Benefits for workers under the new enterprise agreement include annual wage increases, a new mobility premium, higher overtime rates and night work allowances, as well as more parental leave. Flexible work will be clarified and protected by the merger of all existing provisions into a specific part of the new agreement. Workers no longer have to work for 12 months before requesting flexible working time arrangements. This enterprise agreement applies, if approved, to ASU members working in the Ministry of Transport. If you have any questions about the VPS contract, please email vpsagreement2020@dpc.vic.gov.au (External Link). The community and public sector union and the government have agreed on a package that aims to reward you for your important work, while ensuring that public services can be made more responsive. If the agreement is approved, it will be submitted to the Fair Work Commission for formal approval. Take some time to review the proposed agreement before the vote. A full list of changes to the current agreement and a copy of the final agreement are attached. The Community and the public sector union and the state government have agreed on the Enterprise Agreement VPS 2020. These new provisions set a precedent that should spread to other agreements within the broader public sector. Contact your department or agency`s „Personal“ or People and Culture unit for more information on common guidelines. .

Common policies facilitate the uniform interpretation of important provisions of the 2016 Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement. They apply to VPS employers and employees in all departments and agencies covered by the VPS agreement. . Always read the common guidelines in relation to the relevant provisions of the VPS agreement. Common policies provide useful guidance on the interpretation and implementation of the VPS agreement, but they are not legally binding. The VPS agreement is the determining factor in a worker`s eligibility for a particular right. This directive contains guidelines for Section 65 of the VPS Agreement, which sets out the employer`s core obligations and responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic) and the agreement. This directive summarizes legal obligations and sets guidelines for the provision, maintenance and use of information and communication technology resources and should be read in conjunction with employer-specific policies. This directive contains guidelines for clause 23.4 of the VPS agreement, which describes the process of revising the change in the size of the order, which may result in a change in the size of one order from one value range to another in the same class of VPS. . .

. This directive contains guidelines for Section 47 of the VPS Agreement, which specifies the circumstances in which a worker may be absent due to an illness, injury or unexpected emergency in the workplace, as well as the communications and evidence necessary for access to that right. This directive contains guidelines for Article 50 of the VPS agreement, in which a worker`s right to paid and/or unpaid compassionate leave in the event of illness or injury to immediate family members or households is described. . In the event of a contradiction between the internal policy of a department or agency and the common policy, priority is given to the common policy. Services and agencies can still offer staff more generous services, going beyond what the VPS agreement and common policies require. This directive contains guidelines for Article 38 of the VPS Agreement, which specifies the circumstances under which the employer may influence a closure between the first working day following the first working day following the New Year`s Day, by facilitating workers` leave provisions.