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In the certification of the TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019[2020] QIRC 128

In the certification of the TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019[2020] QIRC 128

QUEENSLAND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMISSION

CITATION:

In the certification of the TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019 [2020] QIRC 128

PARTIES:

State of Queensland (TAFE Queensland)

AND

Automotive, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland

Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland

The Electrical Trades Union of Employees Queensland

Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union of Employees

Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees

United Voice, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland

CASE NO:

CB/2020/58

PROCEEDING:

Certification of Agreement

DELIVERED ON:

21 August 2020

HEARING DATE:

On the Papers

HEARD AT:

Brisbane

MEMBER:

Pidgeon IC

ORDER:

The TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019 is certified.

CATCHWORDS:

INDUSTRIAL      LAW      –       COLLECTIVE BARGAINING – application for certification of an agreement – requirements for certification – agreement certified.

LEGISLATION:

Industrial Relations Act 2016

Reasons for Decision

  1. [1]
    On 7 August 2020, the State of Queensland (Queensland Health), pursuant to s 189 of the Industrial Relations Act 2016 ("the Act"), made an application to certify the TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019 ("the agreement").
  1. [2]
    The named parties to the agreement are:
  • Automotive, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland
  • Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland
  • The Electrical Trades Union of Employees Queensland
  • Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union of Employees
  • Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees
  • United Voice, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland
  1. [3]
    The agreement applies to the employer parties to the agreement listed in cl 4 and their employees for whom classifications and rates of pay are prescribed by the agreement.
  1. [4]
    The application is accompanied by a copy of the agreement signed by the following:
  • Automotive, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland
  • Construction, Forestry, Mining & Energy, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland
  • Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union of Employees
  • Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees
  • United Voice, Industrial Union of Employees, Queensland
  1. [5]
    An affidavit was filed on 13 August 2020 by Mr Alan Chapman, Acting Chief Executive Officer, State of Queensland (TAFE Queensland).
  1. [6]
    Having regard to the abovementioned affidavits:
  • I am satisfied of each relevant requirement in ch 4, pt 5, div 2, sub-div 2 of the Act; and
  • there is nothing in the agreement which would require me to refuse to grant the application pursuant to ch 4, pt 5, div 2, sub-div 3 of the Act.
  1. [7]
    The application to certify the TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019 is granted.
  1. [8]
    The TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019 operates from the day it is certified, namely 21 August 2020.
  1. [9]
    Although the nominal expiry date of the TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019 is 31 August 2022, it continues to operate until it is terminated under s 227 or s 228 of the Act.
  1. [10]
    I make the following order:

The TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019 is certified.

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Editorial Notes

  • Published Case Name:

    In the certification of the TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019

  • Shortened Case Name:

    In the certification of the TAFE Queensland (TAFE Services Employees) Certified Agreement 2019

  • MNC:

    [2020] QIRC 128

  • Court:

    QIRC

  • Judge(s):

    Pidgeon IC

  • Date:

    21 Aug 2020

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