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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 - SECT 181

Employers may request employees to approve a proposed enterprise agreement

             (1)  An employer that will be covered by a proposed enterprise agreement may request the employees employed at the time who will be covered by the agreement to approve the agreement by voting for it.

             (2)  The request must not be made until at least 21 days after the day on which the last notice under subsection 173(1) (which deals with giving notice of employee representational rights) in relation to the agreement is given.

             (3)  Without limiting subsection (1), the employer may request that the employees vote by ballot or by an electronic method.



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