Company agreements are agreements concluded at company level which lay down the minimum working conditions applicable to a group of workers and to an employer. AG2001/1169 s.170LJ Application for certification agreement from Mariani Australia Pty Ltd and AWU – Hampton DP – 30 March AG2001/856 and other alhmwu s.170LS applications for certification of different agreements – O`Connor C – 16 March Company agreements are based on the minimum requirements of the Modern Awards 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”).