Pages with topic "Collective Bargaining"
2 Aug 2019 : Catholic employers in denial of workload crisis
In what can only be described as an extraordinary and unprecedented position, Catholic employers have rejected every single initiative suggested by their employees to provide relief from excessive workloads.
1 Aug 2019 : Langports members no closer to first agreement
After 14 months of negotiations, IEU members at Langports English College in Brisbane are still no closer to having their first collective agreement, as the employer refuses to budge on key member claims.
The ugly truth about the widespread nature of wage theft in Australia has finally been brought to public attention following George Calombaris’ $7.8 million wage theft scandal.
25 Oct 2018 : Staff would work weekends under Haileybury plan
Members have flagged concerns with Haileybury Rendall School’s bargaining claims, including a plan for staff to work additional hours on weekends.
14 Sep 2018 : Djarragun members win benchmark conditions
Members at Djarragun College, Gordonvale have secured benchmark conditions in their latest agreement, including comparable wages with the Queensland Catholic sector.
23 Aug 2018 : $102k for NT Lutheran teachers
Classroom teachers in Northern Territory Lutheran schools have set a new wage benchmark for teachers in non-government schools across the country.
After almost 12 months of bargaining, Anglican school employees have voted to accept a new replacement collective agreement.
Employees have voted to endorse the proposed Anglican schools' collective agreement.
Despite attempts by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to aid negotiations, Carinity Education remains intent on cutting wages and working conditions.
9 May 2018 : Mission Australia offer to employees a mixed bag
The first bargaining meeting was held for Mission Australia Early Learning employees. Whilst the employer offered six weeks paid maternity leave, the reminder of their list was little (if at all) better than the bare legal minimum.
19 Feb 2018 : New Year: new wage offer needed
At the end of 2017 IEUA-QNT members made their concerns regarding wages and workload clear to Anglican school employers.
In the September quarter last year, 642 collective agreements were approved by the Fair Work Commission – the lowest amount since 1995.
24 Nov 2017 : Carinity Education wants workers stripped of conditions
Joining a long list of employers such as Streets and Murdoch University, Carinity Education is attempting to leverage unfair industrial rules to attack working conditions.
After five months of negotiations and member action highlighting the growing wage disparity suffered by Anglican school teachers, the employers have finally committed to a top teacher rate of $101,000 in 2018.
26 Oct 2017 : Attacks on workers at heart of federal government agenda
As Australians face rising inequality and flat-lining wages, the Turnbull Government has continued its sustained attacks on workers.
1 Sep 2017 : Super outcome for PMSA members
Members in Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association (PMSA) schools have secured enhanced superannuation after overwhelmingly endorsing a new collective agreement.
Employees at an independent school with a number of sites across Queensland would have their hard fought for working conditions effectively stripped back to just those contained in the Modern Award under their employer’s proposed log of claims.
24 May 2017 : The numbers don't lie: join a union for better pay
The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data, combined with recent wage outcomes in our sector, provide a clear and compelling message – join your
union for better pay
17 Aug 2016 : C&K members’ entitlements at risk
Crèche and Kindergarten Association (C&K) has refused to accept the recent wage outcomes for teachers in the Queensland state and Catholic school sectors as a benchmark for C&K teachers.
The achievement by members of a $101,000 salary for top automatic step classroom teacher in the Queensland Catholic sector has set a new benchmark for the remuneration of teachers across the sector and the state.