On 17 January 2020, an agreement in principle was reached with all parties to the trade union negotiations. From 9 March 2020, the proposed agreement and the corresponding explanation of the agreement will be available on www.forgov.qld.gov.au/state-government-entities-certified-agreement-2019. Whether through allocation, ongoing negotiations or a combination of the two, workers benefit from an increase of at least 2.5% on top of their current rates. 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. In the meantime, display a copy of the contract officials (PDF, 288KB). 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 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. 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. The State Government`s 2015 Certified Agreement (Basic Agreement) expires this year. This agreement includes terms and conditions of employment for you and other staff of your agency. If you have any questions about the contracting process, please contact your union or your agency`s appropriate IR/ER team.
Learn more about the status of negotiations on the state government`s certified agreement to replace the agreement. Where the parties disagree, there is nothing the industrial arbitrator can do to promote an agreement, so that unions and businesses are locked up at zero-sum “circles of perseverance and resistance”.