New Resource: Best Practice Workplace Consultation for the NSW Child and Family Sector

ACWA and member agency representatives, the Children In Care Collective, and the Australian Services Union (ASU) have worked together – with the assistance of the Fair Work Commission – to develop a resource on best practice workplace consultation for use by the child and family services sector in NSW.

Click here to access this resource.

During periods of major change in the workplace, such as we are seeing during the COVID-19 pandemic, consultation between employers and their employees regarding proposed changes is essential.

This resource steps out what best practice consultation looks like, with reference to the relevant industrial laws that cover obligations regarding workplace consultation for all child and family sector agencies, including recent changes to the Fair Work Act as part of the Coronavirus Economic Response package.