VPS Enterprise Agreement 2020

Updated 16/11/2023
CPSU is a membership based organisationWe provide assistance to financial members in relation to individual issues in relation to their employment that arise during the time that they are members.If an issue has arisen prior to joining, or during a time that a person was not a financial member of the union, assistance is limited to general advice about the best way to handle or manage the matter. Full support and representation is not provided.A full copy of the pre-existing issues policy is ava ... -->
Updated 26/06/2023
This information page lists the WorkCover Weekly Payments which apply to workers who are incapacitated for works.First 13 Weeks95% of worker’s pre-injury average weekly earnings (PIAWE) or up to twice Victoria’s average weekly earnings currently $2,460; whichever is the lesser will be paid.After the first 13 weeks of incapacity up until 130 weeks80% of the workers PIAWE or up to twice Victoria’s average weekly earnings currently $2,460; whichever is the lesser will be paid.After 130 weeks ... -->
Updated 26/06/2023
EntitlementInjured workers with accepted WorkCover claims are entitled to have superannuation contributions made into the injured worker's nominated complying superannuation fund if the following applies:The date of injury is on or after 5 April 2010.Weekly payments of compensation have been paid for an aggregate total period of 52 weeks.The injured worker is still receiving and will continue to receive Weekly payments of compensation after the 52nd week.Accident make-up payments have ceased.Cal ... -->
Updated 26/06/2023
This information page provides the criteria for the inclusion of overtime and shift allowances in the calculation of a worker's pre-injury average earnings.The Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013 provides for the inclusion of regular overtime and shift allowances in the calculation of pre-injury average weekly earnings (P.I.A.W.E.).The legislation allows for regular overtime and shift allowances to be utilised in the calculation of a worker's weekly compensation payment for ... -->
Updated 26/06/2023
An injured worker must notify employer within 30 daysThe Victorian Government passed legislation in November 1997 requiring injuries to be notified to the Employer within 30 days of the injury becoming known to the worker.The legislative requirement, if not complied with, precludes the affected worker from any entitlement to recover workers compensation for the injury suffered. Every employer in the State of Victoria must have a "register of injury" book. A worker can give notice of injury to th ... -->
Updated 26/06/2023
Eligibility to claimIf a worker suffers an injury, disease or illness arising out of or in the course of employment, and if the employment was a significant contributing factor to the claimed injury, the worker shall be entitled to (WorkCover) compensation.What you need to doAs soon as practicable after the injury, disease or illness arises you should attend, and be medically examined by, your treating medical practitioner. If your treating medical practitioner decides to give you time off work, ... -->
Updated 26/06/2023
This page provides advice on how to lodge a WorkCover claim in accordance with the provisions of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013.By postA worker can post a WorkCover Claim for Compensation form to the employer. The date the employer is deemed to have first received a WorkCover Claim for Compensation form is 2 days after the day on which it was posted addressed to the person in charge or the person duly authorised to represent the employer.By hand deliveryIf personal ... -->
Updated 26/06/2023
Workers employed in the state of Victoria who suffer an injury, disease or illnesses in the course of employment are entitled to claim Workers Compensation, commonly called WorkCover.An Act of the Victorian Parliament titled the Accident Compensation Act 1985 (the Act) provides workers with the benefits and entitlements to workers compensation. The Act provides an entitlement to weekly payments, medical and like service expenses, occupational rehabilitation and return to work. CPSU has a special ... -->