A labour agreement differs, in many ways, from a collective agreement. On the one hand, collective agreements benefit at least in principle employers, as they improve “flexibility” in areas such as normal hours, flat-rate hourly wage rates and benefit conditions. On the other hand, collective agreements benefit workers, since they generally offer higher wages, bonuses, additional leave and higher rights (such as redundancy pay) than a bonus. [Citation required] The State Government`s 2015 Certified Agreement (Basic Agreement) expires this year. This agreement includes terms and conditions of employment for you and other staff of your agency. Under Australia`s labour law, the 2005-2006 industrial reform, known as “WorkChoices” (with the corresponding amendments to the Workplace Relations Act (1996), changed the name of these contractual documents to a “collective agreement.” State industrial legislation may also impose collective agreements, but the adoption of the WorkChoices reform will reduce the likelihood of such agreements occurring. Australian employment contracts (AWAs) are employment contracts between employees and employers, either individually or collectively. For the agreement to apply to a staff member, it must be signed by that employee. Queensland Health has seven important agreements that prescribe wages and other conditions of employment for workers (excluding executives and executives).
The Fair Work Act 2009 provides a simple, flexible and fair framework that helps employers and workers negotiate in good faith to enter into an enterprise agreement.  Enterprise agreements are collective agreements between the employer and the workers at the enterprise level on the terms of employment. 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. The Certified Agreement (CA) is an agreement between Gold Coast City Council and the unions. The agreement applies to the Council and its staff whose classifications are defined in this agreement.