The offer applies to employees in Accenture Operations covered by collective bargaining arrangements: people in grades 9 and 10 in Business Process Outsourcing – specifically HR services, Accenture Learning, Accenture BSS and Technology for Operations.
The headline increase to the pay budget is 1.75% and will be distributed as following:
Salary range zone Merit %
Zone 1 2%
Zone 2 2%
Zone 3 1%
Zone 4 0%
Above Zone 4 0%
Individuals receiving Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) scheme payments
Where individuals receive payments from the Accenture PHI scheme, their insurance benefit is managed via the provider, with a review at the claim anniversary each year.
Where an individual is able to return to work from a period of PHI, Accenture will review their returning salary position, taking individual circumstances into consideration.
Individuals who are being promoted
As pay increases for promotions are managed from a separate budget, the pay matrix will not apply to individuals who have been promoted as a result of the 2019 end of year performance management process.
The ballot opens on 5 December and closes on 19 December. If accepted, pay increases will be made in January and backdated to 1 December 2019.