Enterprise Bargaining

This website will keep you informed on Western's progress in developing our new enterprise agreements.

The Western Sydney University Academic and Professional Staff Agreements 2014-2017 reached their notional expiry date on 31 January 2017, however, they will remain current until their replacement.

Latest update

An enterprise bargaining meeting will be held on Wednesday 23 August. You can download the agenda (PDF, 50.72 KB) for this meeting.

Previous meetings

To watch video updates or download the University's agendas and meeting notes from past enterprise bargaining meetings, visit the previous meetings page.

Flex scheme and leave entitlements

In the video below Susan Hudson, Executive Director of Human Resources, addresses concerns raised by staff about the flexible hours of work scheme clause and leave entitlements.

Proposed Flexible Hours of Work Scheme clause

At our last round of bargaining forums we acknowledged feedback from staff and as a result of listening to staff concerns we have tabled another draft Flexible Hours of Work Scheme policy which reinstates some of the details originally proposed to be removed. Download the latest proposed flexible hours of work scheme clause (PDF, 151 KB).

University offer

The University has tabled a salary increase for every staff member and the overall financial costs of what the University is proposing.

The University's offer is based on limited financial resources to draw on due to financial uncertainty, reduced government funding and a plateau of student demand.

Download the document (PDF, 141.81 KB) which provides more information about what the University is proposing, the amended key clauses the University is seeking to gain agreement to, in order to proceed with this package, and the financial costs.