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How we should respond to Hodgman’s ultimatum

THIS last week Premier Will Hodgman walked away from two sets of public sector negotiations. The agreement that sets the wages and conditions for the majority of public sector employees (PSUWA) as well as the agreement that covers Allied Health Professionals (AHPs). This extraordinary step has never been taken by a Government before in Tasmania […]


AEC post-CPSU Branch Election report

A REPORT has been received from the Australian Electoral Commission on the 2016 CPSU Branch Election that notes that while there were no irregularities with  conduct of elections it does note several Branch Rules that were difficult to apply/interpret and recommends these be addressed. The CPSU Federal election Rules were completely rewritten in 2015/6 and […]


PSUWA Update: Treasurer Gutwein has a problem with arithmetic

IN NEGOTIATIONS for the Public Sector Unions Agreement last Friday Hodgman government negotiators provided detail that showed the actual difference between the government’s meagre wages policy and the cost of delivering a fair wage increase is a minimal $19.56M over three years. In May the Treasurer Peter Gutwein told the public that the wage increases […]


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Latest Campaigns

Proud to be Public: PSUWA Bargaining 2016

GET the latest on your agreement here. We’ll update this page as new information comes to hand – so keep updated and stay informed! Make sure you have your say on your Agreement. Sign up to join the fight to Save our Public services! Latest on bargaining – Aug 24 Download the flyer below to […]


Save our Weekend

PRIME MINISTER Malcolm Turnbull said we needed to have a conversation about weekend penalty rates. We know that millions of Australians rely on these weekend rates and changing these would mean a sudden pay cut for these people. Sign up to the Save our Weekend campaign here and stay tuned for more campaign updates. Here […]


Union Power Campaign

UNION POWER  can save CPSU Members hundreds of dollars a year on power, fuel, gas and internet costs. On behalf of union members UNION POWER can negotiate all sorts of discounts for individual that have so far only been available for big business. Unions Tasmania will use the collective market power of tens of thousands […]


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