This policy document is currently under review to reflect The Australian National University Enterprise Agreement 2023-2026, which came into effect on 5 December 2023. Until this has been reviewed, the new Enterprise Agreement will take precedence over the provisions outlined in this document.
Procedure: Staff representation training
- The framework for staff consultation at the ANU is provided for in the Staff consultation and organisational change policy.
- A staff member and/or union representative may be granted a leave of absence to undertake training or attend authorised national union conferences, subject to:
- provision of reasonable notice,
- the operating requirements of the University, and
- the scope, content and level of training being appropriate for the staff member's role representing other staff and enhancing productive relationships and working arrangements.
- Leave of absence will be paid at the staff member's ordinary pay, excluding shift and overtime payments.
- The University will provide appropriate time release arrangements for University staff who are official union representatives to attend to recognised union business.
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|Title||Staff representation training|
|Purpose||To inform staff of the procedures involved in staff representation training.|
|Audience||Staff, Staff-Academic, Staff-Academic-Research, Staff-Professional|
|Topic/ SubTopic||Staff - Staff & Career Development|
|Effective Date||15 Oct 2018|
|Next Review Date||30 Jun 2024|
|Responsible Officer:||Chief People Officer|
|Approved By:||Chief Operating Officer|
|Contact Area||Human Resources Division|
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