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Member Meetings

Across the state we’re holding 28 member meetings, most are for specific workgroups. The three major cross-agency member meetings are below: Cross-agency member meetings   134 Macquarie Street, Hobart Tuesday February 26, 12.30pm Conference Room, Level 6   22 Elizabeth Street, Hobart Thursday February 28, 12.30pm Level 1, Glow Room   Natural and Cultural Heritage […]

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It’s been a big year

After statewide meetings late in 2017, bargaining reference groups started early in 2018 and these were closely followed by a member-wide survey. You then had your say at member meetings held around the state. Your survey responses and feedback formed the statement of intent for this agreement. The headlines: 3% increases over 3 years with […]

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Stop Work: Well Done!

Well done to all Members who stopped work this week. Meetings were held in Burnie, Launceston and Hobart. Turnout was fantastic. We are not a militant minority as Treasurer Peter Gutwein claims. We are a committed majority. We stood with fire fighters and colleagues from United Voice Tasmania and the Australian Workers Union. CPSU Assistant […]

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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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