The ballot for the proposed Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019 has been successful. The enterprise agreement was supported by 50.53 per cent of the valid votes cast (714 yes/699 no).
The enterprise agreement will now be lodged with the Fair Work Commission for approval. The approval process is expected to take several weeks. The enterprise agreement will commence operation seven days after it is approved by the Fair Work Commission. The initial salary increase will then be processed for the next available pay.
Information on the implementation of the new enterprise agreement will be provided once it is approved by the Fair Work Commission.
A copy of the enterprise agreement and an explanation of its terms and conditions are available on the Ministerial and Parliamentary Services website.
Should you require any further information regarding the enterprise agreement, please contact the Ministerial and Parliamentary Services Help Desk on (02) 6215 3333.
This circular was issued on 25 November 2016.
Special Minister of State