Enterprise Bargaining 2022
What is Enterprise Bargaining?
Enterprise Bargaining is the process by which an employer, its staff and the unions representing them, negotiate conditions of employment for a proposed agreement.
Once bargaining is complete and a draft enterprise agreement has been drawn up, it must be submitted to a vote by the staff who will be covered by the agreement.
To come into operation, an agreement must be supported by a majority of staff who vote ‘yes’ to approve the agreement. It must be also approved by the Fair Work Commission.
The current Flinders University Enterprise Agreement 2019 (the EA) nominally expires 30 June 2022. In accordance with clause 4.2 of the EA, negotiations for a new Agreement are to commence early May 2022. The current agreement will continue to operate until it is replaced by a new agreement.
Please email any questions or comments regarding this process to firstname.lastname@example.org for response by the Workplace Relations Team.