SLD 19/09 – Union Rejects Visionstream’s ‘Slap in the Face’ EBA Offer

UNION REJECTS VISIONSTREAM’S ‘SLAP IN THE FACE’ EBA OFFER Dear Members, In bargaining, the Union has advanced claims on behalf of workers to: Apply the picnic day to all employees Increase company required travel by a minimum $20 per day Have company required travel allowance paid to an employee within 24 hours of working away …

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Telstra PAB – Return Your Vote By 25 Feb

Ref: SLD 19/07 – 11 Feb 2019 CWUnion Bulletin Your voice, your union!   Protected Action Ballot – Telstra Enterprise Agreement Return your YES vote URGENTLY (before 25th Feb)!! We are quickly approaching the last week of the EBA Protected Action Ballot. It is extremely important that a further message is sent to Telstra (after …

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INDUSTRIAL ACTION IS YOUR RIGHT

It is your right to take Industrial Action when genuine bargaining has taken place and a new Agreement has not been made before it expires. Last Wednesday the Fair Work Commission ordered a protected action ballot of ESTA operational employees following a joint application by the unions. It is extremely important that members participate in …

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Sld 19/03 – Telstra – Enterprise Agreement – Protected Action Ballot

The Australia wide Telstra EBA Protected Action Ballot (CWU members only) will commence next Monday 21 January 2019 and closes on Monday February 25, 2019 at 10am. The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) will conduct the ballot. There is a 4 week window in which to return the ballot to the AEC via the post. Nationally, …

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Sld 19/04 – ESTA Admin – Members to be consulted

Members to be consulted – there’s an idea! Dear Members, As part of the new Enterprise Agreement, there is a new clause that comprises the formation of a Consultative Committee. The Committee will meet at least twice per year for consultation on significant matters which impact or may impact employees. If change is brewing, this …

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Sld 19/02 – ESTA Ops – No Progress from ESTA on our Claims

Last Thursday the bargaining team met with ESTA. The Bargaining team was expecting a response from the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) after they had been presented with a comprehensive presentation on how important minimum staffing levels are. We were also expecting a response on a preferred classification structure, and a final response on Hours of …

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Telstra EBA Clause 30 Annual Leave. What Can They Force You To Do?

Telstra EBA – Know Your Rights Clause 30 – Annual Leave. What Can They Force You To Do? As is now becoming the norm at this time of the year, many calls into this office indicate a total lack of understanding by Telstra local management of the clauses in the EBA, particularly relating to the …

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Members At Telstra To Have Their Say

Telstra EBA Update CEPU/CWU members will be given the opportunity to vote to engage in protected industrial action at Telstra. The vote requires a 50% (plus 1) return as well as a majority ‘Yes’ outcome. Only a short time ago, employees forced Telstra back to the bargaining table after resoundingly rejecting the offer of a …

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Agreement Certified

Dear Members, The Fair Work Commission has listed the Admin Support Enterprise Agreement for e-hearing and approval today, 13th December 2018. It should take affect 7 days from today. The Commission has apologised for the delay in dealing with the application. I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and enjoy the festive season. Be …

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Telstra EBA Update: Somethings Gotta Give!

TELSTRA EBA UPDATE: Bargaining has continued with Telstra refusing to improve their offer of a measly 1.5% wage rise for Workstream and an equivalent pay pool for Job Family – a pay cut in real terms for both workgroups. In order to break the merry-go-round impasse bargaining had become, the combined Unions Single Bargaining Unit …

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