In the meantime, see a copy of the concordance heads (PDF, 288KB). The compensation plans of the 2019 basic agreements and the agreements related to them This page contains information about the agreement, the ballot and a list of your contacts with the agency. Voting will open on 24 March 2020. The State Government Entities Certified Agreement 2015 expires this year. This agreement contains the terms and conditions of employment for you and other employees employed by your agency. Queensland Health has seven major agreements that impose rates of pay and other terms and conditions of employment for employees (excluding senior and senior managers). Yesterday, the State government presented legislative amendments to the 2016 Labour Relations Act in order to implement the Prime Minister`s announcement of a “wage freeze” in the 2020/2021 financial year. In accordance with the government`s public sector wage policy, it is expected that Core Agreement employees will receive a one-time payment for the resolution of negotiations through a certified agreement. It is important that the provision refer to the annual review of wages, which must be set by the Fair Work Commission. This is the first step. The decision on the annual salary review has been postponed for two weeks due to the COVID-19 crisis. We anticipate that this decision will be made at some point in July. The regime of the agreement then provides that the necessary discussions with the Land government on the continuation of wages will begin thereafter.

On 3 October 27, 2018, Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees, requested the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) to enter into an agreement regarding negotiations on the Certified Enterprise Agreement for State Assets (Basic Agreement). That is why the negotiations are now in conciliation. OIR attends conciliation conferences on behalf of the Government and will, where appropriate, request the participation of representatives of the Agency. In addition, on 3 October 2018, Together Queensland, Industrial Union of Employees, requested the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission to enter into an agreement to negotiate the basic agreement. That is why the negotiations are now in conciliation. If you have any questions regarding the agreement process, please contact your union or the appropriate IR/ER team at your agency. On 20 December 1, 2019, Government and Together Queensland resolved the issues at issue in the arbitration. This means that it is no longer necessary to continue the hearing scheduled for February 2020, as an agreement can be reached.

Man 1: You may have heard before. You will soon have the opportunity to vote on a new basic agreement. Woman 1: The new agreement is based on your current agreement, but contains new terms and conditions of employment and some improved rights. Women 1: These include conditions such as wage rates, permanent and temporary employment, equality between women and men, litigation and counselling for workers. It also includes departments and agencies that have specific conditions of employment. Man 2: Understanding which agreement you are covered by can be complex. Man 2: The basic agreement applies to all those who are not covered by an agency-specific agreement….