standard-title SECA FAQs


Do you have questions about your SECA?

Members contact us to seek clarification around a number of contract issues such as the meaning of certain provisions, what you are eligible to apply for and what your entitlements are. Sometimes you want to know what steps you can take to help enforce these entitlements other times you want to know what the responsibility of the College is regarding its adherence to a provision(s) in a certain situation. We suggest you take the time to become familiar with your SECA (Single Employer Collective Agreement) (reading these FAQs is a helpful start!) so that you have a basic understanding of your terms and conditions of employment. 

Check out commonly asked questions below!

Remember that your SECA is a minimum rate document. In other words, its provisions form a ‘safety net’ below which you cannot fall. After reading the below information (in addition to the full text of the relevant provision(s) in your SECA) should you have further queries or comments please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at the NZRDA office at and we will endeavour to assist you.