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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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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.

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2019 Wage & Agreement Offers

We have received offers from the Hodgman government for the following Agreements: Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement Allied Health Professionals Agreement Radiation Therapists Agreement Ministerial Drivers Agreement Legal Practitioners Agreement

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Tasmanian Branch Rule Change

An application was lodged with the Registered Organisations Commission on 21 October 2019 to amend the Rules of the CPSU (SPSF Group, Tasmanian Branch).  The amendments to the Rules were approved by the Tasmanian Branch Council at a meeting held on 27 September 2019.  The main aim of the Rule changes is to overhaul the […]

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Direct Debit Authority

In order for the CPSU to offer members a facility to pay their membership subscriptions via Direct debit we are required to contract an external provider.  The CPSU has contracted ‘Cloud Payments’ to process our Direct Debits.  Direct Debits are a highly regulated banking service and part of that regulation is clear Direct Debit Authorities […]

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Public sector caps keeping wages low

The Reserve Bank Governor Rob Lowe has called for wage rises in the three per cent range, warning that public sector pay caps are entrenching low wage growth. RBA Governor Rob Lowe said the following to a House of Representatives economic committee last week: “In the medium term, I think wages in Australia should be […]

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12-Month Agreement Offers Signed & Registered

We now have the following signed registered 12-month agreements: • Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement • Allied Health Professionals Agreement • Port Arthur Historic Site Agreement • Ministerial Drivers Agreement • Legal Practitioners Agreement • Radiation Therapist Agreement • Dental Officers Agreement Correctional Officers Agreement is still on its way. What you achieved working together […]

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Come to our AGM

CPSU Awards and commendations will be presented at our AGM: Friday August 30, 1pm We’d love to see you there to celebrate Member and union achievements and talk about the year that’s been. RSVP: email cpsu@tas.cpsu.com.au. 

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CPSU Awards open: get nominating!

This year the categories are: Nick Duncombe Memorial Award for Workplace Health & Safety CPSU Organiser Nick Duncombe was a dedicated unionist who was passionate about work, health and safety. This award recognises a CPSU Member who’s shown similar passion when tackling work, health and safety issues in their workplace. Tasplan Award for Outstanding Contribution […]

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