recognise the legitimate role of union delegates to act on behalf of
ensure their role will be respected and facilitated by the employer
give delegates access to union training during paid time
allow delegates to consult with employees in work time
allow delegates the right to email employees in their workplace
give delegates the right to consultation and relevant information about
the workplace and agency.
Your rights enshrined
The Australian Public Service Bargaining Framework (APSBF) details the
Government's position on Industrial Relations matters for the Australian Public
Service – including workplace rights for employees and their representatives.
Under the framework all APS Agencies are required to develop a set of delegates'
rights similar to that in Attachment C of the document. The good news is that
employees and their elected delegates now have a solid foundation of rights that
are enshrined in: