Industrial Relations News

Newsletters are produced for primary and secondary schools covering a variety of IR, OHS and WorkCover topics.

2017 Industrial Relations News

Edition        Topics
July
  • Reportable Conduct Scheme
  • National Wage Review - Increase in Award Rates
  • Staff Laptop Programs and Salary Deductions
  • Redundancy Reminder
  • WorkSafe Inspections - Stress in Education
  • Managing Stress in Education - Seminar
  • OHS Consulation
  • Are you a Gallagher Bassett Client?
  • New OHS Regulations
  • Staff News
  • Industrial Relations and Occupational Health and Saftey Training Sessions
  • Summary of Communications
Edition        Topics
June
  • Reportable Conduct Scheme
  • VCEMEA Update
  • Annual Review Meetings (ARM)
  • WorkSafe Victoria Visit
  • Redundancy and Introduction of Change
  • Variation of Part-Time Hours
  • ES Level 1-5 and Level 2-5 Progression (Top of the Level)
  • Parent-Teacher Interviews
  • 457 Visa Changes
  • Work Experience Placement
Edition        Topics
April
  • VCEMEA Update
  • Incremental Progression 1 May 2017
  • Learning Support Staff (LSO) and Fixed-Term Contracts
  • Working with Children Checks and Volunteers
  • VIT Permissions to Teach Requirements
  • Venue for Union Meetings
  • Managing Employees with an Illness or Injury
  • Education Support Employees and Schools Camps
Edition        Topics
March
  • Education Support Level 3 Progression
  • Additional Qualifications Recognition
  • Incremental Progression on 1 May 2017
  • Graduate Teacher Payment
  • Staff Laptop Programs and Salary Deducations
  • New Staff Members and Performance
  • Engaging Staff While on Leave Without Pay
Edition        Topics
February
  • Guide to Fixed-Term and Casual Employment
  • Progression for ES3 Employees at ES3-5
  • Pro-rata School Holiday Pay and Leave Loading Calculation
  • Salary and Assessment Calculator
  • VCEMEA Negotiations Update
  • Professional Registration Checks
  • Industrial Relations Training Sessions
Edition        Topics
January
  • Start of Year Industrial Relations Checklist
  • Consitation: Commencement of 2017 School Year
  • VCEMEA Negotiations Update
  • Working With Children Amendment Act 2016
  • Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) Registration Checks
  • Appointment of Level 3 Education Support Staff
  • Stipend Payment 2017
  • Industrial Relations Training Sessions and Webinars Term 1, 2017
  Attachment 1 - Start of School Year Checklist

2016 Industrial Relations News

  

Edition        Topics
November
  • Employer's Duty of Care - Work Functions
  • Working With Children Check Changes
  • Child Safety Reminder
  • VCEMEA Negotiations Update
  • Fixed Term Employment Cessation Date
  • Policy Training for Next Year
  Attachment 1 - 2017 New Year OHS Checklist for Principals

  

Edition        Topics
October
  • Child Safe Standards
  • VCEMEA Negotiations Update
  • Principal Checklist
  • Pro-Rata School Holiday Pay and Annual Leave Loading
  • Fixed-Term Employment - Review and Renewal of Appointments
  • Category B - Recall Allowance and End-of-Year Procedures
  • WorkSafe Health and Safety Month 2016
  • Trending OHS Issues
  • OHS Noticeboards

 

  

Edition        Topics
August
  • VIT Registration Due
  • Child Safe Standards
  • Enterprise Bargaining Update
  • Anti-Bullying - Policy and Complaints Procedure Reminder
  • R U OK? Day
  • Public Holidays
  • Asbestos Management
  • School Playgrounds
  • Quad Bikes in Schools
  • Workers' Compensation - Return to Work
  • OHS FAQs

 

  

Edition        Topics
July
  • Child Safety and Employment Guidelines
  • National Criminal Record Checks
  • Redundancy Reminder
  • New CECV Website Launch
  • Increase in Award Rate - National Wage Review
  • Workers' Compensation - Claims Guide
  • Early Intervention
  • Are you a Gallagher Bassett Client?
  • Portable Soccer Goalposts
  • Trending OHS Issues
  • OHS FAQs
  Attachment 1 - Extracts from Education Services (School) General Staff Award 2010
  Attachment 2 - Extracts from Children's Services Award 2010

 

  

Edition        Topics
May
  • Child Safety
  • Managing Staff Medical Issues
  • Redundancy
  • New Education Support Level 3 Appointments
  • Notice Requirements for Non-Renewal and Vacancies
  • A Guide to RTW and Workers' Compensation
  • Asbestos Update
  • Manual Handling
  • Ladders

  

Edition        Topics
April
  • Staff Laptop Programs and Salary Deductions
  • Salary Changes on 1 May 2016
  • Graduate Teacher Payment
  • Additional Qualification Recognition
  • Education Support Level 3 Progression
  • Do I Need a Return to Work Coordinator?
  • Parent Teacher Interviews
  • Chemical Management
  • Influenza
Edition        Topics
March
  • Education Support Level 3 Progression
  • Graduate Teacher Payment
  • Health and Safety Alert - Apple AC Adapter Recall
  • Pro-Rata School Holiday Pay and Annual Leave Loading
  • Staff Laptop Programs and Salary Deductions
Edition        Topics
February
  • Asbestos
  • Category B Staff - Recall
  • Fire Danger Rating
  • Letters of Appointment and Fixed Term Staff
  • OHS FAQ
  • OHS Incident Notification
  • OHS Online Video Update
  • Pro-Rata School Holiday Pay and Annual Leave Loading
  • Responsible Use of Social Media Training Resource
  • Victorian Institute of Teaching Registration
Edition        Topics
January
  • Anti-Bullying Checklist
  • New OHS Online Videos
  • Salary Assessment Calculator
  • Travel Rates
  • WorkCover Injuries
  Attachment 1 - Start of School Year Checklist (Industrial Relations)
  Attachment 2 - Start of School Year Checklist (Occupational Health and Safety)
  Attachment 3 - Start of School Year Checklist (Anti-Bullying)

2015 Industrial Relations News

2014 Industrial Relations News