Secondary and Area School Groundstaff Collective Agreement

Minimum wage rate effective 1 April 2018

The Minimum Wage Rate increased to $17.70 from 1 April 2019.  Anyone currently paid an hourly rate below the new minimum wage rate will automatically have their pay rate increased to $17.70 per hour from 1 April 2019.

Printed rates in the collective agreements won’t change until the current collective agreements expire and a new collective agreement is agreed.

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Secondary and Area Schools' Groundstaff Collective Agreement

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Part Two: Transition to Collective Agreement

Secondary and Area School Groundstaff Collective Agreement
Effective 19 May 2017 to 28 January 2019

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  • 2.1 Statement
    • 2.1.1 The Secondary and Area School Groundstaff Collective Agreement (2002-2003) Part 2 provided a process whereby an employee could choose to retain a previous set of entitlements entered into prior to that settlement; however at any time during the collective the employee could move to the remuneration provisions under that collective agreement.

      2.1.2 Upon the coming into force of this agreement the employee may choose to retain those entitlements or move to the remuneration provisions under this collective agreement. This choice shall be notified to the employer as soon as possible.

      2.1.3 An employee who chooses to retain their prior entitlements (which existed before the 2002–2003 settlement) may choose to move to the remuneration provision of this agreement at any time, subject to notification to the employer.