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Media release: Jobs, Health and Education to be slashed to pay for Will Hodgman’s pork barrelling

THE Hodgman Government’s massive cuts to essential frontline services are a direct result of their profligate pork barreling and not due to their failure to negotiate a wage freeze. Before the election Will Hodgman said: “…we won’t sack nurses, teachers or police. We’ll prioritise essential frontline services over other, less essential areas of Government” (The [...]


Labour 20: job, wage and service concerns.

IN THE wake of the G20 unions are saying the agenda leaves workers out of the picture, with flawed trickle-down economics modelling. The Labour 20, L20, represents the interests of workers at the G20 level, bringing together trade union leaders from these countries. International Trade Union Confederation General Secretary Sharan Burrow said the G20 modeling [...]


TIC to hear from PS unions on systemic breaches of the Awards around consultation

AS REPORTED in last week’s Member News (click here) the impossibility of agencies adhering to their consultation obligations under the Awards has become abundantly clear. As we explained last week, your CPSU, the AEU and HACSU made application to the Tasmanian Industrial Commission to uphold the Award provisions dealing with consultation and change in workplaces. [...]


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Latest Campaigns

Save our Services: Stopwork Meetings: 27 November

Consistent with the resolution of the CPSU Council a notice of industrial action has been developed. This notice instructs CPSU members to participate in the industrial actions on 27 November. Find a notice of industrial action here. This is an instruction to CPSU members to stop work from 8.30-10.30am on November 27. Members who live [...]


Why Be Part of the CPSU

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 [...]


Save Public Services

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 [...]


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