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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 more Enterprise 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 more Enterprise Agreements Part 1: What Are They?

Episode 20: IR Simplified Podcast

IR Simplified Podcast, Episode 20
IR Simplified Podcast, Episode 20
Enterprise Agreements, Part 9: Fair Work Orders

Episode 20 of the IR Simplified podcast concludes the nine part series on enterprise agreements with a discussion on FWC Orders.

In this episode I talk about Majority Support Determinations, Scope Orders, Bargaining Orders, and how to avoid them.

The Fair Work Commission Bench Book on Enterprise Agreements is here

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Episode 19: IR Simplified Podcast

IR Simplified Podcast: Episode 19 Enterprise Agreements Part 8
IR Simplified Podcast: Episode 19
Enterprise Agreements Part 8

Your enterprise agreement has come back from the Fair Work Commission, all signed off and approved.

Does this mean you can forget about it until just before the nominal expiry date?

In this episode I explain why planning for the next agreement should begin when the current one comes back from the Fair Work Commission.

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Episode 16: IR Simplified Podcast

IR Simplified Podcast, Episode 16
IR Simplified Podcast, Episode 16
Preventing Protected Industrial Action

Episode 16 of the IR Simplified podcast is back onto the nine part series on enterprise agreements. In this episode I talk about protect industrial action.

I go into a brief discussion about way to prevent it, and to go against popular opinion, I talk about why I think protected industrial action represents a breakdown in communication from the business.

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Episode 14: IR Simplified Podcast

IR Simplified Podcast, Episode 14
IR Simplified Podcast, Episode 14
“What Shouldn’t Be In An Enterprise Agreement”

Episode 14 of the IR Simplified podcast goes into what shouldn’t be in an enterprise agreement.

A previous article written about the charter of workplace delegate’s rights

From the FWC regarding unlawful content

Other articles that I have written regarding Enterprise Agreements are:

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Episode 13: IR Simplified Podcast

IR Simplified Podcast, Episode 13
IR Simplified Podcast, Episode 13

Episode 13 of the IR Simplified podcast goes into what should be in an enterprise agreement.

Clauses from the FWC website:

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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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Episode 11: IR Simplified Podcast

Episode 11 begins the 9 part series on Enterprise Agreements. In this episode I give a brief overview of what enterprise agreements are, talk about the different types of enterprise agreements, and share some of my thoughts about why I believe enterprise agreements are good for a business. You can subscribe to the podcast using … Read more Episode 11: IR Simplified Podcast