Enterprise bargaining - what information is provided to department about employees' votes?

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Dear Department of Industry, Innovation and Science,

This is request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

I request all documents wherein the outcome of any enterprise bargaining ballots were communicated to the department by the entity who undertook the ballots.

This shall include the YES/NO vote amounts or percentages as well as any additional information related to the vote. For example, a breakdown of the vote by employee location, or APS level.

The scope of this request covers any such documents that were received as a result of EBA offers made to staff under:

Workplace Bargaining Policy 2015
or
Australian Government Public Sector Workplace Bargaining Policy 2014

I thank you in advance for processing this request.

Yours faithfully,

James Smith

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Dear Mr Smith

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Subject: TRIM: Freedom of Information request - Enterprise bargaining - what information is provided to department about employees' votes?

Dear Department of Industry, Innovation and Science,

This is request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

I request all documents wherein the outcome of any enterprise bargaining ballots were communicated to the department by the entity who undertook the ballots.

This shall include the YES/NO vote amounts or percentages as well as any additional information related to the vote. For example, a breakdown of the vote by employee location, or APS level.

The scope of this request covers any such documents that were received as a result of EBA offers made to staff under:

Workplace Bargaining Policy 2015
or
Australian Government Public Sector Workplace Bargaining Policy 2014

I thank you in advance for processing this request.

Yours faithfully,

James Smith

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Dear Mr Smith

 

Please see attached letter in relation to your FOI request of 26 February
2017.

 

Kind regards

 

FOI team

Legal, Audit and Assurance Branch| Corporate Network
[1][email address]

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Department of Industry, Innovation and Science | [2]www.industry.gov.au

 

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Dear Mr Smith,

Please find attached correspondence in relation to your FOI request below of 26 February 2017.

Kind regards,

FOI team
Legal, Audit and Assurance Branch| Corporate Network
[email address]
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Department of Industry, Innovation and Science | www.industry.gov.au
 
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