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SIGN the petition and ask your friends and family to do the same! Find the petition here and more information below. Who are we petitioning? Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman What do we want him to do? Enter into a genuine discussion with Tasmania’s public sector unions and their workers about pay To respect [...]
Your wages now and in the future are at stake. Premier Hodgman, Treasurer Gutwein and their cabinet colleagues have chosen a shameful abuse of legislative powers to override your State Service Agreements and Awards. Your CPSU hasn’t been briefed in any meaningful way by Government, but we understand the following: Cabinet will reduce all headline [...]
PUBLIC Sector unions are holding a rally in Hobart on Budget Day, 28 August, with a Devonport and Launceston rally on the following week. It is critical that we protect our bargaining system and make it clear that Mr Hodgman’s government has gone way too far in pursuing an ideological agenda that disempowers workers and [...]
IN A serious development it’s become clear the government is intent on trying to starve state sector workers of information on their proposed industrial legislation and intimidate employees into not attending union meetings or the budget rallies. On Tuesday afternoon it came to your CPSU’s attention that at least one government agency was given central [...]
AT THE last Enterprise Bargaining meeting on August 5, both the CPSU and the AWU advised Forestry Tasmania (FT) that the claim for a new classification structure, reflective of that in the Tasmanian State Service, was a fundamental issue that needed addressing as a matter of urgency in the bargaining process. FT restated its preference [...]
THE FORECAST is bleak for Tasmania’s jobs and economic outlook. Departments across our public sector have seen the writing on the wall and have moved to cut jobs in preparation, with the State Budget less than a fortnight away. In just in the last few weeks we’ve seen: • A workforce halved at TMAG and [...]
IT’S the worst attack on public sector workers we’ve seen in Australia so far. Tasmanian Public Sector workers’ wages now and in the future are at stake. Not only this, but the Tasmanian Government is on a path to undermine the entire bargaining system to do so through legislative change. Premier Will Hodgman and Treasurer Peter [...]
By joining the CPSU, you become part of a strong, progressive union focussed on maximising the services available to the Tasmanian community and ensuring those who deliver those services are treated fairly and with respect. CPSU Members have access to the full range of advice, support and representation on both individual and group issues. By [...]
YOUR CPSU joined with other public sector unions to launch a campaign that highlights the damage further public service job cuts would cause to Tasmanian communities. The campaign’s also about broadening the public’s view on who public sector workers: people who provide vital services such as child protection, road safety and maintenance, looking after our [...]