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AIS bargaining documents

March 2017

Independent Schools NSW teachers hybrid model MEA 2017

The Independent Schools NSW Teachers (Hybrid Model) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017) was approved by the Fair Work Commission on 23 March 2017 and will commence from 30 March 2017. 

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Teachers standards model MEA 2017

The Independent Schools NSW/ACT Standards Model (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017 was approved by the Fair Work Commission on 22 March 2017 and will commence from 29 March 2017.

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Independent Schools NSW (teachers) MEA 2017

The Independent Schools NSW (Teachers) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017 was approved by the Fair Work Commission on 23 March 2017 and will commence from 30 March 2017. 

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Independent Schools NSW (support and operational staff) MEA 2017

The Multi-Enterprise Agreement applying to support staff in NSW independent schools, the Independent Schools NSW (Support and Operational Staff) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017, was approved on 23 March 2017 and will therefore also commence from 30 March 2017.

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Independent Schools ACT (support and operational staff) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017

The Multi-Enterprise Agreement applying to support staff in ACT independent schools, the Independent Schools ACT (Support and Operational Staff) Multi-Enterprise Agreement 2017, was approved on 23 March 2017 and will therefore also commence from 30 March 2017.

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February 2015

Independent school agreements before Commission
The multi enterprise agreements (MEAs) that teacher and support and operational staff members in independent schools voted on last year remain before the Fair Work Commission says IEU Assistant Secretary Carol Matthews

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December 2014

Getting The Fine Print Right In MEAs
Recently, the Union reported on the successful last minute resolution to the dispute over the Assocation of Independent Schools (AIS) Multi-Enterprise Agreements (MEAs) in independent schools across NSW.

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IEU NewsExtra: Update on Negotiations With Christian Schools Australia And Christian Education Network
The IEU has met with CSA and CEN on a number of occasions throughout 2014 - the latest NewsExtra has the details.

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November 2014

AIS Schools Revote On MEA  
More than 40 NSW schools are re-voting on the AIS Multi-Enterprise Agreements because of a failure by the school to comply with the mandatory procedures required under the Fair Work Act.

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September 2014

IEU reaches agreement with AIS
Following the Commonwealth Government's changes to the Superannuation Guarantee legislation which delays superannuation increases until 2021, and the desire to reach a consent position on the Multi Enterprise Agreements for independent schools in NSW, the AIS and the IEU have reached a consent position.

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August 2014

NewsExtra August: Union Recommends No Vote For AIS
After months of negotiations, the IEU has been unable to reach agreement with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) on the terms of new Multi Enterprise Agreements (MEAs) to apply in independent schools in NSW and the ACT.

Union Recommends NO Vote
After months of negotiations the IEU has been unable to reach agreement with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) on the terms of new Multi Enterprise Agreements (MEAs) to apply in independent schools in NSW and the ACT. 

Still No Agreement In Independent Schools
The Union is currently negotiating with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) for new agreements to apply in about 200 independent schools in NSW and the ACT, to replace agreements that expire in October this year.

Letter: AIS Correspondence With IEU
Deputy Executive Director Michael Carr of the AIS sent the IEU a letter on August 14 outlining their stance on the proposal.

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Letter: Independent schools reps and members update - No Agreement yet
The Union outlined on August 1 that the IEU's position that members are unhappy with the proposed increases of 2% One Off Payments of Salary ("OOPs") in 2014 and a 2% increase in 2016.

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July 2014

Union Seeks Better Pay Rates In Independent Schools
Carol Matthews, the IEU's Assistant Secretary, says the Union has today (31 July) advised the Association of Independent Schools (AIS), representing approximately 200 independent schools, that the proposed rates in the multi-enterprise agreements are too low.

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June 2014

Second Bargaining Meeting With The AIS
The Union has now met twice with the Association of Independent Schools (AIS) to discuss our pay and conditions claim for staff in independent schools, the first time on 19 May and then on 4 June. 

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May 2014

AIS Initiates Bargaining
 
The Association of Independent Schools has advised the Union that it is prepared to negotiate a new enterprise agreement for NSW Teachers and Support and Operational Staff.
 Position for bargaining letter
Letter to reps and members from IEU General Secretary John Quessy