New Award talks to commence later this yearJune 17, 2019
Negotiations for a new award – the enforceable industrial document that sets out your salaries and conditions – will commence later this year.
Pre-2016 Teacher Pay InequityJune 11, 2019
The New South Wales Teachers Federation is actively addressing and prioritising the resolution of the pay disparity that has occurred as a result of the transition to Standards-Based Remuneration (SBR).
Meeting sought over significant underpayment issuesMay 31, 2019
The Department has agreed to meet with Federation over significant issues relating to the underpayment of a “large numbers of teachers”, after the union has been inundated with complaints.
Significant lump sum hits bank accounts of rural and remote teachersMay 06, 2019
During the holidays members of rural and remote schools received their first payments under the new Rural and Remote Incentive packages, negotiated by the union.
Lid needs lifting on wage restrictionMarch 01, 2019
Overturning the NSW Government’s salary cap is a key priority for Federation during 2019.
Election opportunity for salary justiceSeptember 21, 2018
The NSW election next March provides an opportunity to highlight the need for pay justice, school infrastructure spending and additional permanent positions from equity funds.
History Lesson: Salaries campaigning: An endurance test requiring all membersAugust 21, 2018
In the early 20th century, growing numbers of teachers began realising that the only path to salary justice was to organise and fight for the right to appear before an independent tribunal, rather than rely on the sympathetic promises of politicians.
Salaries and funding among campaign issues for NSW state electionJuly 11, 2018
Federation will campaign for a significant breakthrough in teacher salaries in the next award — without trade-offs — Federation’s Annual Conference determined.