Victorian Stand Alone Community Health Centres Allied Health Professionals Enterprise Agreement

Nine Victorian community health centres are voting on a management agreement proposed by the administration. The proposed agreement is sub-standard at a number of levels and, if adopted, would have negative effects[…] “Enterprise agreements” (or enterprise bargaining agreements) are enterprise-level agreements between the employer and the worker on the terms of employment. Community health professionals will be the lowest paid health professionals in Australia if their offer of agreement is underway this week. The opportunity to fight for better pay and conditions can only come if the health of the community […] On 12 July, VAHPA and the Victorian Hospitals` Association (VHIA) agreed on the principle of a new enterprise agreement for the community`s autonomous health. Two weeks later, VAHPA members met to get the benefits of the […] While each Victorian public health service is a full-fledged employer, many groups of workers (for example. B Nurses and midwives or doctors) have negotiations on businesses across the country, with the support of the Victorian hospital industry with the relevant unions. The terms and conditions of employment of Victorian public health workers are generally set in collective bargaining. Community health professionals from 7 Community health centres sent a resounding message to management, rejecting the non-union agreement on companies that management had proposed last week in nine centres. Results are delayed […] The Victorian health sector employs more than 80,000 full-time equivalents. These include doctors, nurses and midwives, medical scientists, allied nurses, technicians, administrative and office staff, engineers, catering staff, cleaners, gardeners and other workers at more than 100 sites in the state. Health Industrial Relations Branch, GPO Box 4541 Melbourne VIC 3001 Close on 100 Victorian Allied Health Professionals today filed tools as part of VAHPA`s long-standing community advocacy campaign.