The agreement was adopted by a massive vote of 87.5% for staff. « The early childhood staff have done an incredible job in 2020 and during the pandemic, and this new agreement is a well-deserved reward at the end of a very hard year. » For the first time in a generation, we have a treaty proposal that proposes important measures in the areas of workload and contracts. Victorian professors now have to work relatively longer to earn a lower salary, with 11 years of service needed to enter the top salary category of $US 108,003. 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). Victoria`s oldest early childhood teachers will earn more than the school`s teachers under a new pay deal reached Thursday between the state government and the education union. Initial increase of $54.51 (18.59%) as of July 1, 2017, to increase the daily rate from $293.30 to $347.81. At the end of the agreement, CRT members will receive $US 383.13 per business day. Post-school childcare workers will also look forward to the increases when negotiating their own company agreement and will not benefit from the new softened agreement. This involves removing the lower subdivision in each of these areas and an additional subdivision at the top of each zone….