Alec Sarner

All League Offensive Lineman – Center

Collective Agreement School Support Staff

Ally Kemplen, a teacher in Auckland, who is part of NZEI Te Riu Roa`s support staff bargaining team, says the offer is a step forward and the result of support staff throughout Aotearoa pulling themselves together and fighting hard to get their work valued fairly. Currently, in the lower four levels of the salary scale, auxiliary workers receive the minimum wage of $17.70 per hour and ninety percent of teachers are paid under Living Wage support staff, including teachers, administrative staff, librarians, Kaiārahi i te Reo, therapists and technicians. “This offer does not fix the broken system, which means that so many support employees have no job security and are getting by without pay outside of school. November 2019 Employees of NZEI Te Riu Roa member school instructors will vote next week on a new collective agreement offer from the Ministry of Education, which includes a new minimum wage of US$21.15 per hour, the current minimum wage…

September 14, 2021 - Posted by | Uncategorized