The agreement applies to all physicians employed by the Public Health Directorate and Calvary Public Health Care ACT Inc. (this does not include guest physicians). The classifications covered by the proposed agreement are as follows: the agreement applies to all registered nurses and midwives, registered nurses and nursing assistants employed in the ACT Public Service. An enterprise agreement is an agreement between an employer and its employees that is covered by the agreement setting the wages and conditions of these workers for a maximum of four years. To enter into force, the agreement must be supported by the majority of workers who voted in favour of the agreement and it must be approved by an independent authority, the Fair Work Commission. If you are a member of a union authorized to represent your industrial interests in the work to be done under the agreement, your union will be your bargaining representative for the agreement, unless you appoint another person as your representative or if you revoke the union status of your representative. You have the right to appoint a negotiator to represent you in negotiations on the agreement or on an issue before the Fair Work Commission on the negotiations on the agreement. The enterprise agreement was approved on June 7, 2019 and has an expiry date of October 31, 2021. The agreement provides for the following salary increases: A copy of the agreement is available here: ACTPS Nursing and Midwifery Enterprise Agreement 2017-2019 For more information on your representation rights under the Fair Work Act 2009, business agreements and their negotiation are also available at the following address: As the end of the year approaches, it is time to reflect on your enterprise agreement. In accordance with your current agreement, the parties (i.e. HSU and Calvary Bruce) will begin talks six months before the agreement expires (June 31, 2020). The enterprise agreement expires on April 4, 2019 and has an expiry date of October 31, 2021.

An enterprise agreement is an agreement between an employer and its employees that is covered by the agreement setting the wages and conditions of these workers for a maximum of four years.