Media statements – Teachers accept State Government's new bargaining agreement – Media Statements

Media Statements
Hon Bill Johnston MLA
Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Corrective Services; Industrial Relations
The McGowan Government has welcomed the decision by members of the State School Teachers’ Union of Western Australia (SSTUWA) to accept its industrial agreement offer.

A clear majority of SSTUWA members, 70 per cent, voted in favour of the two-year agreement, which includes:
Comments attributed to Industrial Relations Minister Bill Johnston:
"This agreement is an outcome of good faith bargaining.
"I’m glad both parties were able to negotiate an agreement and secure this positive outcome for teachers and the public education system more broadly.
"The State School Teachers’ Union of Western Australia fought hard for their members and I’m glad they could reach a fair outcome."
Minister’s office – 6552 6700

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