Common policies facilitate the uniform interpretation of important provisions of the 2016 Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement. They apply to VPS employers and employees in all departments and agencies covered by the VPS agreement. The Community and the public sector union and the state government have agreed on the Enterprise Agreement VPS 2020. Since there are more than 1,800 employers in the entire Victorian public sector, there is not a single document that contains information on each level of employment, each wage sector or every job benefit. These will vary depending on the organization of the public sector and the enterprise agreement that covers their employees. Advising public service departments, agencies and unions on labour relations. The Victorian government`s framework for wage policy and enterprise bargaining applies to public sector departments and agencies. In the event of a contradiction between the internal policy of a department or agency and the common policy, priority is given to the common policy. Services and agencies can still offer staff more generous services, going beyond what the VPS agreement and common policies require. However, there are various agreements that apply to large swathes of the Victorian public sector. One of them is the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020.
It contains information on the ranks, pay categories and other general terms of employment applicable to the relevant departments and agencies. The number of grades and the content of the grade scripters vary depending on the public sector organization and the current enterprise agreement. Portfolio agency staff working in the areas of human resources or people and culture (or equivalent) should first turn to their portfolio for assistance in implementing or interpreting common policies. If applications cannot be resolved, staff in the human resources or department and culture staff of departments and agencies should be advised by e-mail email@example.com or by telephone from those named in their contact portfolio with DenKundungen in Victoria. Industrial Relations Victoria assists departments, agencies and unions in labour relations and enterprise bargaining. It ensures that employers and stakeholders are regularly advised and that public sector employers are familiar with their obligations under government labour relations policy. Although specific services vary depending on the public sector organization you work in and the enterprise agreements, you can generally expect some benefits. See staff benefits. On the basis of the rank of a job, a salary band is applied. This salary category reflects the level of skills and skills required for the job.
Wages applicable to a given role are indicated in the relevant enterprise agreement. Contact your department or agency`s “Personal” or “People and Culture” (or equivalent) unit for more information on common guidelines. Internal policies apply only in the absence of a common policy on a given issue. Staff should contact their department or agency for any issues that are not covered by the general guidelines Vpsc.vic.gov.au. Intranets also provide information on procedures, forms and authorization delegations. For example, the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020 (mentioned above) contains a grade 1 to 7 structure as well as detailed descriptors. You can read them in calendar C of the agreement.