The collective agreement on the temporary transition of educators (4 of 2018) was supported because it will ensure uniform application in all provinces, most of which already have their own collective agreements in this regard, with different wait times for transformation. Members should take note of Collective Agreement 3 of 2018, as it concerns disciplinary proceedings for educators accused of sexual misconduct towards learners. So far, an educator so accused would have been placed before an internal disciplinary hearing of the service, according to which the educator, if convicted, can appeal the result while remaining on duty. If the educator was dismissed at the end of the appeal process, he/she could file a dispute with the ELRC. For the purposes of the new Agreement, in such cases, the internal procedure and the appeal procedure shall be abolished.