Victorian Public Service Agreement 2006

The parties to the agreement have committed to implementing changes in the way the Victorian government works and provides services by agreeing on the principles of « labour mobility ». The principles recognise that the services required by the Community of a modern public service are not static; They change all the time. Grimshaw, J, Baron, G, Mike, B and Edwards, N 2006, « How to Combat a Culture of Excuses and Promote Accountability, » Strategy and Leadership, 34(5), pp. Standards guide the development of employment processes. Section 62 of the Act requires the Victorian Public Sector Commission to adopt binding standards for the application of public sector employment principles. There are collective agreements for all employees employed by the department. To access the corresponding agreement, select one of the following job categories. Clause 15 contains a statement of intent that the VPS Agreement as a whole is to be interpreted in accordance with the mobility principles and an explicit obligation for the parties to work towards the operationalisation of the mobility principles during the term of the agreement. The ministry is starting negotiations for a new company agreement that will cover primary and secondary school nurses covered by the Nurses (Department of Education and Training Agreement 2016). The adoption of changing priorities is essential for the creation of a secure and flexible employment framework in the public service. The parties recognized the importance of ensuring that staff can be reactivated to support government priorities. .

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