Victorian Public Health Sector Enterprise Agreement 2020

This information applies to all Eastern Health employees under the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health and Allied Services, Manager and Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 (agreement). Victoria`s public health sector employs more than 80,000 full-time equivalents. These include doctors, nurses and midwives, health scientists, mental health nurses, technicians, administrative and office staff, engineers, caterers, cleaners, gardeners and a number of other workers at more than a hundred sites across the state. “Company agreements” (or company agreements) are agreements concluded at company level between employers and workers on working and employment conditions. The terms and conditions of employment of Victorian public health employees are generally determined through collective bargaining. If you wish to appoint another person, including yourself, as an independent negotiator, please send the name, title and contact information of your appointed independent representative to EnterpriseAgreement@easternhealth.org.au in writing, with your signature and date, so that we can ensure that the appointee will be associated with the negotiation meetings. You can name yourself if you wish. Corporate negotiations in the Victorian public sector are conducted within the Federal Jurisdiction for Industrial Relations and in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009. Negotiations in the public sector in the Victorian sector are also conducted within the framework of the Victorian Government`s labour relations policy. Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020 (PDF, MB 6.33) All employees will have the opportunity to vote on the final agreement, whether or not you have appointed a representative.

While every Victorian public health service is a full-fledged employer, for many groups of workers (e.g. B nurses, midwives or health professionals), negotiations on companies are conducted on a national basis, with the support of the Victorian Hospitals` Industrial Association with the trade unions concerned. The Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020 was formally approved by the Fair Work Commission on 2 October 2020 and put into operation on 9 October 2020. If you have any questions throughout the process, you will be asked to ask them by contacting the email address EnterpriseAgreement@easternhealth.org.au. The parties to the agreement have committed to implementing changes in the way the Victorian government works and provides services by agreeing on the principles of “labour mobility”. The principles recognise that the services required by the Community of a modern public service are not static; They change all the time. The adoption of changing priorities is essential for the creation of a secure and flexible employment framework in the public service. The parties recognized the importance of ensuring that employees can be deployed in a reactive manner to support government priorities. . Health Industrial Relations Branch, GPO Box 4541 Melbourne VIC 3001 You don`t need to appoint a representative if you don`t want to….