19 Sep Enterprise Agreement Nursing Victoria
With the 2016 company agreement, ANMF, VHIA and DHHS agreed on an eight-year wage contract. These include historic salary increases of up to 26.72% in 2019, which brought the salaries of Victorian nurses and midwives to net pay equity with their Counterparts in New South Wales. The agreed salary increases for the EBA 2020-24 in 2016 are 3% in December 2020, 2021 and 2022. In the 23-year history of union negotiations, this is only the second of seven EBA campaigns that have not involved union measures to reduce safe numbers. This is because in 2015 the Andrews government enshrined the relationship between nurses and midwives in legislation. While every Victorian public health service is a full-fledged employer, many groups of workers (e.g.B.