TASMANIAN INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
Industrial Relations Act 1984
REASONS FOR DECISION
 A hearing commenced at the Edward Braddon Commonwealth Law Courts Building, 39-41 Davey Street, Hobart on 17 March 2009
 The agreement, to be known as the Legislative Council Staff Agreement 2009, is to be operative from the first full pay period on or after 5 March 2009 and it is to remain in force until 31 December 2011.
 The agreement applies to all relevant persons employed under the Parliamentary Privilege Act 1898 in the Legislative Council.
 Mr M Di Pretoro appeared for the union and Mr D Pearce for the employer.
 Having considered the consent submission of the parties, I am satisfied that the agreement is consistent with the Wage Fixing Principles and the public interest and no disadvantage tests required by the Act and I decide accordingly.
 The file will now be referred to the Registrar for registration in accordance with the requirements of Section 56(1) of the Act.
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