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.
It is recognised that issues for consultation may be raised by either the employer or employee/s. This resource sets out key industrial obligations and gives advice on what a good workplace consultation process should involve.
It has been developed collaboratively by the Association of Child Welfare Agencies (ACWA) in consultation with its member agencies and the Australian Services Union (ASU), with the assistance of the Fair Work Commission. This resource is based on similar guidelines developed for use by the disability sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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