Enterprise Bargaining

PROGRESS TO DATE: MEETING: (07 February 2013)

The first bargaining meeting for 2013 was held in Cairns on 7 and 8 February 2013 with representatives from JCU and combined Unions. The meeting commenced with an acknowledgement of the tragic passing of JCU management representative Prof Ross Spark.

The timeline for the 2013 negotiations was confirmed with bargaining meetings to be held fortnightly.

Indigenous Employment and Domestic Violence

Both clauses were finalised and agreement in principle was reached by all parties.

Annual Leave

Agreement was reached for cashing out provisions and to altering the maximum annual leave accrual provisions from 62.5 days to 50 days.

Probation

Draft clause finalised and agreement in principle reached by all parties.

The next meeting is scheduled for 21 and 22 February 2013.

Remember this is your Enterprise Agreement and your input is valued. You can forward your feedback to Enterprise-Bargaining@jcu.edu.au.