Telstra Field Workforce Bulletin

16 June 2021   Ref: SLD 21/20   Start of Day – Field based Telstra staff   A number of recent issues have surfaced regarding the Management’s interpretation of what they say you are supposed to be doing in the UNPAID time prior to paid start of day (and for that matter, End of Day). …

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ESTA Admin Bargaining Update

Dear Members, The Union bargaining team (Phil Harrison, Stephen Ball, Carol Clarke, Jim Kelso, Larissa Robinson, Kathryn Arkoudis and myself) have been meeting with the ESTA bargaining team which varies and is dependent on who hasn’t exited, since 2nd February 2021. We have had 7 bargaining meetings – 4 in February and only monthly since …

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Attention All members – Branch Proposal

Ref: SLD:21/15 5th May 2021 Dear Members, We write to you to share a proposal with you regarding the T&S Branches of Victoria and NSW. The two Branch Committee of Management’s have had initial discussions and from that, we envisage an amalgamation of the two Telecommunications & Services Branches in the not too distant future. …

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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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ESTA Ops – Proposed New Rosters

Dear Members, . Please see Part-time rosters below.   Rosters – Ambulance   Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Pair 1 1000-2000       1300-2300 1300-2300   1000-2000     1000-2000 1000-2000     Pair 2   1030-2030 1030-2030     1330-2330     1030-2030 1030-2030   1030-2030     Pair 3   …

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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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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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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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