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Fair Work Act 2009
s.437 - Application for a protected action ballot order
Textile,Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia
Colan Products Pty Ltd T/A Colan Australia
DEPUTY PRESIDENT LAWRENCE
SYDNEY,5 APRIL 2016
Proposed protected action ballot of employees of Colan Products Pty Ltd T/A Colan Australia.
Pursuant to s.443 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act) the Fair Work Commission orders:
1. PROTECTED ACTION BALLOT TO BE HELD
The Textile,Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA) is to hold a protected action ballot of employees of Colan Products Pty Ltd T/A Colan Australia described in clause 3 of this order.
2. NAME OF PERSON AUTHORISED TO CONDUCT THE BALLOT
The ballot is to be conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission.
3. GROUP OR GROUPS OF EMPLOYEES TO BE BALLOTED
In accordance with s.437(5) of the Act,the employees to be balloted are those who are covered by the Textile,Clothing,Footwear and Associated Industries Award 2010 [MA000017] and the Colan Products Pty Limited Union Collective Agreement 2010 [AE882123] and who will be covered by the proposed enterprise agreement and are represented by the bargaining representative who is the applicant for this protected action ballot order.
4. DATE BY WHICH BALLOT CLOSES
The date by which voting in the protected action ballot is to close is 20 working days from the date of this order.
The question(s) to be put to voters in the ballot are:
“In support of reaching a collective agreement with your employer,do you support the taking of protected industrial action against your employer,which involve one or more of the following:
1. An unlimited number of bans on the performance of work for 4 hours.
2. An unlimited number of bans on the performance of work for 8 hours
3. An unlimited number of indefinite stoppages of work. ”
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