1 May 2019 Bunnings, eba, the fast food union, fast food workers, wage increases, the retail and fast food union, the retail union, retail workers, the SDA union, the SDA union, the wage increase Information and tools are available on the Commission`s website to support an agreement. Visit an agreement for more details. Penalty interest is between 110 and 200 percent, but base rates are at least 10 percent higher than the retail price. Employees can also access a wage pool of 2 to 2.5% under the new company agreement negotiated with the unions. „We are also very pleased with this agreement, which for the first time provides for five days of family leave and domestic violence for all employees.“ SDA National Secretary Gerard Dwyer welcomed the strong „yes“ vote and said the agreement reflected the key priorities expressed by Bunnings workers during many months of close consultation with SDA delegates and organizers. The new agreement abolishes a controversial roll-up system, which meant that workers had to „bench“ the hours they had not worked in quiet periods. This meant they could be called at peak times to work the hours they had bought. Company agreements are collective agreements concluded at company level between employers and employees on working and employment conditions. The Fair Work Commission can provide information on the process of establishing company agreements and evaluate and approve agreements. We can also look at disputes that arise over the terms of the agreements. The company opposed it and placed a position of 2%, or if the CPI is higher, then an increase of up to 2.5%. As a result, the parties have not reached agreement on this issue.
The new agreement must be approved by the Fair Work Commission. Fair Work Commission publishes company agreements on this website. „This new agreement removes the old `hour banking` system and replaces it with a more standardized system of rosters and working hours closer to price.“ We also agreed on the principle of a new pension plan that maintains REST as a standard superfund, but offers choice to team members who wish to opt for an alternative fund. The Union of Retail and Fast Food Workers (RAFFWU) will challenge the new agreement on the grounds that it does not comply with the industry test necessary for workers to „do better overall“ than under the corresponding sectoral display. „For many months, we have worked closely with Bunnings staff to determine what is important to them in their next agreement.