act 2009, an enterprise agreement is an agreement on certain employment conditions between an employer and their employee(s). Enterprise Agreements can be between: a) An employer and group of … Read moreEnterprise Agreements Part 1: What Are They?

Episode 12: IR Simplified Podcast

This is episode 2 of the series on Enterprise Agreements.

In this episode I talk about the sending out of the Notice Of Employee Representational Rights you can find a copy here.

I also go into why I think getting a draft agreement signed off is one of the most important things a business must do during the bargaining period.

Other articles that I have written regarding Enterprise Agreements are:

Enterprise Agreements. What Are They?

Planning Your First Enterprise Agreement

Negotiating Your Enterprise Agreement

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Planning Your First Enterprise Agreement

Your First Enterprise Agreement | IRSimplified.com.auYou’ve made the decision to start negotiating your first Enterprise Agreement. Before you send off your Notice of employee representational rights, there are a few things you need to think about first.

Do You Really Need One?

This is probably the most important part of the whole Enterprise Agreement porcess. If you aren’t 100% sure that your business needs one, then don’t start the process.
Having an enterprise agreement in place will lock you into the terms and conditions that are in that agreement until another one takes its place or it is terminated.
An enterprise agreement is ideal if you business is going to experience growth during the agreement’s lifetime. Having one will simplify the the process of paying your staff by taking away the confusion that exist with the Modern Award system.

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Enterprise Agreements. What Are They?

Enterprise Agreements. What Are They? | IRSimplified.com.auWith regards to the Fair Work Act 2009, an enterprise agreement is an agreement on certain employment conditions between an employer and their employee(s).

Enterprise Agreements can be between a) An employer and group of employees; b) More than one employer and group of employees; c) One of more employers and one of more unions for a genuine new enterprise (Greenfields Agreement)

Modern Awards v Enterprise Agreements

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