Advice Sheets

HSR or HSO?

Publish date: 17/12/2018
Summary: What is the difference between a Health and Safety Representative (HSR) and a Health and Safety Officer (HSO)? Health and Safety Representative Health and Safety Officer Elected by members of the Designated Work Group Nominated by the Principal/Manager Represents all members of the Designated Work Group Represents the employer Has a major role to play in bringing health and safety issues to the attention of the employer Is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004, i.e. for providing a healthy...

Schools: What is a meeting?

Publish date: 12/12/2018
Summary: Under the Victorian Government Schools Agreement 2017, ordinary hours of work for full-time employees require attendance for 38 hours per week and may be required to: attend two meetings adjacent to the school day, which cannot be more than an hour each (unless otherwise agreed using the consultative provisions of the agreement). Meetings may also occur during the seven hour day, so long as all other entitlements such as the 30+8 model and one daily lunch break free from assigned duties of 30 minutes between the hours of 11.30am and 2.30pm are met. Where a meeting...

TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 workload calculator

Publish date: 08/11/2018
14 Attachment(s)
Summary: The Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 officially came into operation on 19 October 2018. The AEU will be printing and distributing the AEU implementation guide for the new agreement soon. While most of the agreement will be enforceable from the operational date this year, clause 26.1 stipulates that Part E: Hours of Work and Allocation of Duties will operate from 1 January 2019. This includes clause 32: Allocation of duties and associated hours.  This allows time to discuss and introduce the new workload and workplan provisions, prior to commencement in 2019...

TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 workload calculator

Publish date: 08/11/2018
10 Attachment(s)
Summary: The Victorian TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement 2018 officially came into operation on 19 October 2018. The AEU will be printing and distributing the AEU implementation guide for the new agreement soon. While most of the agreement will be enforceable from the operational date this year, clause 26.1 stipulates that Part E: Hours of Work and Allocation of Duties will operate from 1 January 2019. This includes clause 32: Allocation of duties and associated hours.  This allows time to discuss and introduce the new workload and workplan provisions, prior to commencement in 2019...