Union, BOSTES seal awards

2.5pc annual salary increases in new deal

Federation and BOSTES have conducted negotiations on the Australian Music Examinations Board and BOSTES Education Officers’ awards, achieving a 2.5 per cent per annum salary increase for three years with no changes to working conditions.

The awards are being prepared for lodging in the NSW Industrial Relations Commission before the end of the year to ensure that all employees receive their salary increase in the first pay period in 2017.

A one-year consent award has been approved by the Industrial Relations Commission for Corrective Services teachers, awarding a 2.5 per cent salary increase, payable from the first pay period in 2017.

Federation and two other unions are about to commence negotiations with BOSTES for a new HSC markers’ award.