Post’s Authorised Holiday Shame

CWU Bulletin POST’S AUTHORISED HOLIDAY SHAME 3 August 2020 A/P Technical Members would be well aware by now of Australia Post’s unilateral change to the Authorised Holiday. Hiding behind the “Principal Determination”, made under the authority of the Australian Postal Corporation Act, they have removed what has traditionally been an opportunity to spend a little …

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ESTA Admin News

21 July 2020 CWU (T&S) Vic ESTA Admin News Dear ESTA Admin Members, I hope you are all well and keeping safe. It’s a good time to be indoors! The Admin/Support Consultative Committee Meeting will meet again on 11th August. (via zoom of course). The Committee meets twice per year to discuss any matters which …

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ESTA Site Cleaning – COVID-19

9 June 2020 CWUnion Bulletin ESTA Site Cleaning – COVID19 There have been some reactions to cleaning products in two of the three sites at ESTA that have been reported. It is of vital importance if you have a reaction to chemicals that you ensure an incident report is lodged via your team leader or …

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Welcome to 2020

24 Jan 2020 CWUnion Bulletin WELCOME TO 2020 Welcome to 2020! I hope this year accomplishes some gains and improvements in your working and living environment and I look forward to working with you on achieving as many successes as possible, in a sometimes harsh atmosphere. Please see some updates below for members: PROGRAMMED (formerly …

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What Does The Future Look Like For Telstra?

CWUnion Victorian Telstra Members Bulletin WHAT DOES THE FUTURE LOOK LIKE FOR TELSTRA? Telstra have indicated that if they are to be in the running at buying the NBN Co that it would need to be a “non-vertically integrated” company. Non-integrated simply means a split up Telstra. The Telstra we know today could be broken …

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Telstra – Leap of Faith

CWUnion Victorian Telstra Members Bulletin “Unions are going to take a leap of faith with us on this”                                                                                       Darren Fewster 9/10/19 This isn’t a “leap of faith”, it’s an unfettered attack on the working conditions of Telstra staff that must be resisted. The main item on the Telstra wish list – Transfer of business to …

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Telstra EBA – What does the Direction to Take Leave mean

Bulletin – What does the “direction to take leave “ (EBA clause 30.2) mean? Coming up towards Christmas, the annual pressure on reducing Annual Leave entitlements rears its head again, trying to reduce Telstra’s liability on these entitlements. Forcing a shut-down means staff may be directed to take some of their Annual Leave credits at …

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ESTA Support Office Ballot result

CEPU (CWU) Union    |    Your voice, your union! SUPPORT OFFICE BALLOT RESULT  80% RETURN   |    100% YES     INDUSTRIAL ACTION BALLOT RESULT IS A RESOUNDING SUCCESS 1.    Ban on notifying Corporate Affairs of an incident that impacts ESTA’s service delivery capability. 2.    Ban on notifying Inspector General Emergency Management of an incident …

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CWU Office Hours For End Of Year Break

BRANCH OFFICE CLOSURE FOR END OF YEAR BREAK The CWU (T&S) Vic Branch wishes all our members a relaxed, happy and safe end-of-year break. We thank you for your on-going support over this last year as we look forward to 2017. The office will be closed from COB Thursday 22 December and reopen Tuesday 3 …

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