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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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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Telstra eNews

TELSTRA SLASHES CONTACT CENTRE JOBS IN PERTH, MELBOURNE The CWU has condemned a plan that will see hundreds of employee jobs cut from Telstra’s Global Contact Centre (GCC) operations as more functions are offshored. Telstra notified the CWU on 6 July that it is proposing to close its Dedicated Moves Team (DMT) centre in Perth …

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Telstra eNews

CWU MEETS WITH TELSTRA ON REDUNDANCIES The CWU has begun consultations with Telstra about the latest round of redundancies, announced on 27 October. Altogether, there will be a net loss of just under 400 jobs. Of these, 135 are permanent Telstra employees and the rest agency staff. As previously reported, the redundancies are spread across …

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DAVID THODEY DEPARTS FROM TELSTRA David Thodey has announced his departure from Telstra. He will be replaced by Andrew Penn, the company’s current Chief Financial Officer. Thodey replaced Sol Trujillo as Chief Executive Officer in 2009 at a time when Telstra’s stocks were close to an all-time low – both in terms of its actual …

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CWU SECURES KEY TELSTRA AWARD CONDITIONS The CWU continues to be successful in protecting core award entitlements for Telstra employees. In January, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench issued its decision to make a new modern enterprise award in Telstra and the order to make the award was made on Monday 9 February. Although under …

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Telstra Award Modernisation

Telstra Award Modernisation – NO threat to redundancy entitlements The CWU has received a number of calls from members concerned about the impact of award modernisation on their current redundancy entitlements, particularly the 80 weeks (maximum) payout provided for in the Telstra Enterprise Agreement 2012-15. It appears that some members have been told that the …

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NBN Co confirms roll-out strategy

NBN Co has released a set of guidelines to indicate how it intends to implement the Multi-Technology Model (MTM) adopted by the company in line with federal government policy. In a statement released on 13 November, NBN Co indicates that most households and businesses: already served by the Optus or Telstra Hybrid Fibre Coaxial (HFC) …

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