Cooperative Workplaces is a free program offered by the Fair Work Commission that helps parties build cooperative working relationships using interest-based approaches.
The program helps employers and employees:
We provide guidance and advice to help you come up with plans to improve your workplace.
The program focuses on areas where interest-based approaches can be most helpful:
We use our expertise in workplace relations and interest-based approaches to help businesses and their employees:
We will work with you to tailor a program that best meets your needs.
The program is free.
Cooperative Workplaces is right for employers and employees that:
The main requirement is that everyone involved in the program is committed to it.
Interest-based approaches aren’t necessarily faster, and certainly not when you’re starting out. It takes time, resources and work to introduce interest-based approaches into a workplace. The Commission can help, but successful and long-lasting change is up to each individual workplace.
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