On 26 October 2017, the Fair Labour Commission (FWC) approved the Department of Human Services 2017-2020 (THE DHS Agreement). On January 10, 2019, the FWC approved the 2018-2021 agreement of the Ministry of Human Services (mo agreement). The parties to the agreement committed to implementing changes in the operation and provision of services by the Victorian government by adopting the principles of “labour mobility.” The principles recognize that the services required by the community of a modern public service are not static; they change all the time. The business agreements are approved by decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) and published on the FWC website. The DHS agreement is available in the Uniform Resource URL: When the name of the Department of Human Services was changed to Services Australia, there was no impact on the terms and conditions of employment of apSS staff in the department. The DHS agreement still applied to GSP employees in Services Australia, as it was the same unit as the name change. · www.fwc.gov.au/document/agreement/AE425884 Section 6 provides that Part 2 of the instrument no longer applies to a GSP staff member when an enterprise agreement or workplace definition applies to the worker. On February 1, 2020, staff from the U.S. State Department Services Australia were transferred to The Services Australia Executive Agency. This will be taken in accordance with Section 72 of the Act. When GSP employees are transferred to the new Services Australia agency, they are no longer covered by the DHS agreement or the MO DE agreement. Subsection 7, paragraph 3, provides that when a provision in paragraph 24, paragraph 1 of the Public Service Act 1999 provides for a salary increase, the salary set out in Schedule 2 of the DHS agreement ceases to affect the beginning of this provision.
. Point 7(1) provides that the conditions of employment of a GSP staff member to which Part 2 of the instrument applies are the conditions set out in the agreement of the Department of Human Services 2017-2020 (DHS agreement). The adoption of changing priorities is essential to creating a safe and flexible employment environment in the public service. The parties recognized the importance of ensuring that employees could be used reactively to support government priorities.  www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019G00471 Section 2 provides for the instrument to begin on February 1, 2020. . Section 8 is intended to clarify that Division 2, Part 6-2, of the Fair Work Act 2009 applies to instrument litigation . .
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