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Question You will study three enterprise agreements. Focusing on one of those agreements as a reference point, a. Identify significant differences between that agreement from the two other agreements reviewed in your group (worksheet). b. Assess the degree to which the agreement differs from the relevant Modern Award (worksheet). c. Discuss the reasons for the differences you uncovered for (a) and (b) (600 words in essay-format). 3 chosen enterprises -Bankstown Airport limited corporate specialists enterprise agreement 2013 (AE402413) -Mining Service Enterprise agreement 2013 (AE406744) -State Orchestra of Victoria Enterprise agreement (AE406303) Worksheet Title/AE no. Industry Product market focus Duration Parties: – union? Enterprise Agreement 1 Enterprise Agreement 2 Enterprise Agreement 3 Wage Rate Comparison (for the dominant classification OR take the mid-point) Classification selected Ordinary time wage per week Ordinary time wage per year Are there junior rates? Yes/No EA1. EA2. EA3. MA Which agreement is most generous, relative to the average wage in the relevant industry? Ordinary time wage per week Industry wage (ABS 6302.0) Gap in $ EA1. EA2. EA3. MA Wages rate increases Total wages rises for the life of the agreement (%) Rank the agreements 1, 2, 3, for the largest growth in wages. Rank the agreements 1, 2, 3 for the largest gap in wages from the MA wage rate. EA1. EA2. EA3. Hours of work Weekly working hours Span of ‘ordinary time’ Notes about shift work/rosters etc EA1. EA2. EA3. Labour process (see Boxall and Purcell 2011 Ch 1, p.13 – 16). For the dominant occupational group cover by the EA, is the labour process….. Labour-intensive, capital intensive or knowledge intensive? Focused on low cost/low skill, or high cost/high skill? Focused on ‘short run responsiveness’ or ‘long-term agility’? EA1. EA2. EA3. Looking at the classification structure, notes the number of positions and the number of levels (for pay) in the classification structure. Clause no. Positions Level EA1. EA2. EA3. MA Note two distinctive substantive rules for each agreement EA 1. EA 2. EA 3. Clause no/name Clause no/name Note two distinctive procedural rules for each agreement EA 1. EA 2. EA 3. Clause no/name Clause no/name Note any clauses that relate to work health and safety. EA 1. EA 2. EA 3. Clause no/name Clause no/name Rate the agreements in terms of: Clarity/’User friendly’ Interests of employees Best principles of HRM Best Middle Worse Analysis: (600 words, details are in the learning guide) Marking criteria Knowledge, analysis and argument (70%) Demonstrated understanding of the significant features of an EA through comparison, with attention to issues highlighted as significant from ongoing reading about IR in 200300/200614. Significant features of agreements and meaningful differences identified. Comparisons show insight into contemporary IR practice. Accurate, thorough and efficient description. Demonstrated understanding of the actors’ interests and industry context. Logical and accurate explanation of actors’ interests and industry contexts. Sound knowledge of industry challenges drawn from readings and debating the industry context. Essay communication strategy (20%) Report uses ER language correctly. As for credit, but also theoretical language. Essay coherently, logically and consistently conveys message from start to end. Organised and clear structure that makes the argument persuasive and compelling for the case. Referencing 10% Reference list accurately and consistently records sources – including electronic sources! Sources are correctly cited (frequency, accuracy and consistency of intext citations).

Question
You will study three enterprise agreements. Focusing on one of those agreements as a reference point,
a. Identify significant differences between that agreement from the two other agreements reviewed in your group (worksheet).
b. Assess the degree to which the agreement differs from the relevant Modern Award (worksheet).
c. Discuss the reasons for the differences you uncovered for (a) and (b) (600 words in essay-format).

3 chosen enterprises
-Bankstown Airport limited corporate specialists enterprise agreement 2013 (AE402413)
-Mining Service Enterprise agreement 2013 (AE406744)
-State Orchestra of Victoria Enterprise agreement (AE406303)

Worksheet

Title/AE no. Industry Product market focus Duration Parties: – union?
Enterprise Agreement 1
Enterprise Agreement 2
Enterprise Agreement 3
Wage Rate Comparison (for the dominant classification OR take the mid-point)
Classification selected Ordinary time wage per week Ordinary time wage per year Are there junior rates? Yes/No
EA1.
EA2.
EA3.
MA
Which agreement is most generous, relative to the average wage in the relevant industry?
Ordinary time wage per week Industry wage (ABS 6302.0) Gap in $
EA1.
EA2.
EA3.
MA
Wages rate increases
Total wages rises for the life of the agreement (%) Rank the agreements 1, 2, 3, for the largest growth in wages. Rank the agreements 1, 2, 3 for the largest gap in wages from the MA wage rate.
EA1.
EA2.
EA3.
Hours of work
Weekly working hours Span of ‘ordinary time’ Notes about shift work/rosters etc
EA1.
EA2.
EA3.
Labour process (see Boxall and Purcell 2011 Ch 1, p.13 – 16). For the dominant occupational group cover by the EA, is the labour process…..
Labour-intensive, capital intensive or knowledge intensive? Focused on low cost/low skill, or high cost/high skill? Focused on ‘short run responsiveness’ or ‘long-term agility’?
EA1.
EA2.
EA3.
Looking at the classification structure, notes the number of positions and the number of levels (for pay) in the classification structure.
Clause no. Positions Level
EA1.
EA2.
EA3.
MA
Note two distinctive substantive rules for each agreement
EA 1. EA 2. EA 3.
Clause no/name

Clause no/name

Note two distinctive procedural rules for each agreement
EA 1. EA 2. EA 3.
Clause no/name

Clause no/name

Note any clauses that relate to work health and safety.
EA 1. EA 2. EA 3.
Clause no/name

Clause no/name

Rate the agreements in terms of:
Clarity/’User friendly’ Interests of employees Best principles of HRM
Best
Middle
Worse

Analysis: (600 words, details are in the learning guide)
Marking criteria
Knowledge, analysis and argument (70%)
Demonstrated understanding of the significant features of an EA through comparison, with attention to issues highlighted as significant from ongoing reading about IR in 200300/200614. Significant features of agreements and meaningful differences identified. Comparisons show insight into contemporary IR practice. Accurate, thorough and efficient description.

Demonstrated understanding of the actors’ interests and industry context. Logical and accurate explanation of actors’ interests and industry contexts. Sound knowledge of industry challenges drawn from readings and debating the industry context.

Essay communication strategy (20%)
Report uses ER language correctly. As for credit, but also theoretical language.

Essay coherently, logically and consistently conveys message from start to end. Organised and clear structure that makes the
argument persuasive and compelling for the case.

Referencing 10%
Reference list accurately and consistently records sources – including electronic sources!
Sources are correctly cited (frequency, accuracy and consistency of intext citations).

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