The AAS had a unique characteristic in Australia: during the negotiation of a federal enterprise contract, a group of workers or a union without legal sanctions could take union action (including strikes) to pursue their demands. Fair Work Commission publishes enterprise agreements on this website. Organizations that are negotiators (employers, employers` organizations and trade unions) for a proposed enterprise agreement must disclose certain financial benefits that they (or certain related parties) may obtain (or could obtain) because of the length of the proposed agreement. That`s why executives often ask me what an “ideal” negotiation process looks like for businesses. While there is no “One size fits all” approach, here is a useful guide on how best to conduct your EBA process from the beginning to the approved EBA activity in the field: to approve an enterprise agreement, the Fair Labour Commission must be convinced of this: the experience of our labour relations advisors has shown that clarifying organisational objectives provides companies with the first platform to achieve the results they have achieved during the negotiations. Employers and employees have been conducting business negotiations in the workplace for more than 20 years. For some, the form of their labour rights and obligations has become the norm. For others, this is a relatively new process in which they may not have voluntarily participated. If an employer has asked workers to vote on the proposed agreement, if the majority of workers who vote (not the majority of workers covered by the enterprise agreement) have voted in favour of approving the agreement, the vote is conclusive! Individual enterprise agreements are considered “made” from this stage and actions of damaging strikes (such as strikes or work bans) are no longer possible. The Fair Work Commission can then help some low-paid workers and their employers negotiate an agreement on several companies and make a decision in certain circumstances. Under the Fair Work Act 2009, the following new enterprise agreements can be concluded: We offer a full range of services in the area of employee management and labour relations. For professional assistance throughout your negotiation process in The Enterprise Agreement, please contact our Managing Director Mark on 0458 644 469 or firstname.lastname@example.org.