If approved, the agreement will be submitted to the Fair Work Board for formal approval. The adoption of changing priorities is essential to the creation of a secure and flexible employment framework in the public sector. The parties recognized the importance of ensuring that personnel can be deployed quickly to support government priorities. The Community and Public Sector Union and the state government have united on the VPS 2020 corporate agreement. As widely reported at the time of the vote on the VPS agreement, employees will receive salary increases of just over 8% over the four-year period of the agreement, as well as related increases in compensation, with the first increases payable as of March 20, 2020. This corporate agreement, if approved, applies to ASU members working at the Department of Transportation. A full list of amendments to the current agreement and a copy of the final agreement for review are attached. Clause 15 contains a letter of intent that the VPS agreement as a whole is to be interpreted in accordance with the mobility principles and an explicit commitment that the parties will work to operationalize the mobility principles during the term of the agreement. Mobility is a key element of the new VPS agreement. Mobility`s stated goal is to facilitate the continuous employment of employees who can be deployed in different locations and roles in the VPS to meet the changing requirements of government services. The Community and Public Sector Union and the government have united on a package that aims to reward you for the important work you do, while ensuring that public services can be delivered more responsively.
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