The South Australian Public Sector (Agreement 2020) forecasts annual increases of 2% from the first full pay period on January 1, 2020, January 1, 2021 and January 1, 2022. The agreement entered into force on 16 July 2020 and expires in nominal terms on 16 July 2022. “This agreement is the culmination of several months of robust negotiations, and will ensure that SA is well positioned to meet the persistent health and wellness needs of all South Australians.” “At the end of the day, it`s a reasonable agreement for all parties. South Australia`s 19,000 nursing and midwives employees in the UNITED States voted overwhelmingly in favour of the government`s offer for the Enterprise Agreement, which increases salaries by 2% a year over the next two years. The new public sector collective agreement officially came into force this week and offers members the protection of existing labour rights, job security and wage increases. “Members should be proud of this performance, especially given the negotiating environment and a climate of uncertainty and economic disruption in which wages between government conditions have been frozen,” said AnMF (SA Branch) CEO/Secretary WO. This new agreement: Healthscope Limited Hobart Nurses Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 Launceston Church Grammar School Enterprise Agreement 2020-2021 Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation Enterprise Agreement 2020 The government will now refer the matter to the SA Employment Tribunal to formalize the agreement. A two-week national vote, which ended last night, led to 95% of nurses and midwives who voted for the agreement. Medibank, Travel Doctor, Work Solutions Australia Enterprise Agreement 2012 Calvary Health Care Tasmania (Lenah Valley – St John Campuses) Nursing Enterprise Agreement 2016 May Shaw Health Centre Non Nursing Staff Agreement – Scottsdale 2019 Nursing Staff Agreement 2014 Non Nursing Staff Agreement – Swansea 2019 The new salary and additional payment will be implemented in two stages.
Shared services are working on the implementation of the new rates and this is expected to apply to two full salary cycles, which means a period from mid-August to the end of August. The second step is the provision of additional payments.