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Industrial Relations

Construction staff are employed under the Waterway Constructions Pty Ltd Enterprise Agreement which is compliant with the National Code for Construction 2013. Waterway Constructions is committed to providing an employment environment with the following features:

  • An understanding that the productivity and efficiency of the company are a function of the skill and motivation of the staff working in co-operation with management.
  • Compliance with the requirements of the Building Code 2013 and the applicable state industrial relations Codes of Practice.
  • An emphasis on training and skill development leading to a safe workplace, staff satisfaction and enhanced productivity.
  • Regular dialogue between staff and management both through six monthly staff meetings and through elected staff representatives.
  • Good relations with employee representative bodies.
  • Employment conditions as expressed in Waterway Constructions Enterprise Agreement(s), established in full compliance with all relevant legislation and Codes of Practice.
  • A recognition by management that the workplace is just one component of an employee’s life and that consideration needs to be given to assisting staff in balancing their overall commitments.
  • Employment based on fairness and equity and without discrimination.
  • Effective application of the Freedom of Association and Right of Entry legislation at all our worksites.