Bulletin 18 - Reminder to Vote - Issued 13 December 2021

Ballot for Power and Water Enterprise Agreement closes 10.30am Tuesday 14 December 2021

The ballot for the proposed 2021 – 2025 Power and Water Enterprise Agreement closes at 10.30am on Tuesday 14 December 2021.

If you haven’t already voted then I encourage you to take part in this ballot by casting your vote.

All employees are entitled to vote. You do not have to be a union member to participate in the ballot.

Make your vote count

If majority of employees who vote, vote YES, and the agreement is approved by the Fair Work Commission, the significant improvements to terms and conditions of employment for employees will be implemented.

Every vote is important and can make a difference, and I encourage you to take part in this ballot by casting your vote.

If the majority of employees who vote, vote YES and the Fair Work Commission approve the agreement, it will replace the current agreement. Employees will receive the 3 days Christmas Closedown provisions this year, and the first $4,000 lump sum (gross) to be paid in January 2022.

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If the vote isn’t supported the current agreement will continue to apply, the lump sum payments can’t be passed on nor the offered improvements to conditions.

Northern Territory Electoral Commission

If you have not received an email to cast your vote please contact NTEC on 8999 7641.

The NTEC ballot process ensures that all employee personal details remain confidential, and that voting preferences cannot be identified.

The Commissioner will advise employees of the ballot result via a bulletin and a notice on the enterprise bargaining website Power and Water Corporation Enterprise Agreement Negotiations.

More Information

Links to the proposed agreement and explanatory notes are available in Bulletin 15 and hard copies are available around the Power and Water worksites.

For further information on the proposed agreement, explanatory notes, or the ballot process, please contact Colin Edwards at Power and Water on 8936 4701, or Damien Doherty at OCPE on 8999 4171.

All Bulletins and Information Sheets on the progress of bargaining and proposals for the new agreement can be accessed on the OCPE website for the Power and Water Corporation Enterprise Agreement Negotiations.

Vicki Telfer PSM
Commissioner for Public Employment
13 December 2021


Last updated: 10 May 2022

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