School Caretakers’ and Cleaners’ (including Canteen workers) Collective Agreement 2015 - 2016

Ministry of Education Circular 2015/04 gives the outline of settlement.

School Caretakers' and Cleaners' (Including Canteen Workers) Collective Agreement 2015 - 2016

This document provides the terms and conditions of employment for school caretakers, cleaners and canteen workers in state and state-integrated schools in New Zealand.

School Caretakers and Cleaners (including Canteen Workers) Individual Employment Agreement (IEA)

IEA for school caretakers, cleaners and canteen workers who are not members of the Service and Food Workers' Union (SFWU) and therefore not covered by the terms and conditions of employment of the School Caretakers' and Cleaners' (including Canteen Workers) Collective Agreement.

Part 6A Employment Relations ACT 2000

Guidance for employers and employees when cleaners, caretakers or canteen employees work in schools is contracted out or contracted in

This document gives joint advice from the New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA), E T`ū and the Ministry of Education about the contracting out or contracting in of work currently undertaken by cleaners, caretakers or canteen workers.

Local variations in the employment agreement

The collective agreement contains a provision for a variation to be made for local arrangements regarding the remuneration package. See Guidelines and appropriate templates (docx) for such an agreement.   

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