Support, evidence for a real wage rise grows

Last week Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe said: “If workers get their normal long-run share of that [productivity increase] then their real wages should rise by 1 per cent a year,” he said. “So 2.5 per cent for inflation plus 1 per cent at least for productivity growth would give 3.5 per cent wage growth, so for […]


Week of Action: Member Meetings

Meetings continue this week across workplaces, with members voting to continue campaigning until they win real wage rises and improved working conditions. Many specific work groups endorsed detailed actions to campaign for real wage increases, manageable workloads and better working conditions. All public sector unions met with Premier Will Hodgman and Treasurer Peter Gutwein on […]


Coming soon

Your new CPSU Tasmania member benefits program The Community and Public Sector Union Tasmania branch has recently partnered with Member Advantage, a leading provider of member benefit programs. With this new program, you and your family will soon be able to enjoy exclusive discounts on a great range of lifestyle, leisure and financial services all […]


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Latest Campaigns

Tasmania Needs a Pay Rise

Since 2011 Tasmanian governments have capped the wages of Tasmanians working in the public sector, like rangers, health professionals, teachers and nurses, at 2% per annum. Premier Will Hodgman plans to continue this 2% cap until at least 2023. For many of these Tasmanians this means a struggle to make ends meet while the cost […]


Change the Rules

JOIN THE MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE:   CHANGE THE RULES FOR BETTER JOBS, BETTER SERVICES Australian Unions pushing for a better public services and jobs A big chunk of the Australian Unions’ Jobs You Can Count On Strategy is dedicated to improving public services and the jobs that deliver them. The jobs you count on […]


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 […]


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