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. 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. Independent school agreements before the Commission Multi-business agreements (MMA) on which teachers and facilitators and employees of independent schools voted last year remain before the Fair Labour Commission, says IEU Assistant Secretary Carol Matthews NewsExtra August: EU recommends voting for AIS After months of negotiations, IEU has failed to reach agreement with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) on the terms of the new multi-company agreements (MEAS) to be used independent schools in NSW. and the ACT. 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. The Federation of Independent Schools has informed the union that it does not intend to meet with the union again by November, and it is not certain that new enterprise agreements will be negotiated. The AIS also states that wage increases in 2021, if any, would be set on a discretionary basis outside the bargaining process.
The EU has reached an agreement with AIS After the Commonwealth Government`s changes to the guarantee over-unemployment legislation, which delays the increase in superannuation until 2021, and the desire to secure a position in favour of multi-company agreements for NSW, AIS and IEU independent schools, they have been granted a position of approval. 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 Here is the IEU`s request for new multi-company agreements, which are expected to start in 2021. The aisnsW Employment Relations Team has assembled a series of documents and resources to help schools. NSW Independent Schools Teachers Hybrid Model MEA 2017 The calculators on this page will help schools calculate staff leave fees. 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.