Circular 2018/02 - Initiation of bargaining for a new Primary Principals' Collective Agreement
This circular is about the initiation of bargaining for the renewal of the Primary Principals' Collective Agreement.
Date 23 March 2018 | Circular 2018/02 | Category Employment Relations
This circular is about the initiation of bargaining for a new Primary Principals' Collective Agreement.
This circular replaces does not replace any other.
The action needed is to bring the Notice of Initiation of Bargaining to the attention of all employees whose work may be covered by the collective agreement, within ten days of receipt of this notice.
It is intended for Chairpersons of Boards of Trustees of all state and state integrated primary (including normal schools, model schools and intermediate schools), composite (other than area schools) and special schools.
For more information Contact your NZ School Trustees Association about human resource issues generally on 0800 782 435. Email the Ministry of Education's Employment Relations Unit: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Section 43 of the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) requires that, on receiving a notice of intention to bargain a collective agreement under the Act, details of that notice are to be drawn to the attention of all employees who come within the coverage of the intended agreement within ten days of receiving that notice.
Notice of Initiation - primary school principals
On 20 March 2018 the New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa (NZEI) confirmed the details with the Secretary for Education of a formal initiation of bargaining for the renewal of the Primary Principals’ Collective Agreement. The current collective agreement expires on 16 May 2018.
The NZEI propose that the Agreement entered into by the Secretary of Education, acting under the delegation of the State Services Commissioner, and the NZEI is intended to cover principals who are, or who become NZEI members and who are employed in state and state integrated primary schools (including normal schools, model schools and intermediate schools); composite schools other than area schools; and special schools.
A copy of the Notice of Initiation of Bargaining for Primary School Principals [PDF, 55 KB] needs to be provided to any employee(s) that may be covered by the proposed Primary Principals' Collective Agreement, as soon as possible.
Nick Kyrke-Smith, Senior Manager Employment Relations, Education Workforce, Early Learning and Student Achievement
Ministry of Education, National Office, Matauranga House, 33 Bowen Street, Wellington 6011
PO Box 1666, Wellington 6140, New Zealand, Phone 04-463 8000, Fax 04-463 8001, Email email@example.com
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