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Tas Prison Service wins

File Notes Withdrawn Several months ago the CPSU raised concerns about the new practice of dealing with performance or compliance issues by placing a File Note on an employee’s personal file. We were concerned the process being followed denied Custodial Officers procedural fairness and interfered in the normal mentoring and support that should happen between […]

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National Child Protection Week

All children should feel safe and protected. But that’s not the case; with approximately one in 32 children the victims of substantiated child abuse each year in Australia.  It’s NAPCAN National Child Safety Protection Week. Children and Youth Services workers help families and young people in so many ways: keeping children safe , supporting families, […]

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CPSU Awards: 2018 winners

Nick Duncombe Memorial Award for Workplace Health & Safety Winners:  Kim Swiadek & Leanne Adams  Leanne Adams, Tasmanian Health Service In Feb 2018 and Elected Health and safety rep Leanne issued a pin Notice as a result of excessive temperature in a number of the labs within Pathology Services at the RHH. She issued the pin […]

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Strong unions need women

Today we hosted Australian Services Union Delegates, who came to workplaces to talk about the Tasmanians Need a Pay Rise campaign. Around the south of the state union organisers took Delegates from a range of unions out on a Tassie Needs a Pay Rise workplace blitz. It was part of the Anna Stewart Memorial Project – […]

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Delegate Profile: Tanya Smart, Queechy High School

  This week we talk to Queechy High’s School Business Manager Tanya Smart about her job, her union role. My job is: School Business Manager. My job helps the Tasmanian community by: Playing a support role to ensure students reach their full potential. I joined the union because:  I am a member of the SAAF […]

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National School Support Staff Week

School Support Staff make schools communities. They create safer, kinder  places for children to thrive and be themselves. They support learners to get the most out of their education. School Support Staff allow teachers to teach and children to learn. Last week we celebrated School Support Staff, who keep our schools running. School support staff […]

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Tasmanians Need A Pay Rise

In your words:  “Expenses are going up and we’re getting behind.” “The cost of housing is going up tremendously – we need a fair pay rise.” “Our pay rises are well below CPI.” “I struggle with the low wage but love my job.” “ I have tightened up my spending.”  Let us know in your […]

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Wear Red Day Hobart

Tasmanians need a fair pay rise and the first step in achieving that goal is for Will Hodgman to scrap his 2% cap on public sector wages. If you live in the state’s south August 23 is your chance to join the people who work every day to provide the services you rely on – […]

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Wear Red Day Launceston

Tasmanians need a fair pay rise and the first step in achieving that goal is for Will Hodgman to scrap his 2% cap on public sector wages. If you live in the North August 22 is your chance to join the people who work every day to provide the services you rely on – the […]

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Wear Red Day – Devonport & Burnie

Tasmanians need a fair pay rise and the first step in achieving that goal is for Will Hodgman to scrap his 2% cap on public sector wages. If you live in the North West August 21 is your chance to join the people who work every day to provide the services you rely on – […]

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