Bulletin 17 - Access period - issued 29 November 2021
The purpose of this bulletin is to distribute the proposed NTPS 2021-2025 Enterprise Agreement for your consideration prior to casting your vote. The proposed agreement can be found at:
To assist you to understand the differences between your current agreement and the proposed new agreement, explanatory notes telling you what the changes are, can be found at: Explanatory notes .
Printed copies of the proposed new agreement and explanatory notes will be available around workplaces for your information.
Please notify your manager or contact Workforce Relations on email email@example.com if:
- You need assistance in reading or understanding the proposed agreement; or
- You do not have access to these documents.
You should read these documents to understand the agreement you will be voting on. Links to other relevant documents referenced in the proposed agreement can be found here:
- Public Sector Employment and Management Act 1993, Regulations, By-laws, Employment Instructions and Determinations
- Flextime Policy
- Department of Education’s Duty of Care Information Sheet
- Northern Territory Public Sector Enterprise Award 2016
- Northern Territory legislation
- Commonwealth legislation
Please contact OCPE at firstname.lastname@example.org for any further information or materials referenced in the proposed agreement.
Make your vote count
Bulletin 16 contains information about the ballot process. The ballot opens on 8 December 2021, and I encourage you to have your say by casting a vote.
The electronic ballot will be emailed to you using the email account details contained in myHR. If you won’t have access to your NTPS email during the ballot period or would prefer the electronic ballot to be sent to your private email account, please contact NTEC on netvote.NTEC@nt.gov.au or 8999 7641 and provide your updated details as soon as possible. (Please note you will need to provide your AGS number for NTEC to identify you).
If the majority of employees who vote, vote YES and the Fair Work Commission approve the agreement, it will replace the current agreement. Employees will receive the 3 days Christmas Closedown provisions this year, and the first $4,000 lump sum (gross) to be paid in January 2022.
For further information on the proposed new agreement, the explanatory notes or the ballot process please contact OCPE on email email@example.com or phone 8999 4282.
Regular updates in relation to the bargaining process will be posted to the OCPE Webpage dedicated to General NTPS Enterprise Agreement Negotiations.
Vicki Telfer PSM
Commissioner for Public Employment
29 November 2021
Last updated: 04 May 2022
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