The government has just approved the agreement in principle for the basic agreement. This page contains information about the agreement, the ballot paper and a list of your agency contacts. Voting will begin on March 24, 2020. The Palaszczuk government is currently negotiating a series of new collective agreements for the public sector with public sector unions. On 17 January 2020, an agreement in principle was reached with all parties to the trade union negotiations. Prices qualify minimum conditions of employment and serve as a safety net. Agreements are collective agreements that set conditions of employment and additional rights for certain workers and their employers. The nominal expiration date of the basic agreement was August 31, 2018. However, negotiations on the basic agreement between the parties continue in good faith.
All representatives are actively involved in negotiations to reach an agreement in principle by 30 September 2018. In accordance with the government`s wage policy, the anniversary of the salaries of September 1, 2018 will be maintained. On 3 October 2018, the Industrial Union of Employees requested assistance from the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) for the agreement on the negotiations of the contract negotiations of the public authorities (basic agreement). That is why the negotiations are now in conciliation. Oir is attending conciliation conferences on behalf of the government and will request, if necessary, the presence of representatives of the agencies. The Labour Relations Board will now meet with union negotiators to complete the development of the proposed replacement agreement. Further updates will be made available as the contract process progresses. At that time, payment data resulting from the agreement were not confirmed. However, the government is working to ensure that this is done quickly. The replacement agreement will cover the same key issues that will be addressed in the current agreement, including rates of pay; Classification structures Hours of work Holidays Worker orientation provisions; and many other things. As in our first term, the government negotiates in good faith to reach agreements that provide fair and fair wages and conditions.