ESTA Ops – Staffing Review Committee UPDATE

ESTA Ops – Staffing Review Committee UPDATE   Dear Members,   The CWU, UFU and VAU sought to commence the staffing review soon after the new Agreement was certified. In June, the Unions suggested an independent chairperson who was eventually accepted and the first meeting commenced on 29th September. On 9th October the CWU, VAU …

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Telstra – Fair Work Commission approves termination of AWAs / ITEAs

  Fair Work Commission approves termination of AWA’s/ITEA’s.   The FWC approved Telstra’s application to unilaterally terminate all AWA’s/ITEA’s. This will be effective 6th July 2021 and from then, your individual contract will be NOT be valid and the Telstra Enterprise Agreement 2019-2021 will apply to you.   In its decision the full bench stated …

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Telstra Proposed Restructure

  Dear Telstra Members, Please see below explanation of Telstra’s proposed restructure.   TELSTRA’S PROPOSED LEGAL CORPORATE RESTRUCTURE AS PER MARKET RELEASE STATEMENT:   Telstra announced the next steps in its proposed legal restructure to enable it to better realise the value of its infrastructure assets, take advantage of potential monetization opportunities and create additional …

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ESTA Bulletin – Unions Update

Since the beginning of the year the VAU, CWU and UFU have been working through several issues on behalf of ESTA members. CAD Issues The VAU, CWU and UFU wish to thank members who have continued to serve the community in extremely difficult circumstances due to problems caused by the CAD upgrade. Whilst we are …

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10/2/21 Clarification Bulletin – Choice of reversion

CLARIFICATION TO BULLETIN   Choice of reversion – extract from the Telstra EBA Dictionary   Two circumstances exist in the EBA when it comes to AWA/ITEA reversion:   you terminate an AWA or ITEA which had expired prior to 24 September 2010, you did not work in a retail outlet at that date and you …

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10/2/21 Telstra finally twigs to collectivism but not equity in pay

Telstra finally twigs to collectivism, but not equity in pay   Telstra are seeking to terminate all expired AWA/ITEA’s at the Fair Work Commission. In general, the union agrees with the notion because we disagree with individual contracts, where there is no bargaining power and prefer collective Agreements where employees are on the same conditions …

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Telstra Purple EBA

Telstra Purple EBA – foreshadowing the downgrading of our terms and conditions in all the Telstra areas. In the last week, our Union’s Divisional Executive, despite strident opposition from 3 of the 7 Communications Div Branches (our Victorian T&S Branch, the Victorian P&T, and the NSW T&S branches) supported an application to Fair Work Commission, …

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ORP Disclosure Statement 2019-2020

OFFICER AND RELATED PARTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENT in accordance with Section 293J Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 I, Susan Riley, being the Secretary of the Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Information, Postal, Plumbing And Allied Services Union Of Australia, Communications Division, Telecommunications And Services Branch (Victoria), declare the following Officer and Related Party Disclosure Statement. Organisation …

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