Wilson Security and the United Workers Union (UWU) have reached a new enterprise agreement for its employees based in Victoria, Australia. The agreement was finalized in September 2018 and covers nearly 500 security personnel working across Victoria.
The new enterprise agreement will provide a range of benefits to Wilson Security employees. Among the key changes is an increase in the minimum hourly wage rate, which will rise from $22.23 to $22.51. This increase will be backdated to July 1, 2018.
The agreement will also provide for an increase in shift penalties, which will be increased by 0.5 percent. Employees who work between 6:00pm and 6:00am will receive the penalty increase. The agreement also provides for an increase in the casual loading rate, which will rise from 25 percent to 27 percent.
Employees will also receive an annual leave loading increase of 18 percent, up from the previous rate of 17.5 percent. The agreement also contains provisions for flexible working arrangements, which will allow employees to negotiate different start and finish times to suit their personal needs.
Other improvements for employees include an increase in the reimbursement of first aid training, an increase in the uniform allowance and an increase in the reimbursement of mobile phone allowances.
Wilson Security and the UWU have been in negotiations over the new enterprise agreement since March 2018. The new agreement represents a significant improvement for employees, and will help ensure a more secure and stable work environment for all employees.
In conclusion, Wilson Security and the United Workers Union have reached a new enterprise agreement for Victoria-based employees. The agreement provides a range of benefits to employees, including higher wages, increased shift penalties, and improved annual leave loading. The agreement will help ensure a more secure and stable work environment for all employees, and represents a significant step forward for workers in the security industry.