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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 …

Sexual Harassment Member Engagement Survey

Many of us have experienced being sexually harassed at work. It’s shocking and hard to deal with. The Human Rights Commission estimates one in three people ( one in two women and one in four men) in the last five years have experienced sexual harassment …

School Funding Deal Fails to Deliver

Despite the effusive welcoming by employer organisations, the school funding announcement made by the federal government (Thursday 20 September) still fails to deliver. The model does not deliver the promise that this government made when it sought election in 2013.  It has not upheld the …

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 …