Victorian Stand Alone Community Health Centres Allied Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement

While each Victorian public health service is a full-fledged employer, many groups of workers (for example. B Nurses and midwives or doctors) have negotiations on businesses across the country, with the support of the Victorian hospital industry with the relevant unions. On 12 July, VAHPA and the Victorian Hospitals` Association (VHIA) agreed on the principle of a new enterprise agreement for the community`s autonomous health. Two weeks later, VAHPA members met to get the benefits of the […] The terms and conditions of employment of Victorian public health workers are generally set in collective bargaining. Community health professionals from 7 Community health centres sent a resounding message to management, rejecting the non-union agreement on companies that management had proposed last week in nine centres. Results are delayed […] Nine Victorian community health centres are voting on a management agreement proposed by the administration. The proposed agreement is sub-standard at a number of levels and, if adopted, would have negative effects[…] The Victorian health sector employs more than 80,000 full-time equivalents. These include doctors, nurses and midwives, medical scientists, allied nurses, technicians, administrative and office staff, engineers, catering staff, cleaners, gardeners and other workers at more than 100 sites in the state. “Enterprise agreements” (or enterprise bargaining agreements) are enterprise-level agreements between the employer and the worker on the terms of employment. Community health professionals will be the lowest paid health professionals in Australia if their offer of agreement is underway this week. The opportunity to fight for better pay and conditions can only come if the health of the community […] Health Industrial Relations Branch, GPO Box 4541 Melbourne VIC 3001 We are pleased to inform you that the vote on the Allied Health Professionals multi-employer agreement has been a success.

Business negotiations in the Victorian public sector are conducted within the framework of federal labour relations and in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009. Negotiations in the Victorian public sector are also conducted within the parameters of the Victorian government`s industrial relations policy. As part of VAHPA`s long-standing “Defending Community Health” campaign, 100 Allied Victorian health experts have now downplayed tools. Workers in the long-neglected sector have recently benefited from a wage increase of about two and a half years […] A mass meeting of delegates this week means that VHPA`s 2014 Community Health campaign will begin with a bang.