AIS Bargaining Documents

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.

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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. 

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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.

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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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 - Michael Carr to IEU (August 14)


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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 - Reps and members update (August 1)


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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IEU letter to Michael Carr, Deputy Executive Director - Association of Independent Schools NSW (AISNSW)

The IEU wrote to Mr Carr to discuss a number of issues under consultation with the Union including NSW teachers increases, side deals, art schools and SAOs.

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 - IEU to Michael Carr (30 July)


AIS Schools Reps Update - No Agreement As Yet

The Union is currently negotiation with the Association of Indepedent 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.

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Letter: IEU repsonds to AIS

IEU General Secretary wrote to Deputy Executive Director of the AIS, Michael Carr to express the Union's support, but only if certain stipulations are met including the rate of pay rises and payment dates, in addtion to a raft of other details.

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 - IEU letter to Michael Carr

 

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. -  Link

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.