He said inflation was 1.3 per cent for the year up to March 2015, while the latest data from the Statistical Office showed that the cost of living for workers was only rising by 0.2 per cent per year. The deal follows an agreement reached last month with the smaller Comsuper agency, whose staff agreed to a one-time increase of 2.6 percent over three years. However, most federal public servants remain trapped in negotiations after their wage agreements expired a year ago. Many have not yet had the opportunity to vote on an agreement. Enterprise agreements are collective agreements between employers and workers on employment conditions. The Fair Labour Commission can provide information on the process of drafting enterprise agreements, evaluate and approve agreements. We can also deal with disputes over the terms of the agreements. About two-thirds of the department`s 823 voters voted this week and 58% voted in favor of the proposed enterprise agreement. Enterprise bargaining is the process used to negotiate industrial contracts with public sector employees and workers` organizations. Enterprise agreements can cover a number of areas such as wage rates, flexible working arrangements, paid maternity and adoption leave and specific working conditions, as well as consultation requirements for changes and reforms.

“We have seen before some agencies revoke agreements, when most public services consider business to be better and fairer.” The information and instruments are available on the Commission`s website to support an agreement. Visit an agreement for more details. Business agreements can be tailored to the needs of some companies. An agreement should be overall better for an employee when compared to the corresponding bonuses or rewards. If you have searched and can not find agreement: Fair Work Commission publishes enterprise agreements on this site. Start with our document search and try to search for full-text chords. Business agreements aim to facilitate flexibility, efficiency and productivity in the public sector. Labor Minister Eric Abetz welcomed the finance ministry`s wage agreement. Credit: Alex Ellinghausen It is assumed that only one in 20 finance officials is a member of the KPdSU. The union`s national secretary, Nadine Flood, responded that Senator Abetz was “the federal minister of finance” against her union`s advice to accept a pay increase that is likely to be lower than inflation. “It should be noted that the Ministry of Finance is a financially constituted and central budget agency,” he said in a statement. “Department of Finance employees understand the importance and need for withholding tax as the government faces the repayment of the legacy of debt, waste and mismanagement of laboratories.” Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020 (PDF, 6.33 MB) If you receive assistance in understanding the minimum wages and conditions applicable to you, contact the Fair Work Ombudsman.