Enterprise agreements set the conditions of employment between employees and employers. They can be done either under state law or under federal law. Such agreements are an alternative to sectoral rewards. They also provide an opportunity to recognize other unassigned employment agreements. Enterprise agreements offer the opportunity to introduce changes with respect to: An agreement can be negotiated by a person who runs a business or business, and providing: The South Australian Employment Tribunal provides application forms and other guidelines on enterprise agreements. The court may also reconcile or give instructions when parties are working to negotiate an agreement. Registered contracts apply until they are terminated or replaced. The private sector is covered by the Commonwealth Fair Work Act 2009. The Fair Work Commission can also help employers and workers who are embarking on the “New Approaches” program. Learn more about the new approaches on the Fair Labour Commission website. The public sector comprises the largest number of state-owned enterprises and local authorities.
Sa agreements on public sector enterprises will be concluded under the South Australian Fair Work Act 1994. If a job has a registered contract, the premium does not apply. However, the Fair Work Ombudsman provides information on employment contracts in the private sector. The South Australian Employment Tribunal (SAET) is responsible for approving agreements for public sector companies.