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In the termination of the WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016[2019] QIRC 73

In the termination of the WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016[2019] QIRC 73

QUEENSLAND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

CITATION:

In the termination of the WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016 [2019] QIRC 073

PARTIES:

WorkCover Employing Office

and

Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees

CASE NO:

CB/2019/30

PROCEEDING:

Application for approval to terminate certified agreement after nominal expiry date

DELIVERED ON:

27 May 2019

HEARING DATE:

27 May 2019

HEARD AT:

Brisbane

MEMBER:

Knight IC

ORDER:

  1. The WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016 is terminated.

CATCHWORDS:

INDUSTRIAL LAW – COLLECTIVE BARGAINING – Application for termination after nominal expiry date – Requirements for termination – Agreement terminated

LEGISLATION:

Industrial Relations Act 2016 (Qld)

APPEARANCES:

Ms. E. Wright, for the WorkCover Employing Office

Mr. D. Goldman, for Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees

Decision

  1. [1]
    The WorkCover Employing Office has applied to terminate the WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016.  It does so pursuant to s 228(1) of the Industrial Relations Act 2016 (Qld).
  1. [2]
    The Agreement nominally expired on 30 September 2018 and the parties consent to its termination.
  2. [3]
    I am satisfied that:
  • the agreement does not provide any particular conditions that must be met before it may be terminated;[1]
  • the Commission is satisfied that Redland City Council have given notice of its intention to apply to terminate the agreement;[2]
  • the other parties to the agreement agree to its being terminated;[3] and
  • the termination of the agreement is not contrary to the public interest.[4]
  1. [4]
    On that basis, I terminate the WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016 with effect from 27 May 2019.[5]
  1. [5]
    I make the following order:
  1. The WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016 is terminated.

Footnotes

[1] Industrial Relations Act 2016 (Qld) s 228(3).

[2] Ibid s 228(2).

[3] Ibid s 228(3)(b)(i).

[4] Ibid s 228(3)(b)(ii).

[5] Ibid s 228(4).

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Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    In the termination of the WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016

  • Shortened Case Name:

    In the termination of the WorkCover Employing Office – Certified Agreement 2016

  • MNC:

    [2019] QIRC 73

  • Court:

    QIRC

  • Judge(s):

    Member Knight IC

  • Date:

    27 May 2019

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