Federation negotiations secure extra staff for SSPsFebruary 21, 2020
A Federation campaign has helped secure $37 million funding for extra staff across all Schools for Specific Purposes (SSPs) during 2020.
Statewide meetings endorse new awardDecember 10, 2019
Federation members came together at more than 200 venues across the state on 5 December to overwhelmingly endorse the new salaries and conditions Award for the next two years
Release time high on agendaNovember 16, 2019
Federation is pursuing the employment of additional permanent classroom, executive, specialist and non-school based teaching positions
Meetings commence on teacher salariesNovember 15, 2019
Formal negotiations have commenced with the Department of Education around the new schools Award, which determines the salaries and working conditions of all teachers
How many students should be in my class?November 10, 2019
The schools Staffing Agreement 2016–2020, between the Department of Education and Federation, notes: “Class sizes will be planned generally on the following basis and will have regard to the needs of the school"
School Award negotiations and youOctober 01, 2019
Bargaining is about collective power and strength.
Podcast interview raises key issuesSeptember 25, 2019
Federation President Maurie Mulheron used the platform of Department of Education Secretary Mark Scott’s Every Student podcast to express the need for improvements in the areas of staffing and system-wide support for the work of teachers.
Teachers’ voice to drive negotiationsSeptember 23, 2019
The collective voice of school members — who want enhancement of their profession’s status and support for their work — will be taken into upcoming Award and Staffing Agreement negotiations with the Department of Education.
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