Proposed new Enterprise Agreements supported
Voting on the proposed new Enterprise Agreements closed on Sunday 28 June 2020.
Of those eligible employees who voted, 94.7 per cent of staff in diocesan schools and 93.2 per cent of staff in Religious Institute/Public Juridic Persons schools voted in favour of the agreements.
The proposed Enterprise Agreements must now be submitted to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) for legal approval.
Once the proposed Agreements are approved by the FWC, they come into legal operation seven days later.
The FWC approval can take some time depending on the complexity of the Agreements being considered and the workload of the FWC.
It may not be until Term 4 that legal approval is obtained.
This agreement covers employees employed in schools that form part of:
- Brisbane Catholic Education
- Catholic Education – Diocese of Rockhampton
- Toowoomba Catholic Schools
- Townsville Catholic Education
- Catholic Education Diocese of Cairns
Religious Institute schools
This agreement covers employees of:
- Edmund Rice Education Australia schools
- All Hallows’ School, Fortitude Valley
- Brigidine College, Indooroopilly
- Downlands College, Toowoomba
- Iona College, Wynnum West
- Loreto College, Coorparoo
- Lourdes Hill College, Hawthorne
- Marist College, Ashgrove
- Mount Alvernia College, Kedron
- Mt St Michael’s College, Ashgrove
- Padua College, Kedron
- St Patrick’s College, Townsville
- St Rita’s College, Clayfield
- St Ursula’s College, Toowoomba
- St Ursula’s College, Yeppoon
- Stuartholme School, Toowong
- Villanova College, Coorparoo
24 June 2020 – Voting begins
28 June 2020 – Voting closes
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