The ACT Public Sector Education and Training Directorate (Teaching Staff) Enterprise Agreement is the agreement under which teachers and school psychologists work. It is a formal, legally enforceable agreement that we regularly enter into with the ACT government and defines wages, allowances, leave, workload and much more. ELAA agreed on substantial improvements for teachers and educators, “recognizing the importance of maintaining and attracting quality staff and thus supporting the dedicated work of service providers at an early age.” For the first time in a generation, we have a proposal for an agreement that puts in place important measures for workload and contracts. 2020 is the year in which we will begin negotiations for a new agreement establishing your remuneration and terms. Our school assistants work as part of the ACT Public Sector Administrative and Related Classifications Enterprise Agreement. It is a formal, legally enforceable agreement that we regularly enter into with the ACT government and defines wages, allowances, leave, workload and much more. In recent discussions, the ELAA stated that the proposed agreement “focuses on quality outcomes for the early childhood sector, improving the salaries and conditions of teachers and educators and giving employers greater capacity to manage their workforce.” The AEU will hold a vote of its members by the end of next week. If the offer is supported, the next step will be to hold a vote on all 28,000 teachers, headteachers and state leaders in the first week of the first half of 2020. If employees vote in favour of the offer, the agreement will be formalized. The current agreement for school assistants came into force on April 3, 2019. Salary increases of 2.35% per year for teachers and 3.35% for principals and preschoolers, wage increases until May 2022. Marshall`s Liberal government welcomed a decision by the Board of Directors of the Australian Education Union to unanimously approve the government`s offer of an agreement between the companies, which must be part of teachers, principals and preschool principals for their members` vote, which I hope will settle the long-running wage dispute.

Check your business agreement to make sure you know your rights and rights. If you can`t find what you need to know, you can check out our fact sheets or ask a question here. The government has increased its offer of a “complexity premium” for schools by $3 million per year, from $12 million to $15 million. Each school receives funding to help teachers cope with their workload with students with complex needs, for example through the recruitment of additional teachers or assistants and the costs of expert assistance. On average, schools receive $29,469 per year (and up to $158,914 per year), with schools deciding on their funding. The agreement was adopted with 87.5% yes in the choice of workers. “This is a positive step forward and the government hopes this will lead to a reasonable solution to our enterprise negotiations negotiations, which include exceptionally fair and reasonable wage increases, and also provides more support and support to teachers in the classroom. The ability of employers to address underperformance issues has been successfully negotiated by the ELAA, which ensures that employers can extend the trial period for workers to six months under the proposed agreement, which also allows the employer to formally manage benefit issues. The government`s initial offer in June of this year included 1.0% of the first 2.35% increase for teachers, which dates back to October 2018. This revised offer brings the amount of the first salary increase to 1.35%, which dates back to October 2018. The VECTEA agreement is an important enterprise agreement that governs the sector sector of the Victorian community.

“We welcome the fact that the executive of the