Ramsay Health Care is a leading provider of private healthcare services across Australia. With a network of over 70 hospitals and day surgery centers, Ramsay is committed to delivering high-quality care to its patients. As part of its commitment to excellence, Ramsay Health Care has put in place an enterprise agreement for its employees in Queensland for the year 2017.
What is an enterprise agreement?
An enterprise agreement is a collective agreement that is negotiated between an employer and its employees or a trade union. It sets out the terms and conditions of employment for the employees covered by the agreement. An enterprise agreement must comply with the minimum standards set out in the Fair Work Act 2009.
The Ramsay Health Care Enterprise Agreement Queensland 2017
The Ramsay Health Care Enterprise Agreement for Queensland in 2017 covers employees working in the hospitals and day surgery centers across the state. The agreement covers a range of employment conditions, including pay rates, hours of work, leave entitlements, and other benefits.
The key features of the Ramsay Health Care Enterprise Agreement Queensland 2017 include:
1. Pay rates
Under the agreement, Ramsay Health Care employees in Queensland receive competitive pay rates that are in line with industry standards. The pay rates vary depending on the employee`s classification and level of experience. The agreement also includes provisions for annual pay increases.
2. Hours of work
The agreement sets out the standard hours of work for full-time and part-time employees and provides for flexibility in working arrangements. Employees can request changes to their working hours, subject to operational requirements.
3. Leave entitlements
The Ramsay Health Care Enterprise Agreement for Queensland 2017 provides for a range of leave entitlements, including annual leave, personal leave, parental leave, and long service leave. The agreement also includes provisions for compassionate leave and cultural leave.
4. Other benefits
The agreement includes other benefits, such as allowances for shift work and overtime, meal allowances, and uniform allowances. Employees are also eligible for discounted health insurance and access to a range of training and development opportunities.
The Ramsay Health Care Enterprise Agreement for Queensland in 2017 provides employees with fair and competitive employment conditions, including pay rates, hours of work, leave entitlements, and other benefits. The agreement is designed to promote a positive and productive workplace and to ensure that Ramsay Health Care remains a leader in the private healthcare industry.