The experience of our labour relations advisors has shown that clarifying organizational objectives provides companies with the first platform to achieve the results they seek in negotiations. As a Victoria Influence Group, which deals with some 47,000 Victorian businesses each year, our labour relations experts proactively monitor the bargaining process for businesses across a wide range of industries and industries. Industrial Relations Victoria assists departments, agencies and unions in labour relations and enterprise bargaining. It ensures that employers and stakeholders are regularly advised and that public sector employers are familiar with their obligations under government labour relations policy. Ideally, the start of business negotiations should be based on the definition of organizational objectives. Goals should be the property of decision makers and shared with staff and stakeholders. With clear and defined objectives, companies have a benchmark to determine the direction of negotiations and overcome the obstacles that often arise when negotiations are underway. Organizational objectives can be at the heart of your communication framework to engage employees and respond to negotiators with consistency and clarity. The full text of the agreement is available on the industrial agreements page on HRWeb. It is likely that employers will complete the EA process every three or four years. Organizations need to ensure that they have the best negotiators, as even incremental concessions add up significantly over the duration of an agreement.
In addition, it is very difficult to conclude a new provision agreed in an EA and integrated into an EA. The Victorian Chamber can provide the technical knowledge and strategic insight necessary to achieve a positive outcome. As a Victoria influence group, our experts proactively manage the business negotiation process. The Victorian House can help your business develop an EA to increase productivity for years to come. Contact us online or via the Workplace Relations Advice Line on 03 8662 5222. The 2016 Department of Education and Training (Nurses) Agreement on Nurses was commissioned on 28 December 2016 with a nominal expiry date: 31 December 2019. The full text of the agreement is available on the industrial agreements page on HRWeb. A full list of changes to the current agreement and a copy of the final agreement are attached.
To guide you in the negotiation, it helps to have experts on the site to lead the way. Our approach to enterprise bargaining negotiations has always been proven to give companies the clarity they need to achieve their negotiating objectives. An enterprise agreement is an agreement negotiated and concluded between one or more employers and a group of workers that sets the terms of employment.