Workplace Relations Adviser

Advise on workplace relations policies and problems, and represent industrial, commercial, union, employer or other parties in employment negotiations.

Workplace Relations Adviser

Workplace Relations Adviser

Roles and responsibilities

A position as a workplace relations adviser will see you undertaking negotiations on terms and conditions of employment, and examining and resolving disputes and grievances.

You will also:

  • study and interpret legislation, awards, collective agreements and employment contracts, wage payment systems and dispute settlement procedures
  • develop, plan and formulate enterprise agreements or collective contracts such as productivity-based wage adjustment procedures, workplace relations policies and programs, and procedures for their implementation
  • oversee the formation and conduct of workplace consultative committees and employee participation initiatives

Workplace relations advisers may find employment in companies with large workforces, employer associations or trade unions. 

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

A position as a workplace relations adviser will see you undertaking negotiations on terms and conditions of employment, and examining and resolving disputes and grievances.

You will also:

  • study and interpret legislation, awards, collective agreements and employment contracts, wage payment systems and dispute settlement procedures
  • develop, plan and formulate enterprise agreements or collective contracts such as productivity-based wage adjustment procedures, workplace relations policies and programs, and procedures for their implementation
  • oversee the formation and conduct of workplace consultative committees and employee participation initiatives

Workplace relations advisers may find employment in companies with large workforces, employer associations or trade unions. 

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Undergraduate Courses To Become

Workplace Relations Adviser

Postgraduate Courses To Become

Workplace Relations Adviser

Postgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.

Relevant postgraduate courses include: