Australia Collective Bargaining Agreements

The deci­sion of the High Court of Aus­tralia in the Elec­trolux case against The Aus­tralian Work­ers‘ Union has high­lighted an impor­tant legal issue regard­ing com­pany agree­ments. The ques­tion was what these indus­trial instru­ments could cover. The Aus­tralian Labour Rela­tions Board ruled on the case in 2005 in all three cer­ti­fied agreements.…