Independent Schools Multi-Enterprise Agreement (Support Staff)

10 Apr

The Union has met with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) to discuss our ambitions and we have scheduled further meetings. The EU is aiming for a three-year contract which is due to start on 1 January 2021. No agreement yet in independent schools The Union is currently negotiating with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) new agreements that will apply to some 200 independent schools of NSW and the ACT to replace contracts expiring in October this year. Modern AwardsIn 2010, modern Awards replaced the old awards with lean and withdrawn conditions. Modern prices are not as comprehensive as the old awards, and although some conditions have been maintained, some have inevitably been lost. If your school does not have a collective agreement for you, your terms and conditions will be set by the corresponding Modern Prize. These are well below industrial standards and constitute only an absolute minimum, which is designed only as a “safety net” to prevent exploitation. For more information, check down the left. Independent Schools ACT (Support and operational staff) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017 Union Seeks Better Pay Rates In Independent Schools Carol Matthews, the IEU`s Assistant Secretary, says the Union has today (31 July) advised the Association of Independent Schools (AIS), representing ca 200 independent schools, that the proposed rates in the Multi-Enterprise Agreements are to low. Read the full story here. Letter: The AIS correspondence with IU Deputy Executive Director Michael Carr of the AIS sent a letter to the EIAE on 14 August out of its position on the proposal. Letter to Readers: Updating Independent School Representatives and Members – No agreement yet The Union indicated on 1 August that the IEU was unhappy with the proposed 2% increases in single payments (“OOPs”) in 2014 and a 2% increase in 2016. Second round of negotiations with the AIS The Union met twice with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) to discuss our wage requirements and conditions for staff in independent schools, for the first time on 19 May and then on 4 June.

NewsExtra August: Union recommends No Vote For AIS After months of negotiations, the IEU has not reached an agreement with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) on the terms of the new multi-company agreements (MEAs) that would apply in NSW and ACT independent schools. This is the first place to determine their conditions of employment. Below is a list of enterprise agreements – see here if your school has an enterprise agreement and get a copy. An enterprise agreement is the safest and most effective way to improve employment conditions in your workplace. If your school has such an agreement, it is legally binding and the Modern Prize does not apply. 17 Typical tasks are: performing a number of industrial cleaning tasks; cleaning, dust and polishing and general cleaning in classrooms or other common areas of buildings, buildings, premises and the like, in classrooms or other common areas of school buildings, buildings and items serving their functions; perform uncooked tasks in the kitchen, including assembling, preparing and measuring food Perform laundry obligations that require limited discretion and repairs to bed linen or clothing.