Lutheran Schools Enterprise Agreement 2020
The Lutheran Schools Enterprise Agreement for 2020: What You Need to Know
As a member of the Lutheran education community, it`s important to stay up-to-date with the latest news and developments in your industry. This year, one of the most significant updates in the Lutheran education sector is the release of the Lutheran Schools Enterprise Agreement for 2020.
What is an Enterprise Agreement?
An Enterprise Agreement is a legally binding document that sets out the terms and conditions of employment for employees working in a specific industry or sector. The Lutheran Schools Enterprise Agreement for 2020 applies to all non-teaching staff working in Lutheran schools across Australia.
What are the Key Changes in the 2020 Agreement?
The 2020 Enterprise Agreement introduces a number of key changes that will impact the employment conditions of non-teaching staff in Lutheran schools. Some of the most significant changes include:
1. Annual Wage Increases – Under the new agreement, employees will receive annual wage increases of 2% for the next three years. This is a significant increase from the 1.5% increases offered in previous years.
2. Increased Job Security – The new agreement also includes provisions for increased job security for non-teaching staff, including fixed term employment opportunities and a guaranteed minimum hours of work.
3. Improved Leave Entitlements – Non-teaching staff will now be entitled to additional leave entitlements, including cultural and ceremonial leave, community service leave, and parental leave.
4. Enhanced Family-Friendly Policies – The agreement also reflects a commitment to enhanced family-friendly policies, including flexible working arrangements, an additional week of paid parental leave, and improved support for employees returning to work after parental leave.
What are the Benefits of the New Agreement?
The Lutheran Schools Enterprise Agreement for 2020 represents a positive step forward for non-teaching staff in Lutheran schools across Australia. The new agreement includes a range of benefits, including:
– Increased job security and guaranteed minimum hours of work
– Annual wage increases of 2% for the next three years
– Additional leave entitlements and improved family-friendly policies
– A commitment to ongoing consultation and collaboration with employees
Overall, the Lutheran Schools Enterprise Agreement for 2020 is a positive development for non-teaching staff in Lutheran schools. It provides greater job security, improved working conditions and a range of benefits that will help to attract and retain high-quality employees in the sector. As a member of the Lutheran education community, it`s important to stay informed about changes like these to ensure that you stay up-to-date and competitive in your role.