Annual General Meeting

TUESDAY 28 JULY 2020 At 6pm (Strict Start & Finish Time Adhered To) Meeting will be held via ZOOM Members wishing to attend Zoom are asked to contact the branch office for details (03 9663 6815) You may access zoom via laptop/pc or phone. Order Of Business: Minutes & Business Arising Correspondence Presentation of FinancialReport …

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Telstra Meal Breaks You Must Take Them

The long standing legal arrangement regarding your own health and safety is that you are required to take an unpaid meal break after no more than 5 hours work. This is contained in the latest Telstra EBA (2018-2021), clause 17.1. Whilst there is no written EBA clause about coffee/tea breaks (aside from a reference to …

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Annual Leave Reduction in Telstra – Yet Another Clarification

There appears to be further pressure on Telstra staff, of accumulating Annual Leave credits as we approach this coming September that contradict the Enterprise Agreement. Various Telstra areas have applied different sorts of pressure on staff, ranging from requesting to outright bullying and threats to ensure staff put in Annual Leave applications , not necessarily …

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ESTA – Temperature Checks Proposal

The CWU, UFU and VAU have provided comprehensive feedback to ESTA in relation to their proposal to introduce temperature testing for employees arriving for work at each of its centres. Whilst we support testing as a potential way to control the spread of COVID-19 into centres, we identified some concerns with ESTA’s proposal. In particular …

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ESTA Ops Enterprise Agreement Approved

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT APPROVED THE FWC certified the Operational Enterprise Agreement 2020 on 23rd April, which will take effect on 30th April. Congratulations to all and stand by for your sign-on bonus, back pay and some decent conditions and an improved Agreement! ESTA OPERATIONS DURING COVID PANDEMIC The current COVID-19 crisis highlights the essential role of …

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