As we come out of our first month of the New Year, many workplaces are getting into Enterprise Bargaining.
For most Union members this is known to be a standard process every three years or so, often with many delegates taking part.
United Voice members are always at the table, because Union members know what they want and how working together gets the best results.
And whilst this occurs at many different workplaces all through the year, the process can be confusing.
That's why we're going to simplify it for you.
Often known as your ‘Agreement’, a federal Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) is made in two key steps:
This is a letter that has been penned by United Voice Aged Care member who will be identified as A.
I have worked in aged care for 18 years, partly as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) and later as an Enrolled Nurse and in all this time there has always been this battle for funding to manage the care for residents.
But I must say that these times are the worst I have experienced.
The money that Government has clawed back is severely damaging the level of care aged care providers can provide.Read more