7 October REEF files submission in four-year award review October 7, 2016 By Reef Admin Real Estate Industry Award 0 As members know, the Fair Work Commission is currently conducting a statutory review of all modern awards. Importantly, this includes the Real Estate Industry Award. In accordance with the timetable set by the Fair Work Commission for the review of our key industry award, REEF has filled a joint submission with the Queensland employer association opposing various changes that have been proposed by real estate unions. The unions' proposed changes relate to significant increases to the minimum award rates of pay, underpinning commission-only arrangements with a safety net wage and the imposition of serious restrictions to the debit-credit commission system. You can read the submission by clicking here >>> Hearing dates have been set for 21-24 November 2016 to determine the various union applications. Related REEF files final submission in 4-year award review With the hearing dates fast approaching, REEF has now lodged its final submission regarding the four-year review of our Real Estate Industry Award. Fair Work Commission hands down Award review decision The wait is over! The Fair Work Commission has handed down its decision regarding the statutory review of the Real Estate Industry Award. Here are the details. REEF President gives 2017 annual report at AGM At the recent AGM, REEF President Fred Andriessen presented his annual report and provided a snapshot of just some of the activities REEF has been involved in over the course of 2017. REEF President gives annual report at AGM At the recent AGM, REEF President Fred Andriessen presented his first annual report to members and shared some of REEF's big wins during 2016. Real Estate Industry Award: Out with the old, in with the new After a long battle, the Fair Work Commission has now finalised the four-year award review and the new Real Estate Industry Award will commence on 2 April 2018. Here's what you need to know before the changes kick in. Don't be left in the dark: New industry award starts on 2 April 2018 After a long battle, the Fair Work Commission has now finalised the four-year review and the Real Estate Industry Award 2015 will commence on 2 April 2018. Big changes are ahead. Here's what you need to know. Comments are closed.