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FAIR WORK ACT 2009 - SECT 143B

Coverage terms of State reference public sector modern awards

Coverage terms must be included

  (1)   A State reference public sector modern award must include terms ( coverage terms ) setting out, in accordance with this section, the employers, employees and organisations that are covered by the modern award.

Employers and employees

  (2)   The coverage terms must be such that:

  (a)   the only employers that are expressed to be covered by the modern award are one or more specified State reference public sector employers; and

  (b)   the only employees who are expressed to be covered by the modern award are specified State reference public sector employees of those employers.

Organisations

  (3)   A State reference public sector modern award may be expressed to cover one or more specified organisations, in relation to:

  (a)   all or specified employees covered by the modern award; or

  (b)   the employer, or all or specified employers, covered by the modern award.

Outworker entities

  (4)   A State reference public sector modern award must not be expressed to cover outworker entities.

How coverage etc. is expressed

  (5)   For the purposes of this section:

  (a)   an employer or employers may be specified by name or by inclusion in a specified class or specified classes; and

  (b)   employees must be specified by inclusion in a specified class or specified classes; and

  (c)   organisations must be specified by name.


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