Section 185 – The application for approval of a single company agreement Company agreements are based on the minimum conditions of modern prices and/or vary. Modern awards are a safety net of minimum conditions for an entire industry or job, for example the General Retail Industry Award 2010 applies to retail. If a job has a company agreement, the modern price does not apply. Company agreements and bonuses apply in conjunction with National Employment Standards (“NES”). The NES applies to all employees (with the exception of staff of the Land Government and municipal councils) and they cannot be superseded by an arbitration award or agreement. Lloyd said 123 new deals were reached in the current round of negotiations, while only 2.6% of Australian officials remained under negotiation. A full-time worker may apply to work part-time for a certain period of time, subject to review and extension. Part-time agreements are reviewed after two years. “DHS management finally understood that maintaining rights and conditions in the workplace was the key to regulation and, therefore, the PCSU did not reject this agreement.” 2. Under this Agreement, part-time employees shall be entitled to a minimum commitment of 3 hours in accordance with cl. 6.4 (f) of the Public Service Enterprise Award 2015. Employees of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority also agreed to a new company agreement this week.