An application has been made by Jim Whittaker for the variation of the General Retail Industry Award 2010 under section 158 of the Fair Work Act 2009. There is a link to the application below.
All subscribers to the relevant sections of the award modernisation website have been notified by email of this application.
It is directed that:
(a) the applicant serve the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association and the Australian Council of Trade Unions, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Australian Retailers Association, the Australian Federation of Employers and Industries and the National Retail Association, with a copy of the application and these directions by close of business on Tuesday 13 April 2010;
(b) the applicant and any party that supports the application is to file in Fair Work Australia (FWA) an outline of submissions and any evidence on which they intend to rely by close of business on Friday 16 April 2010;
(c) any party opposed to the application is to file in FWA an outline of submissions and any evidence on which they intend to rely by close of business on Friday 22 April 2010;
(d) the matter is listed for hearing at 10:00am on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 May 2010 in Melbourne.
(e) The matter is listed for an additional hearing at 10.00am Thursday 3 June 2010 in Melbourne.
Please note: Matters AM2010/16, 17, 39 and 44 will be heard together. Refer to the Notice of Listing below for further details.