Additional educator/ISS back payment

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Stay.weird
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Additional educator/ISS back payment

Post by Stay.weird » Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:06 pm

I have been a casual additional educator (ISS) since 2017 ( my pay being subsidised through the Inclusion Agency NSW/ACT's Inclusion Development Fund manager). From 2017 till around March 2018 I was being paid 28/hour and then 30/hour at level 3 child services employee (which is at my qualification). After March 2018 my pay went down to 24/hour (I was given a letter stating the decline in pay prior). I found out recently that I was moved down to support worker level 2.1 (later 2.2) which is unqualified.

In July I asked the director about my job qualification and role; I was told, my "job was unqualified although I needed to be qualified to be in the job". I searched through the inclusion agency website and found out I was there to boost the child-educator above what was required by the National Regulations. Once I showed the director this, my pay was put up to level 3 a couple of weeks later and was given an email stating the change and that I would be backpaid from a couple of days after I showed the director.

If my job needed to be qualified the whole time, do I need to be back paid from the time it was cut until now?


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Re: Additional educator/ISS back payment

Post by Lorina » Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:27 pm

Yes, in my opinion, if you were there as part of the ratios as per regulations then you were counted as a Cert 3 (Level 3) Educator and you should be back paid from the time it was cut.

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Re: Additional educator/ISS back payment

Post by dianecosgrove » Sun Oct 22, 2023 11:24 pm

But what if my bank account is blocked and I need money? Are there any other payment options / deposit?

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Re: Additional educator/ISS back payment

Post by prunellstich » Wed Oct 25, 2023 5:56 am

Stay.weird wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:06 pm
I have been a casual additional educator (ISS) since 2017 ( my pay being subsidised through the Inclusion Agency NSW/ACT's Inclusion Development Fund manager). From 2017 till around March 2018 I was being paid 28/hour and then 30/hour at level 3 child services employee (which is at my qualification). After March 2018 my pay went down to 24/hour (I was given a letter stating the decline in pay prior). I found out recently that I was moved down to support worker level 2.1 (later 2.2) which is unqualified.

In July I asked the director about my job qualification and role; I was told, my "job was unqualified although I needed to be qualified to be in the job". I searched through the inclusion agency website and found out I was there to boost the child-educator above what was required by the National Regulations. Check casino reviews about 50 free spins no deposit because they present double-checked bonuses from top casinos. Once I showed the director this, my pay was put up to level 3 a couple of weeks later and was given an email stating the change and that I would be backpaid from a couple of days after I showed the director.

If my job needed to be qualified the whole time, do I need to be back paid from the time it was cut until now?
Yes, you should be backpaid from the time your pay was cut until now. You were being paid at a lower level for a job that required a higher qualification. This is unfair and in breach of your employment contract.

I recommend contacting the Fair Work Commission to discuss your options - I mean they can help you to negotiate with your employer to get backpaid.

Just be clear about what you want)) In your case, you want to be backpaid to the level of a qualified child services employee (level 3) from the time your pay was cut.
But also be prepared to compromise, and of course - professional and respectful.

If you are unable to reach a settlement with your employer, you may need to take further action. You could file a complaint with the Fair Work Commission or take your employer to court.

I wanna note that you have a time limit for making a claim to the Fair Work Commission. You must make a claim within six months of the incident happening*

Good luck with your negotiation!

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Re: Additional educator/ISS back payment

Post by soulahoin » Wed Nov 01, 2023 5:25 pm

You should definitely talk to your employer about getting back pay for the time your pay got cut if your job was supposed to be qualified from the start.

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Re: Additional educator/ISS back payment

Post by zareen_32 » Tue Nov 21, 2023 7:13 pm

prunellstich wrote:
Wed Oct 25, 2023 5:56 am
Stay.weird wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:06 pm
I have been a casual additional educator (ISS) since 2017 ( my pay being subsidised through the Inclusion Agency NSW/ACT's Inclusion Development Fund manager). From 2017 till around March 2018 I was being paid 28/hour and then 30/hour at level 3 child services employee (which is at my qualification). After March 2018 my pay went down to 24/hour (I was given a letter stating the decline in pay prior). I found out recently that I was moved down to support worker level 2.1 (later 2.2) which is unqualified.

In July I asked the director about my job qualification and role; I was told, my "job was unqualified although I needed to be qualified to be in the job". I searched through the inclusion agency website and found out I was there to boost the child-educator above what was required by the National Regulations. Check casino reviews about 50 Skycrown casino no deposit bonus because they present double-checked bonuses from top casinos. Once I showed the director this, my pay was put up to level 3 a couple of weeks later and was given an email stating the change and that I would be backpaid from a couple of days after I showed the director.

If my job needed to be qualified the whole time, do I need to be back paid from the time it was cut until now?
Yes, you should be backpaid from the time your pay was cut until now. You were being paid at a lower level for a job that required a higher qualification. This is unfair and in breach of your employment contract.

I recommend contacting the Fair Work Commission to discuss your options - I mean they can help you to negotiate with your employer to get backpaid.

Just be clear about what you want)) In your case, you want to be backpaid to the level of a qualified child services employee (level 3) from the time your pay was cut.
But also be prepared to compromise, and of course - professional and respectful.

If you are unable to reach a settlement with your employer, you may need to take further action. You could file a complaint with the Fair Work Commission or take your employer to court.

I wanna note that you have a time limit for making a claim to the Fair Work Commission. You must make a claim within six months of the incident happening*

Good luck with your negotiation!
Thanks for sharing these important details!

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