Enterprise Agreement2022-08-17T15:07:02+10:00

Enterprise Agreement Dispatch

One of your Association’s most important responsibilities is securing you the best employment conditions and pay-rises possible. This is done through Enterprise Agreement negotiations. This section of the AFPA Dispatch will provide regular updates on all matters relating to bargaining for the next AFP Enterprise Agreement.

Once negotiations commence, all bargaining meeting summaries, resources, surveys, opinion polls and other information will be made available to you here.

With your help, we can create an agreement that best works for you.

911, 2022

November EA Update

The AFPA EA working group has had another busy month as we progress towards bargaining. We are continuing to release a series of targeted short surveys that focus on specific Parts of the current Enterprise Agreement. As mentioned in our previous comms, the feedback gathered from these surveys informs the work of both the EA Advisory and Operational Committees. We consider the feedback from these surveys invaluable in facilitating an improved EA for our membership. The third survey concentrates on Attachment B: Broadband and Advancement Arrangements. The survey can be found here, and we encourage all members to participate [...]

2610, 2022

October EA Update

This month’s update on the Enterprise Agreement will be a brief but important one.We are continuing our meetings with our EA stakeholders (ministers and committee members) as we prepare for the upcoming bargaining phase.We are also continuing to prepare our log of claims; the next section is Part II Remuneration and Classification Structure. To inform this, we have rolled out a second survey to capture your feedback and suggestions in this area.The survey can be accessed at https://www.afpa.org.au/ea-survey-2/In addition to this, there is also a short three-question survey attached at the end which comprises of questions relating to AFP members’ [...]

2109, 2022

September EA Update

September 2022 update - We have facilitated a number of operational meetings for the next Enterprise Agreement, which were supported by further subcommittee advisory meetings.During this month’s meetings, we addressed the some of the “rub points” contained in the EA and drafted preliminary changes. Further work is scheduled into the future to address the most recent and subsequent surveys. We are also in dialogue with key ministers and parliamentarians. Our good working relationship with Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has us cautiously optimistic that positive changes will occur for the benefit of our members. Alex has met with Mr Dreyfus three times [...]

1708, 2022

Preparation for Negotiations

Work is well and truly underway at the AFPA in preparation for the upcoming Enterprise Agreement negotiations. I have established an internal Enterprise Agreement Operational Committee comprised of AFPA staff. This committee has been reviewing suggestions made by members since the last Enterprise Agreement came into effect. Informed by your ideas and issues, the committee have been working through the EA, clause by clause, and making amendments to reflect your feedback. Furthermore, I have formed an Enterprise Agreement Advisory Committee made up from members of the AFPA National Executive, delegates, and senior staff. The Advisory Committee will advise myself [...]

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