Psychologist Enterprise Agreement

The new agreement allows officers to reduce their working time independently or permanently when they retire, family responsibility or personal health, providing for more flexible work rules and a better work-life balance. The terms and conditions of employment of Victorian public health workers are generally set in collective bargaining. “Enterprise agreements” (or enterprise bargaining agreements) are enterprise-level agreements between the employer and the worker on the terms of employment. The most important results for psychologists in this new agreement are the most important: while each Victorian public health service is a full-fledged employer, many groups of workers (e.g. nurses). B midwives or doctors) have negotiations on companies on a national basis, with the support of the representative of the health industry (the Industrial Association of Victorian Hospitals), with the competent union. A one-time payment of $750 (pro-rata of part-time) for the first pay period on the day or after the agreement with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) is registered. Psychologists also earned an extra week off that involves time off. The new agreement provides for better working rules to maintain a safe level of staff and work use. Psychologist positions, if the incumbent is absent in the event of planned and unforeseen leave, must be filled. Planned leave includes 2 weeks or more of annual, parental and long-term leave, unpaid leave, continuing professional training and study leave and WorkCover.

Psychologists are also replenished during unforeseen holidays, such as . B personal holidays. In both cases, replacement deliveries must be paid at the same classification and at the same rank of absent staff in most cases. The exchange of personnel includes rules to follow in the absence of recharging. Related, such as taking into account backfill efforts, reducing customary tariffs, not having ancillary duties, unreasonable overtime and appropriate assistance for returnees who find employment that needs to be completed. The new agreement will increase wages and allowances (excluding travel allowances) by 13% over the four years of the agreement, with an annual increase of 3.25% from the first reference period on or after 25 January 2017. This represents an increase of 0.75% over the 2012-2016 agreement. Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 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.