Workers covered by this collective agreement and members of the NZEI will automatically make their demoted wage increase to 27 June 2014 on the basis of the new conditions. In this case, you do not have to take any action. School staff vote in favor of adopting a salary of up to 19.5 percent for school assistance voted in favor of adopting collective agreements from the Ministry of Education, with the living wage of $21.15 being considered a new minimum wage. After the adoption vote, the offers will be ratified on December 14, with the wage changes taking effect on November 29. The rates will be implemented and reimbursed in March 2020 due to complex changes to the pay slip. Contracts have a duration of 26 months. More than 10,000 faculty across the country have begun paid union meetings for two weeks to discuss pay equity progress and next steps after the Ministry of Education failed to make a collective agreement offer. Facilitators begin union meetings on pay equity and collective agreements In addition to collective bargaining, NZEI Te Riu Roa also advances pay equity processes for teachers, school administration staff and kaiarahi i te reo*. Pay equity processes are planned for other groups of school facilitators. Admin- and Kaiarahi i te Reo-claims have been filed, and claims for other groups of support employees are planned. If you would like a printed copy of this agreement, we recommend that you download the following PDF version. For more details on these changes, see Circular 2014-39 on the regulation of collective agreements for school facilitators.
For directors, NZEI Te Riu Roa is working with the ministry to secure a clear and agreed timeline for their right to pay equity, after the ministry has agreed that there will be a pay equity case. This was the first offer made by the Ministry of Education since the collective agreements for auxiliary staff expired in July. The offer also includes the obligation to work immediately on the administration and claims of kaiarahi pay equity….