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Anna Stewart Memorial Project & Women’s conference

HELP strengthen women’s’ voices in the union movement. The week-long Anna Stewart Memorial Project is back for 2016, including the popular Unions Tasmania Women’s Conference, from 12-16 September. This year participants will hear from a range of speakers, panels, visit key bodies that are vital to the union movement and receive training on a range […]

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CPSU Awards: Time is running out to nominate a colleague and say thanks!

THE CPSU Awards recognise the efforts of a few of the thousands of public sector staff who ensure Tasmanians get the support and services they need. Nominations close on Monday August 15, so nominate a fellow Member today! In 2016 there are three awards you can nominate your colleagues for:   FM Financial Award for Outstanding […]

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CPSU AGM: Members, you’re invited

MOST Member-based organisations like the CPSU formally report to Members at an Annual General Meeting. We present our financial reports and tell Members what we have achieved together in the past 12 months.     You’re invited   COME along to our Annual General Meeting and hear about your union’s activity over the last year. […]

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Friday Wrap: our week in review

  Delegate training THIS week it was great to have 11 Delegates take part in our level two training course ‘Delving Deeper into the Delegate Role’. These workplace reps came from all corners of the public sector, their work helping Tasmanians in many ways, from Education, Parks & Wildlife, State Growth, WorkSafe, the Port Arthur […]

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Work for the CPSU: Industrial Organiser, Organising & Campaign Team

WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE? Our public service delivers opportunities, protection and better lives for Tasmanians. CPSU Tasmania is the union that stands up for services and ensures a strong voice for the staff who strengthen our communities. We’re gearing up for a broad campaign to defend our public services and we’re looking for staff to […]

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Sad news about Nick

The CPSU staff and council are sad and shocked by the illness and loss of our friend and colleague Nick Duncombe who passed away at his home on Saturday. After serving in the army and then in real estate Nick brought his energy and sly wit to the CPSU at the beginning of 2013 when […]

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Friday Wrap: The week in review

Will Hodgman’s elusive wages policy CURRENTLY we’re trying to chase down Will Hodgman’s public sector wages policy. It’s a bit like trying to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. What we know so far: It supposedly says that any increase for you can only be ‘up to’ 2% but we […]

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Allied Health Professionals take leadership issue to bargaining

Tasmanian Health Service CEO Dr David Alcorn’s is still refusing to listen to union Members who’ve voiced their concern about his decision that there’ll be no AHP Executive Director to lead staff, with the position to go to a nurse. Dr Alcorn chairs the Tas Health Service Industrial Consultative Committee, which has met three times […]

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Tax Time: what you need to know

IT’S THAT time of year again! Last week we emailed tax receipts last week to CPSU Members who pay their union subscription manually or by direct debit.  If you pay your subs using these two methods and you haven’t received your statement, please email news@tas.cpsu.com.au with your correct email address and we’ll email it to […]

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Will Hodgman’s elusive wages policy

CURRENTLY we’re trying to chase down Will Hodgman’s public sector wages policy. It’s a bit like a never ending search for that pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. What we know so far: It supposedly says that any increase for you can only be ‘up to’ 2% but we can’t find it […]

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