The parties approve the proposed company agreements between them (in the case of workers, the matter is put to the vote). The Fair Work Commission then evaluates them for approval. (Under the Fair Work Act 2009, agreements have been renamed “Company Agreements” and are submitted to the Fair Work Commission to assess claims against modern public procurement and verify breaches of the law.)  Employers, workers and their negotiators are involved in the negotiation process of a proposed company agreement. An employer must inform its employees of the right to be represented by a negotiator during the negotiation of a company agreement (with the exception of an agreement in the green meadow) as soon as possible and no later than 14 days after the date of notification of the agreement (normally start of negotiations). Notification must be made to any current employee who is covered by the company agreement. In a company agreement, it is possible to reorganize different classes of leave or working time or payment as long as the agreement is concluded with the Better Off Combination Test (BOOT): overall, employees must be better off than they would be under the price. For example, if a higher flat hourly rate is paid instead of the base rate plus overtime, the total income must be higher than that which would be paid for the corresponding overtime model as part of the premium. In addition, a negotiating representative of a worker covered by the agreement may not conduct standard negotiations concerning the agreement. Typical negotiations are cases where a negotiator represents two or more proposed company agreements and seeks to conclude joint agreements with two or more employers. However, these are not standard negotiations if the negotiator is actually trying to reach an agreement. The three types of employment contracts that can be concluded are as follows: in an important decision on the agreement, a full bench of the Fair Work Commission specified when the Commission could accept a company as part of an application for approval of a company agreement. www.fwc.gov.au/awards-and-agreements/agreements/about-agreements/enterprise-bargaining A company agreement enters into force seven days after the approval of the Fair Work Commission or at a later date, in accordance with the agreement. From that date, an employee`s terms and conditions derive from the company agreement.
Once negotiations on the company agreement between the representative parties have been concluded, the agreement will be put to a vote. All employees covered by the outstanding agreement have the right to vote on the agreement. If a majority of staff members who voted in due form agree with the agreement, the company agreement is submitted to the FWC for approval. . . .