Checklists to help employers change work agreements

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Checklists to help employers change work agreements

The Workplace Authority has published checklists to help employers who are making, varying and terminating a workplace agreement.

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The Workplace Authority has published checklists to help employers who are making, varying and terminating a workplace agreement.
 
The checklists take employers step-by-step through the process for each agreement type.
 
Legislative requirements
 
They provide information to ensure that certain legislative requirements are met.
 
The Workplace Authority is encouraging employers to download the appropriate checklist and work through it when they set about drafting, approving and lodging a workplace agreement.
 
Following the checklists will help employers avoid fines for not following correct procedures, such as ensuring all employees are given the correct information statement.
 
There are 20 checklists in total covering termination of Australian workplace agreements and Certified agreements making, varying and terminating agreement types allowed under the transitional legislation (Forward with Fairness) which include:
  • individual transitional employment agreements
  • union collective agreements
  • employee collective agreements
  • union greenfields agreements
  • employer greenfields agreements
  • making and varying a multiple business agreement.
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