Enterprise Bargaining Agreement

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  • The Fair Work Commission ( Fwc )

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    This week saw the Fair Work Commission (FWC) bring down an adjustment to Penalty rates in Australia for some Retail and Hospitality Workers. If you read the newspapers, listen to the radio, and watch TV coverage it comes across as the greatest betrayal of the working man (or woman) since the great Depression. In this article I 'll give my view on this. Disclaimer: I own a couple of Small Business 's which (potentially) benefit from this decision. I have looked after the HR department of a larger

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    The NHL Lockout The rookie salary cap was gutted when teams took advantage of a loophole, adding lucrative "bonus" payments on top of the "maximum" base salary. It began in 1997, when the Boston Bruins gave two rookies, Joe Thornton and Sergei Samsonov, the maximum salary allowed under the rookie cap. But those contracts also had bonus clauses that would roughly triple the base salary if certain criteria - such as statistical benchmarks - were met. From then on, all high draft picks began demanding

  • A Brief Note On The Australian Industrial Relations

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    RELATIONS Case Study ON Enterprise Bargaining SUBMITTED BY NAGA GAYATHRI KURUVADA STUDENT ID: 110155314 Introduction Enterprise Bargaining: Enterprise bargaining in practiced in Australia. It is the process by which the wage and the working conditions are negotiated at the level of the individual organization. Once the agreement is implemented, it is legally binding between the employer and the employee. The participating members of Enterprise Bargaining agreement are either the employer

  • Working Conditions At Blue Collar Workers

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    Introduction Ever since organizations and manufactures were formed with the collaboration between employers and employees, so was the need for enterprise agreement. Enterprise agreement means an agreement between one or more managers and their workers. The agreements are discussed and bargained freely by the managers and workers over the terms of employment, and either of whom can agree or disagree the conditions offered by the other party. It provides the conditions of employment for the workers

  • Fair Work Act

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    An Enterprise Bargaining Agreement is the result of employers and employees of a single enterprise coming together and negotiating wage and working conditions. This provides employers with ‘flexibility’ in terms of performance-related conditions and flat hourly rate pay, while also benefiting employees, as they usually end up with higher wage rates, bonuses and additional entitlements. (A Nankervis 2014, 115) Enterprise bargaining provides employers and employees a

  • Good Faith Bargaining

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    INTRODUCTION Collective bargaining is a negotiation process between employers and employees on the terms and conditions of work which form the enterprise agreement (Natalie 2010, p.199). Good faith bargaining on the other hand, generally refers to duty of the parties to meet and negotiate at reasonable time with willingness to reach an agreement on matters within the scope of representation (Riley 2012, pp.22-29). According to Fair Work Act 2009 “To bargain collectively is the performance of the

  • Australias Wage Determination System Essay

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    Australia has gone from a highly centralized wage determination system to a mainly decentralized one. There has been a move away from accords and awards to enterprise bargaining, through the 96 Workplace Relations Act. Recent policies include changes to unfair dismissal claims and the 2005 workplace reforms package. Throughout the 20th century, Australia has maintained a system of tribunals to make decisions about wage and non wage outcomes and to help resolve industrial disputes. Institutional

  • Essay on australias wage determination system

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    Australia has gone from a highly centralized wage determination system to a mainly decentralized one. There has been a move away from accords and awards to enterprise bargaining, through the 96 Workplace Relations Act. Recent policies include changes to unfair dismissal claims and the 2005 workplace reforms package. Throughout the 20th century, Australia has maintained a system of tribunals to make decisions about wage and non wage outcomes and to help resolve industrial disputes. Institutional forces

  • World War II, Germany, And The German Democratic Republic

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    economic and social long-lasting changes in the country. Following the reunification, there has been an increase in unemployment rate and severe economic crisis. Since the 1990s, the issue of the fall in the number of union members and collective bargaining in Germany’s employment relationship is not a new matter (Addison et.al). This has been evidently observed, after the reunification of Western

  • What Is Meant by Employer Militancy?

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    non-union/collective bargaining system in the form of Enterprise Flexibility Agreements. The intention of the 1993 Industrial Relations Reform Act, for example, was to make enterprise bargaining the main process for determining wages and other conditions of employment. Awards continued to provide effective regulation for employees who were not enjoying the benefits of enterprise bargaining, even if award wages rose slowly and fell well behind wage increases in enterprise agreements (Bray etc al, 2006)

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