Postal

3
May

Australia Post EBA11: RRR LOCKED IN!

Since we last wrote to you, Australia Post has taken some time to work through the substantial log of claims submitted on behalf of CWU members for this round of bargaining for a new EBA11. In case you missed it, you can download a copy of those claims by clicking here. Whilst this process continues, Australia Post has provided a preliminary

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3
Apr

EBA11: Your claims

As previously advised, due to the short week leading into the Easter weekend, Australia Post and the Union agreed to forego formal bargaining meetings in order to allow Australia Post to begin costing our preliminary claims, and to allow us to finalise your log of claims. We received an overwhelming response to our member survey. Those important views, shared by

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7
Mar

Bargaining commences with Australia Post

Bargaining for EBA11 has now commenced between Australia Post and your Union, with meetings being held over Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. These two meetings focussed on talking through the process and setting protocols around the way we bargain, Australia Post’s operational challenges and their forecasted financial outlook. We also touched on a number of issues we as a

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6
Dec

CWU posties secure improved services and job security as Federal Government announces significant reform

The CWU is today welcoming the collaboration that has led to the development of a new way of working at Australia Post which will improve postal delivery services to our communities, whilst securing our posties’ jobs into the future. CWU delivery members have been significantly involved in developing this new model, which allows posties to meet their changing day-to-day workloads

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29
Nov

An update on the delivery model trials

Your Officials have been working closely with members across delivery model trial sites to ensure it continues to evolve to prioritise members’ safety and to protect quality, permanent full-time jobs whilst delivering an improved experience to the public. Together, we stopped the postal pandemic and shut down Australia Post’s shambolic ‘ADM’. Since then, we have been engaging in genuine consultation

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3
Nov

Your opportunity to get involved in Australia Post uniform trials

Australia Post is currently working to refresh its uniform and in June this year conducted a review of its uniform offerings. Over 2,500 employees took part in that process. Australia Post says the results of that review have been consolidated to inform the new uniform design and the company is now ready to start the next phase of the program

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10
Sep

Linehaul Forum to set priorities

CWU AURs and Officials from across Australia will meet with Australia Post senior management next week to set the priorities for Linehaul moving forward. The “Linehaul Forum” was developed following CWU AUR demands to stop to the current unacceptable situation regarding the use of contractors. On behalf of our AURs and members, Central Branch Secretary and National President Shane Murphy

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28
Aug

Landmark CWU deal sends wages up by 6% at Australia Post

The final CPI-matching wage increase due under our inflation-busting deal at Australia Post will send CWU members’ wages up by 6% early next month. Members will remember that the CWU secured the deal in late 2021, after seeking additional discussions with Australia Post following the wrapping up of a vote on EBA10. This landmark agreement resulted in Australia Post agreeing

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27
Jul

A joint update on the Hornsby delivery trial: outcomes & next steps

With a great set of outcomes and our Hornsby posties expressing a strong desire to conitnue working under the new delivery model they have been trialling, the trial will now be extended to a number of additional sites across the country, to ensure it works in other environments, following consultation and agreement with state based CWU representatives. A joint update

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29
Jun

Australia Post to close Decipha business by 2025

Australia Post has today notified the Union and employees of its intention to wind down operations at its Decipha subsidiary, citing financial headwinds in its core business, along with unprofitability and declining market demand for Decipha’s services as reasons for ceasing operations in its entirety, by June 2025. Decipha, first established as the e-Letters business, delivers tailored electronic mailroom management

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