Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018

  • Corrections have been made to section 2(a)(v) and the Schedule on 13 December 2018 under section 25(1)(j)(iii) & (v) of the Legislation Act 2012.
8 Section 20A amended (Representative of union must obtain consent to enter workplace)

After section 20A(1), insert:

(1A)

However, subsection (1) does not apply to a representative of a union if,—

(a)

at the time of the representative’s entry into the workplace,—

(i)

there is a collective agreement in force between the employer and the union; and

(ii)

the coverage clause in the collective agreement covers the work done by employees at the workplace; or

(b)

at the time of the representative’s entry into the workplace,—

(i)

the union or the employer has initiated bargaining for a collective agreement; and

(ii)

the intended coverage of the collective agreement, as set out in the notice given in accordance with section 42, covers the work done by employees at the workplace.