Victoria's public sector nurses and midwives have overwhelmingly accepted a four-year deal that aims to achieve pay parity with their better-remunerated NSW counterparts and secures a further three wage increases in the next-generation agreement.
Incentive payment provisions in a remuneration document referenced in abattoir operator Teys Australia's enterprise agreement did not vary or become incorporated terms of the agreement, a full Federal Court has ruled.
United Voice members at Crown Melbourne have formally rejected a 2.75% annual pay rise offer as they prepare to "go public" with their campaign for a 5% annual raise and a new allowance for working evening and graveyard shifts on Fridays and Saturdays.
HACSU says the Tasmanian Government has formally offered paramedics an 8% backdated pay rise, but describes negotiations as being hampered by a public sector wages policy "as elusive as a garden fairy".
The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation says it has locked in an additional 1% annual hike on top of the South Australian government's proposed 1.5% public sector pay cap, amid concerns about the creation of a "two-tiered" public service.