18 Mark Bray and Johanna Macneil, Facilitating Productive Workplace Cooperation: A Case Study of Sydney Water and the ASU Water Division (March 2015) Fair Work Commission www.fwc.gov.au/documents/documents/engagement/case-studies/syd-water-case-study-2015.pdf >. Traditionally, the parties have turned to negotiations from a position in which they are ultimately confronted with profits.vii Australian jobs are no exception and are often characterized as contradictory, with management and unions in the “war” and failure of negotiations, in relation to the party that receives the most from the other. viiiIn preparation for enterprise bargaining, parties will often define firm preconceived positions based on past conflicts and practices to serve their underlying interests. Parties that are unwilling to compromise on fixed positions often ignore the interests underlying them.ix xxiii Orora Packaging Australia Pty Ltd T/A Orora Fibre Packaging  FWCA 1134. Business agreements can be tailored to the needs of some companies. An agreement should be overall better for an employee when compared to the corresponding bonuses or rewards. If you have sought and are unable to reach an agreement, the Fair Work Commission can also help employers and workers who negotiate with their “New Approaches” program. Learn more about the new approaches on the Fair Labour Commission website. Start with our document search and try to search for full-text chords.
As the 2015 Sydney Water Company Agreement expires on June 30, 2017, the parties are currently negotiating a new agreement with the support of the Commission. On 11 April 2017, the Commission issued a statement in which the parties participated in “intensive and productive” discussions, in which they identified the underlying interests and identified a number of common options to protect them. [xx] Once these options are considered, the parties will return to the Commission to guide the new enterprise agreement. On February 28, 2017, the Commission approved a new enterprise agreement, successfully negotiated by the parties, the Orora Fibre Packaging National Enterprise Agreement 2016.xxiii xx Sydney Water Corporation T/A Sydney Water and Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical and Services Union, Australia Professionals and the Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Information, Postal, Plumbing and Allied Services Union of Australia  FWC 2052. If a job has a registered contract, the premium does not apply. However, the commission`s services are not limited to helping the parties develop negotiations. The Commission will also work with the parties to improve the way they resolve workplace conflicts in general, as well as facilitate change, innovation and productivity.xv Patrick participated in the programme of new approaches in 2015.