The University of Queensland Enterprise Agreement 2014–2017 (PDF, 1.6MB), UQ's current Enterprise Agreement, is a single-enterprise agreement covering eligible academic and professional staff and TESOL language teachers.

Although this agreement expired on 31 March 2017, it will continue to operate until it is terminated or replaced by a new Enterprise Agreement.

The Agreement operates from 31 October 2014. Key changes from the previous Enterprise Agreement include:

  • salary increases: 12% over the life of the agreement
  • long service leave flexibility: reduced notice periods for taking leave, applying to cash out an equivalent period of leave to the period of leave approved to be taken, requesting to take leave at half-pay
  • consultation: consultation with affected staff on a proposed change to regular rostered hours or ordinary hours of work
  • equity: commitment to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment to 1.4% of full-time equivalent University staff by 31 March 2014, in addition to the aspirational target of 2.8%
  • early-career academic appointments: creation of 20 early-career academic appointments over the life of the agreement
  • leave direction: provisions to direct staff to take an increased amount of recreation leave to reduce excess leave balances
  • fixed-term employment: additional reasons for fixed-term employment including organisational change and decrease in enrolments
  • misconduct: revised provisions for managing misconduct and serious misconduct.