Employment Relations

AISNSW provides advice and assistance to member schools about a wide range of employment and industrial relations matters. Using the menu below, you will find important information on the many facets related to good practice in employment matters, including resource tools and other material that will assist schools to meet their obligations as employers.

Revised template employment contracts and staff code of conduct are now available. For further information, assistance or specific advice member schools should contact a member of the Workplace Management Team either by email or on (02) 9299 2845.

Latest News

Government to pay superannuation on paid parental leave > 

On Thursday 7 March 2024, the Federal Government announced that from 1 July 2025, the Government will pay superannuation on the Commonwealth Paid Parental Leave (PPL) for eligible parents.

Workplace delegate rights >

Find information and advice in relation to new legislation which provides for paid training leave to IEU delegates in schools with more than 15 employees. Also, information regarding the new right for union delegates to engage in reasonable communication with members and non-members about their industrial interests. (Principal login required)

Update on fixed term contracts and Australian Human Rights Commission Powers >

New provisions have been introduced into the Fair Work Act 2009 regarding fixed term contracts, and the Australian Human Rights Commission's new regulatory powers.

Documents and Resources

The AISNSW Employment Relations team has compiled a range of documents and resources to assist schools.

Workplace Agreements

View Multi-Enterprise Agreements, Fair Work Commission Decisions, Pay Scales and archives.

Human Resource Breakfast Briefings

View 'Breakfast Briefing: Update for Human Resource Practitioners' videos.

Casual Employment

View casual employment information, FAQs and conversion letters.

Contracts and Commencement of Employment

View contracts, letter of appointment and other related documents.

Residential Tenancy Agreements

Documents and videos regarding boarding schools.


The calculators on this page will assist schools to calculate the appropriate leave entitlements for staff.


AISNSW has compiled a list of frequently asked questions to assist schools in employment relations.

Employment Relations Courses

Explore upcoming employment relations courses
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