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Catholic EA Update – 26 October 2021

Members in Catholic schools will soon be receiving a 2.35% salary increase in anticipation of the finalisation of an Enterprise Agreement (EA) document for voting in early 2022. The employers agreed to the IEU request in light of the length of negotiations and the progress …

2.35% increase and backpay for Catholic School Staff Members before Christmas

Imminent salary and allowance increases A joint announcement from the SA Catholic School Employers and the Independent Education Union SA to Catholic School Staff Members  As you are aware, negotiations between the SA Catholic School Employers and the Independent Education Union (SA) towards a revised Enterprise …

Catholic EA Update – 31 August 2021

Catholic EA negotiations are progressing and we are deep into drafting the wording of agreed issues after 19 face-to-face meetings over 12 months. Many items are provisionally resolved—however, nothing is locked in—and amongst these are (in no particular order): Salary increase of 2.35% pa for …

Catholic EA Update – 18 March 2021

Fortnightly discussions between the IEU representatives and the employers continue to be positive and productive but have taken longer than both parties had initially hoped, largely due to the number of technical and drafting changes that have been necessary this time around, to make the …

Catholic EA Bargaining Update

After a day’s training in the principles of Interest Based Bargaining led by FWC Deputy President Booth, the parties held their first meeting on 26 August and agreed on a short list of interests that would frame the identification of problems and how they can …

Catholic COVID-19 Update. Are we back to normal yet?

Despite one new case as we publish this update, but having achieved the psychological benchmark of 14 days in South Australia without a new COVID-19 infection, people are feeling a lot more confident that normalcy will be back sooner rather than later. Each state is …

Confused about Redundancy?

There are many ways to leave a job. One can just resign (notice periods generally apply) and move on to other employment or not. This is termination at the initiative of the employee. One can be sacked for a range of performance or conduct reasons. …

2018 Catholic Pay Rise

For the last 3 years salary & allowance increases in Catholic schools have occurred on 1 October. With October 1 2018 almost upon us some employees may simply presume that pattern will continue and their next annual salary increase is about to occur. That is …

But I am Permanent!

Is permanency within CESA guaranteed? This question appears in the Priority Recruitment Program FAQ circulated to schools that belong to the Catholic Church Endowment Society (Archdiocese of Adelaide) where the need for redundancy is confirmed. The answer within the same circular is a sobering “there …