Independent School Agreements before the Commission The Multi-Business Agreements (MMA) that were voted on last year by teachers and facilitators and employees of independent schools remain before the Fair Labour Commission says that the Assistant Secretary of the IEU Carol Matthews IEU reaching an agreement with the AIS after the Commonwealth government changed the “super-nuation” guarantee rules that delay the increase in supernuation until 2021 , and the desire to obtain a position of approval of multi-company agreements for NSW`s independent schools. The AIS and IU have reached an approval position. Union Seeks Better Pay Rates In Independent Schools Carol Matthews, the IEU`s deputy secretary, said that the Union today (31 July) the Association of Independent Schools (AIS), which represents about 200 independent schools, said the rates proposed in multi-company agreements are too low. Read the full story here. 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. 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. Christian Schools Enterprise Agreement The union has been negotiating since October 2017 with nsw Christian Schools. NSW Independent Schools (Support and Operational Staff) MEA 2017 The multi-company agreement to assist staff at independent NSW schools, the Independent Schools NSW (Support and Operational Staff) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017, was approved on 23 March 2017 and will therefore start on 30 March 2017. Following, the IEU`s request for the inclusion of new multi-company agreements in 2021 applies. AIS launches negotiations The Association of Independent Schools has indicated to the Union that it is ready to negotiate a new enterprise agreement for NSW teachers and support and operations staff. Position for Negotiating Letters Letter to Representatives and Members of EU Secretary General John Quessy Still No Agreement In Independent Schools The Union is currently negotiating with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) new agreements that would apply in about 200 independent schools of the NSW and the ACT to replace the agreements expiring in October of this year. The Union thanks the members for their patience in waiting for the approval of the agreements.
NewsExtra August: EU recommends `no` vote to AIS After months of negotiations, the IEU has failed to reach an agreement with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) on the terms of the new multi-company agreements (MEAs) to apply to independent schools of NSW and the ACT. 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.