Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

NOTICE - REVIEW OF AWARDS UNDER SECTION 40B OF THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1979 (WA)

Notice is given of applications on the motion of the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission to review the following awards with a view to varying those awards in accordance with s 40B of the Industrial Relations Act 1979.  The awards concerned are:

 

Application No.

Award name

APPL 4/2020

Restaurant, Tearoom and Catering Workers’ Award 1979

APPL 5/2020

Shop and Warehouse (Wholesale and Retail Establishments) State Award 1977

APPL 6/2020

Building Trades (Constructions) Award 1987

APPL 7/2020

Metal Trades (General) Award 1966

APPL 8/2020

Hairdressers Award 1989

 

Section 40B(1) provides that the Commission may vary awards of its own motion for a number of purposes being:

 

  • to ensure that the award does not contain wages that are less than the minimum award wage as ordered by the Commission under section 50A;
  • to ensure that the award does not contain conditions of employment that are less favourable than those provided by the Minimum Conditions of Employment Act 1993;
  • to ensure that the award does not contain provisions that discriminate against an employee on any ground on which discrimination in work is unlawful under the Equal Opportunity Act 1984;
  • to ensure that the award does not contain provisions that are obsolete or need updating;
  • to ensure that the award is consistent with the facilitation of the efficient organisation and performance of work according to the needs of an industry and enterprises within it, balanced with fairness to the employees in the industry and enterprises.

 

A conciliation and scheduling conference will be convened by the Commission:

 

On:      Friday, 27 March 2020

At:       10:30 am

At:       Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

           Level 18, 111 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

 

Any person wishing to appear at that conference or obtain further information should contact the Associate to Commissioner Walkington : 

Commissioner Walkington Chambers

9420 4414

 

 

SUSAN BASTIAN

REGISTRAR

 

19 February 2020

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