Bulletin 1 - Enterprise agreement negotiations to commence - issued 11 May 2022

The Northern Territory Public Sector Aboriginal Health Practitioner 2018 - 2022 Enterprise Agreement is due to expire on 10 August 2022, and the United Workers Union (UWU) and I have agreed to commence bargaining for a new agreement.

Initial bargaining meeting

The initial bargaining meeting is scheduled as follows:

Date: Thursday, 19 May 2022
Time: 1pm to 3pm
Location: Charles Darwin Centre, Level 10
Meeting Room A
19 Smith Street, Darwin

Bargaining representatives

The Fair Work Act 2009 imposes rights and obligations on employers, unions and employees with respect to the bargaining process.

Attached for your information is the required statutory notice of employee representational rights PDF (276.2 KB), advising employees of the right to be represented in relation to the bargaining process.

Instruments of appointment for bargaining representatives can be forwarded before the initial meeting (or at any time during the bargaining process) to enquiries.ocpe@nt.gov.au or:

Attention: Employee Relations
Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment
GPO Box 4371
Darwin NT 0801

Bargaining representatives are requested to contact my office on 8999 4282 to confirm meeting dates.

More information

Regular updates in relation to the bargaining process will be posted to the OCPE website. Information on bargaining in general can be obtained at the Fair Work Commission website or you can contact the Fair Work Commission information line on 1300 799 675.

Vicki Telfer PSM
Commissioner for Public Employment
May 2022


Last updated: 11 May 2022

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