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VPS Bargaining 2020 Updates

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Fair Work Approves our VPS Enterprise Agreement

Updated 6 months ago

Fair Work has approved our Victorian Public Service EA 2020 and the Agreement will come into affect after 7 days so from next Friday 9th October 2020.  The Government are indicating pre-christmas payments with Agencies commencing the processing which might take 6-8 weeks. Congratulations everyone.

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VPS Enterprise Agreement - How is it different to other EBAs?

Updated 11 months ago
The VPS Enterprise Agreement is unusual in that it covers tens of thousands of employees in hundreds of different workplaces across 40 separate employers.The Agreement has two parts – the 'Core'

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How does bargaining work

Updated 11 months ago
Negotiations for the Core entitlements, those that apply to everyone, and each of the Appendices are conducted separately.CPSU is negotiating the Core directly with the State of Victoria represented

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What is CPSU taking to the table for me?

Updated 11 months ago
CPSU formulated our members claims for both the Core and Appendices in many ways:Conversations with delegatesAnalysis of disputes/grievances raised by the union during the time

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But what about pay?

Updated 11 months ago
The Government has imposed a wage cap on employees of 2% across the sector despite receiving 3.5% themselves in September after pocketing 2.92% on 1st July.A 2% 'pay rise' is effectively a cut when

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How do we win?

Updated 11 months ago
Our pay and conditions of employment did not just appear from thin air – everything that we have has been fought for and won.Just as CPSU fights to protect and advance the rights and interests

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40,000 workers in 400 specialist occupations across 40 employer agencies

Updated 11 months ago

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Thousands respond to EB survey

Updated 11 months ago
Our membership highlighted Pay, Salary Progression, Workload, Professional Development, and Fixed Term Contract Use as the priority issues to address in negotiations for the next VPS Agreement.

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Claims exchanged

Updated 11 months ago
Claims were exchanged on Thursday 4 July in accordance with terms in the current Agreement and a schedule of future meetings were mapped out over the coming months.The current Agreement will continue

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Bargaining underway

Updated 11 months ago
VPS Departments and Agencies are circulating the required Notice of Employee Representational Rights (NERR) that formally commences bargaining for the next Agreement.CPSU members are automatically

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