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Pages with topic "C and K Bargaining"

15 Oct 2019 : New agreement secures continued wage parity for C&K members

Creche & Kindergarten (C&K) members have overwhelmingly endorsed a new collective agreement after an employee ballot saw 95.28 per cent employee approval.

18 Jul 2019 : Creche & Kindergarten collective bargaining update

C&K collective bargaining continues, with our union having now confirmed, in principle, a 12-month agreement which would provide wage increases on the 1 July 2019 & 1 July 2020.

1 Mar 2017 : Member action achieves positive result in C&K negotiations

An agreement in principle has been reached in the C&K Branch Centre negotiations following strong collective action adopted by members.

21 Feb 2017 : C&K must adopt a reasonable position

The onus is on C&K to provide an adequate position when bargaining occurs on Friday, 24 February 2017.

23 Jan 2017 : C&K must take steps to address Director time and retain existing super co-contribution entitlements

Despite the beginning of a new year, C&K has not provided any further consideration to protect employees’ working conditions or the quality of education provided in C&K Branch centres.

12 Dec 2016 : Education Minister acknowledges the importance of resolving outstanding C&K employees' claims

IEUA-QNT members in C&K Branch Centres have today welcomed comments made by Queensland Education Minister Kate Jones outside a C&K Branch Centre she was visiting in her electorate of Ashgrove.

5 Dec 2016 : Members forced to consider protected industrial action as C&K maintains attack on conditions

C&K members are being forced to give consideration to protected industrial action aimed at their employer to protect quality early childhood education.

25 Nov 2016 : C&K backtracks following member campaign but remains determined to cut super

A member-led community campaign to protect the working conditions of employees in C&K Branch Centre kindergartens has seen the employer drop plans to cut redundancy provisions and direct staff to undertake additional duties during recess time.

1 Nov 2016 : C&K puts teachers’ professional standing at risk

C&K continued its attack on the working conditions of its employees at the latest collective bargaining meeting.

8 Sep 2016 : C&K seeks to cut entitlements; rejects comparable teacher wages

With negotiations for a new collective agreement underway, the Crèche and Kindergarten Association (C&K) has not only continued to refuse to accept that early childhood education teachers should be recognised with wages comparable to other teachers but is…

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.

13 Jul 2016 : C&K members to bargain for substance

Members say wages should remain comparable to those paid in schools, the allocation of release time should be retained, and that the workload of Directors required a reassessment of their hours.

16 Jun 2016 : ‘Overwhelming’ workload flagged as key issue for C&K staff

Three quarters of Crèche and Kindergarten Association (C&K) staff are forced to work three or more hours of unpaid time every week, as they struggle to meet their increasing workload burdens.

7 Jun 2016 : C&K bargaining survey

The future employment conditions for all employees in C&K Kindergartens depend on members identifying those issues which are a matter of concern.

Authorised by Terry Burke, Independent Education Union of Australia – Queensland & Northern Territory Branch, Brisbane.