Part 6B Bargaining fees

Part 6B: inserted, on 1 December 2004, by section 30 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 86).

69P Interpretation

In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,—

bargaining fee means an amount payable by an employee to a union under a bargaining fee clause, whether payable as a lump sum or on a periodical basis

bargaining fee clause means a provision in a collective agreement that, subject to this Part,—

(a)

applies to the employer’s employees who are not members of a union and who perform work that comes within the coverage clause of the collective agreement; and

(b)

specifies the amount of the bargaining fee; and

(c)

requires those employees to pay a bargaining fee; and

(d)

provides that those employees’ terms and conditions of employment comprise the terms and conditions of employment specified in the collective agreement.

Section 69P: inserted, on 1 December 2004, by section 30 of the Employment Relations Amendment Act (No 2) 2004 (2004 No 86).