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ECEC wage negotiations update 2023

Where are we in the ECEC wage increase negotiations process? - An Update

On 6 June 2023 a group of unions with large membership bases in the early childhood education and care sector lodged an application with the Fair Work Commission to begin wage increase negotiations with a group of employers.

2023-11-20 15:40:07

by Jason Roberts

ACECQA issues final reminder about 1 October NQF rule changes

The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) has issued a final reminder for early childhood education and care (ECEC) services ahead of the pending changes to the National Quality Framework (NQF) which come into effect on 1 October 2023.

2023-09-29 11:29:26

by Freya Lucas

FWC commission

Green light received for educator wage increase negotiations to begin

The Fair Work Commission has approved the making of a supported bargaining authorisation that will allow key early childhood education and care stakeholders to start wage negotiations that could lead to an agreement to increase wages for educators.

2023-09-28 13:31:17

by Jason Roberts

ECEC employees added to Victorian Government’s sick leave trial

Thousands of casual, contract and self-employed workers in sectors and industries including early childhood education and care (ECEC) have been included in a trial from the Victorian Government which offers 38 hours of sick and careers leave each year.

2023-08-31 10:28:13

by Freya Lucas

Bassinets banned from 1 October, ACECQA rules, except in WA

Education and care services will no longer be able to have bassinets in their services from 1 October 2023, information from ACECQA notes, including when families drop off or pick up their children.

2023-08-25 09:27:28

by Freya Lucas

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