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Job and funding cuts undermine the public sector built by generations of Tasmanians.
The Tasmanian public sector is a strong union workplace and the Community & Public Sector Union is the union fighting for public services every day.
Join your CPSU, stand up for what generations have built and the values that make our sector strong and make sure you and your colleagues have a strong voice into the future.
Together we can strengthen our public sector
You know the challenges our state faces and the solutions that will work
You need time and resources to deliver the services Tasmanians need.
Your skills should be recognised and invested in.
I believe in the power of collaboration. The CPSU works with the State Government to negotiate the best possible pay and conditions for its Members. It’s been proven that workplaces with strong unions pay higher wages, are safer and provide greater opportunities for training and career progression. The CPSU services also include advice, protection, and support at work –should you ever need it.Denny
Who can join?
The CPSU represents workers across all Tasmanian public sector Agencies, in many government business enterprises and at the University of Tasmania. There are a number of occupational groups the CPSU does not cover as they are already represented by an occupation specific union such as Police Officers.
If you have any doubt about whether you are eligible to join the CPSU, contact our office on 6234 1708 or firstname.lastname@example.org and if we can’t offer you membership we will refer you to a union that can.
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What does it cost?
All CPSU activities are fully funded by member subscriptions. Our subscription rates are set by Council annually and generally adjusted in line with the salary outcomes achieved for Members.
Subscription rates are reduced for part-time and trainee members. Our current rates are below.Sound good? Join Today
If one person walks into a room, you might not get listened to but if 30 people walk into a room about an issue they’re going to get listened to. The union’s often the only thing between a worker and management and if you don’t have someone to go in and bat for you then you’re in it alone. Union Membership is like insurance - it’s insurance against things not going so well.Margaret
It’s great to be part of a union because a lot of voices are heard a lot more clearly than one little voice in the wilderness – it’s that power of collectiveness that’s so important. I’ve witnessed so many times where a group of people can make such a change.Tania
"I joined the CPSU because without unions we would not enjoy the benefits we now have such as superannuation, good pay, good work and leave conditions and the list goes on."David