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. 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. However, union members from nine schools ignored the union`s recommendation and voted against the offer; instead of other demands for higher wages and improved conditions. The AIS encourages individual schools not to accept the changes. Members of the nine schools are currently discussing how schools and AIS can force renegotiate. 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 AIS argues that teachers in independent schools are overpaid, that some schools cannot afford standard pay increases and that it is very difficult to maintain enrolment. In order to keep all schools on the same collective agreement, including those with less solvency, she insisted that the teachers` pay increase in 2015 be a one-time payment and not a percentage increase as usual. 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. Independent school agreements before the Commission Multi-business agreements (MEAs) that were voted on last year by teachers and support staff and business staff in independent schools, before the Fair Work Commission says that the IEU Assistant Secretary Carol Matthews Still No Agreement in Independent Schools The Union is negotiating with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) new agreements that would apply in about 200 independent schools of NSW and the ACT to replace the agreements that expire in October this year.
The high-level body, which represents independent schools in the NSW, is trying to significantly undermine teachers` salaries and conditions in non-governmental schools. The Association of Independent Schools (AIS) is currently negotiating a new multi-company agreement (MEA) with the Independent Education Union NSW/ACT. NewsExtra August: EU recommends a « no » vote to the AIS After months of negotiations, the IEU has not reached an agreement with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) on the terms of the new multi-company agreements (MEAs) that would apply in NSW and ACT independent schools. 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. Educational Services (Schools) General Staff Award 2010 > View contracts, letters of appointment and other related documents. Independent schools are beginning to negotiate independent schools throughout the NSW and the ACT has recently published communications on workers` representation rights (NERRs). . – 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.