Answer: You can apply for/be recommended for pay increases for performance and results achieved in the period 1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022.
Answer: Agreed pay increases will come into force from 1 April 2022.
Answer: The authority to negotiate cannot be delegated to a level lower than head of department/head of school (Arts)/centre director/deputy director and administration centre manager level.
The managers with the right to negotiate at this level will involve lower-level managers in the preparation for the negotiation meetings.
Answer: Prior to the annual pay negotiations, the senior management team – following discussion in the Main Liaison Committee (HSU) – decides on an overall pay negotiation budget.
The pay negotiation budget for pay negotiations 2022 (the period 1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022) is fixed at 0,5% of the previous year's payroll costs.
The dean and the university director may decide to give departments/schools (Arts)/centres/administration centres and administrative divisions pay negotiation budgets which are lower than 0,5%.
Answer: Yes, pay negotiations cover all employees, including managers.
Answer: Yes. Both the employee's union representative and the immediate supervisor can recommend the employee for a pay increase.
Answer: No, this option is only available to those employees who are entitled to do so in accordance with their collective agreement, i.e. special and senior consultants, professors, journalists and those holding managerial positions, i.e. administrative officers, laboratory technicians and members of IT staff who are covered by the trade union agreement with HK (the national union of commercial and clerical employees) in specific positions with job content and salary level corresponding to salary grade 35 and 36.