ELAA believes that the proposed VECTEA offers a balanced approach for teachers, educators and early childhood providers, the association`s statement said, adding that the proposed agreement is now being reached by the government for adequate funding. The current agreement on school assistants entered into force on 3 April 2019. The ACT Public Sector Education and Training Directorate (Teaching Staff) Enterprise Agreement is the agreement under which school teachers and psychologists work. It is a formal, legally enforceable agreement that we regularly enter into with the ACT government and defines compensation, allowances, leave, workload and much more. 2020 is the year we will start negotiations for a new agreement setting your salaries and conditions. Our school assistants work under the ACT Public Sector Administrative and Related Classifications Enterprise Agreement. It is a formal, legally enforceable agreement that we regularly enter into with the ACT government and defines compensation, allowances, leave, workload and much more. Employers` ability to address underperformance issues was successfully negotiated by ELAA, which allowed employers to extend a worker`s probation period to six months under the proposed agreement, which also allows the employer to formally manage performance issues. The VECTEA Agreement is an important corporate agreement that governs the Victorian Community sector.
By developing our esp membership and increasing activity in our workplaces, including as representatives of the AEU, we can develop opportunities to further improve wages and conditions and gain recognition for the professional and valuable work of ESPs in the field of education. . . .