Bulletin 19 - Reminder to vote - issued 21 September 2022

Ballot for Non-Contract Principals, Teachers and Assistant Teachers’ Enterprise Agreement closes 2.00pm Friday, 23 September 2022

If you haven’t already voted then I encourage you to take part in this ballot by casting your vote.

Make your vote count

If majority of eligible employees who vote, vote YES, and the agreement is approved by the Fair Work Commission, the significant improvements to terms and conditions of employment for Non-Contract Principals, Teachers and Assistant Teachers will be implemented.

Every vote is important and can make a difference, and I encourage you to take part in this ballot by casting your vote.Graphic text: $6,000 over 2 years; classification restructure - increases to base salary from 1.8% -5.4%; improved super on parental leave; 5 days compassionate leave for immediate family, 3 days compassionate leave on the death of an extended family member.

If the vote isn’t supported the current agreement will continue to apply, the lump sum payments can’t be passed on nor the offered improvements to conditions.

Northern Territory Electoral Commission

If you have not received an email to cast your vote please contact NTEC on 8999 7641.

The NTEC ballot process ensures that all eligible employees’ personal details remain confidential, and that voting preferences cannot be identified.

The Commissioner will advise Non-Contract Principals, Teachers and Assistant Teachers of the ballot result via a bulletin and a notice on the enterprise bargaining website.

More Information

Links to the proposed agreement and explanatory notes are available in Bulletin 16 and hard copies are available around the workplace.

For further information on the proposed agreement, explanatory notes, or the ballot process, please contact Damien MacRae at OCPE by calling 8999 4183.

All Bulletins and Information Sheets on the progress of bargaining and proposals for the new agreement can be accessed on the OCPE website.

Vicki Telfer PSM
Commissioner for Public Employment
21 September 2022

Last updated: 21 September 2022

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