Nominations now open for 2020 Branch Elections

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has opened nominations for members interested in standing for offices in the 2020 CPSU Tasmanian Branch elections and will close nominations at 12 noon on Monday 7 December 2020. The election would normally have been conducted earlier in the year but has been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A […]


Expand public sector employment to boost economy and jobs

Soon Premier Gutwein will need to swap hats and become Treasurer Gutwein and it will be interesting to see what he has learned from his recent experience. Will he undergo a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde transformation, or will he continue to listen to the experts and act on their advice in the interests of all Tasmanians?


CPSU Elections Delayed

Once the AEC considers it is safe from them to undertake the election they will formally call for nominations from eligible members.


‘Lead by example’: public service heads urged to address bullying

Tasmania’s public sector union has implored senior figures in the state service to “lead by example” and work to stamp out bullying in their workforce. It comes after the state service’s 2019-20 annual report detailed the results of a survey of all employees, conducted from March 10-31, which showed that 21 per cent of employees […]


Public Sector super worry

By ROB INGLIS – The Examiner. A TASMANIAN trade union is concerned about changes to the administration of the state’s $2 billion public sector superannuation fund, sounding the alarm over the potential for falling returns. Community and Public Sector Union state secretary Tom Lynch has written to members to inform them of the state government’s […]


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Jobs You Can Count On

  The services you deliver each day rely on jobs you can count on. Unions believe you deserve jobs that pay a decent wage,  are secure and allow you to live quality lives. This is what the Tasmanian unions Jobs You Can Count On campaign is all about. Unions Tasmania Secretary Jessica Munday: “Tasmanian Unions […]


Unlocking Public Sector Skills

RECRUITMENT & PROMOTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR IS BROKEN IT TAKES months to fill a job, competent staff often lose the job they love when seeking reclassification and many of you work at a higher band every day for no additional pay. It’s time to change the rules so you’re supported to use your skills […]


Scrap the Cap

It’s time the Hodgman Government scrapped the cap and negotiated your next agreement in good faith – ie without a pre-determined wage outcome.


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