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Delegate Profile

This week we profile CPSU Delegate Sharon Newlands   (pictured front left). Read more about Sharon below. My job is: Finance Officer, Department of Police, Fire & Emergency Services. My job helps the Tasmanian community by: Supporting frontline staff by ensuring invoices, claims etc., are paid in time. I joined the union because: I believe collectively […]

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Schools Stop Work Media coverage

Last week was HUGE. Catch up on the news  from Schools Stop Work meetings below. Southern Cross News: (story starts about 6 minutes in): https://youtu.be/QTzNhHqn8h0 Mercury: (Click on image to enlarge) Examiner: (Click on image to enlarge)  

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Stop Work: RSVP Today & Posters

When your employer refuses to listen the only option left to a worker is to stand together and withdraw your goodwill and labour. RSVP to a Stop Work Meeting at Burnie, in Launceston and Hobart today. Stop Work Burnie – 10 December 12:30pm Venue – Europa Café, 23 Cattley Street, Burnie RSVP: click here to RSVP […]

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Posters: schools stop work

Find posters below to print for schools stop work meetings on November 27-28. blank poster for own message School support staff 1 School support staff_ 5 School support staff_ 6 School support staff_ 7 School support staff_4 Stop Work Schools N&NW Venues Stop Work Schools South Venues    

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Economist warns against wage caps

Last week Australia Institute Centre for Future Work economist Troy Henderson spoke to a group of CPSU Members about public sector austerity and wages caps. He said his work could be summed up with the words “Tasmanians need a pay rise”.  “Tasmanians need a pay rise is a very powerful message”, he told Members. “The […]

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Member Profile: Kate Duttmer

My job is: Senior Environmental Officer, and Team Leader of the Marine Compliance and Audit Unit, Salmon Environmental Management Section, EPA Tasmania.   My job helps the Tasmanian community by: Making sure the State’s aquaculture companies are growing fish in Tasmania’s waterways in a way that won’t cause environmental harm. It’s a case of trying […]

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Hodgman should stay out of Right to Information requests

Governments of the day are there to serve the communities they’re elected to run. They’re not there to look after their own political interests – unless you’re talking about the Hodgman Government.  Last week media reported a massive backlog in processing reviews of Right to Information requests, blowing out from an average of 381 days […]

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Collective walks continue

Tasmanians Need a Pay Rise Collective Walks continued on Tuesday at Rosny, New Town and in the Hobart CBD. Walkers handed out post cards, wore #TassieNeedsAPayRise gear and held signs.  Join the walks on Tuesday November 27. These will be the final walks for 2018 – so make sure you wear red and turn out.  […]

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Schools workload concerns raised

Members of the School Administration Association Forum met with Greens Leader Cassy O’Connor and Shadow Education Minister Michelle O’Byrne about workload and resourcing. School admin and business managers keep schools running day to day and year to year. They make sure our schools are safe and well-resourced. They need manageable workloads so they can make […]

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Industrial actions

Members placed further bans this week across the public sector. Click here to see the current Notice of Actions sent to Premier Will Hodgman. From 7:00am Wednesday 14 November 2018: PSUWA members working in libraries will: •    Ban charging the public for overdue books PSUWA members working in Community Corrections Glenorchy office will: •    Take […]

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