There are changes to enterprise bargaining and agreement making that commence 6 June 2023. These include changes to the better off overall test (the BOOT) and multi-enterprise agreements.
We are continuing to develop tools, information and resources to help you understand and navigate the changes. We will be adding new information over the coming weeks and months. Subscribe to Bargaining updates or check back here regularly to stay informed.
New cooperative workplace agreements
A new bargaining stream from 6 June 2023.
New single interest employer agreements
A new kind of multi-enterprise agreement.
Adding employers and their employees to a single interest employer agreement
Single interest agreements may be varied.
New supported bargaining agreements
Supported bargaining will replace low-paid bargaining.
Adding employers and their employees to a supported bargaining agreement
Supported bargaining agreements may be varied.
Removing an employer and employees from multi-enterprise agreements from 6 June 2023
The variation must be approved by the Commission.
Assistance to make a multi-enterprise agreement
We can assist you during bargaining.
Changes to protected action ballot order applications
Including new compulsory conferences during the ballot period.
Changes to bargaining declarations and determinations: intractable bargaining
Information about changes to intractable bargaining from 6 June 2023.
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