This is the fifteenth in a series of fact sheets to assist CSIRO union members better understand and enforce our rights at work.
The source of these rights is contained at clause 11 of the new CSIRO
Enterprise Agreement 2011-2014 (EA) which is attached at right..
Under what circumstances may a Market Related Employment Arrangement (MREA)
CSIRO may, at its discretion, offer supplementary remuneration for a
specified period to an officer where an officer who would otherwise be classified at level 5.1 or above
possesses skills or capabilities that are in high market demand (clause
What happens at the conclusion of a MREA?
Where an officer is to continue in employment at the conclusion of a MREA
they will revert to the standard conditions applicable to their classification
What about if I’m currently on a MREA made under a previous EA?
Where a MREA has been made prior to the commencement of this agreement it
will continue to operate until the nominated expiry date in the arrangement
What happens if I have a dispute about the application of my MREA?
Any such disputes will be resolved in accordance with the dispute procedures
contained at clause 87 of the EA (11c)(see
Know Your Rights number 9).
Members who have concerns about the application of their MREA should contact
their Workplace Delegate or Organiser immediately for advice.