Attached is correspondence from the PDC Admin LWG to Australia Post CEO Paul Graham, and Australia Post’s response to that correspondence. The matter continues to be represented at the state and national level. Affected members will be kept updated.
Today, some members across various regions received directions, during toolbox talks, to wind-back contactless deliveries of signature-required articles. A wider distribution of this direction was scheduled to occur on Monday. This unsafe directive to members involved questioning a customer on their COVID-19 infection and symptomatic status prior to handing over a scanner to receive a signature on delivery. This unreasonable directive put
As members are well aware, off the back of a faster than expected economic rebound – inflation is soaring. When we wrapped up EBA10 negotiations last year, members overwhelmingly voted in favour of the Agreement – breaking records in both voter participation and levels of support. And for good reason –EBA10 locked up important job security provisions, introduced new allowances
It is with great sadness to report to members of a tragic motor vehicle accident which took the life of CWU/CEPU Queensland Branch member, Shane Morse, early this morning. On behalf of members across the country, we extend our deepest sympathies to Shane’s family, friends and colleagues. It is always sobering to hear of how quick lives can be taken
The Union has continued to engage in bargaining with Telstra whilst entering into a consultation process with members over Telstra’s latest offer. In brief, Telstra’s proposal currently contains the following: A rollover of all existing terms and conditions. Clause 47 remains and will protect all existing conditions, for life, following a transfer of business to one of the planned subsidiaries.
The union representing technicians responsible for servicing Australia’s NBN says that today’s announcement by the Federal Government to pour money into regional networks is simply another election promise that will go un-met. CEPU National President Shane Murphy says “The NBN was set up to fail from the moment this Government chose to replace the fibre to the home roll-out
The Union continues to engage in bargaining with Telstra for a new Enterprise Agreement, with the telco today providing its first complete proposal. The EA is being proposed to be split across four Agreements for each separate planned Telstra Group entity. Although Agreements for each subsidiary may be structured differently and contain different terminology, each EA will roll over all
As you may have seen in the news, our economy is beginning to bounce back. As unexpected as every aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic has been for the impacts on our way of life and the way that we work, the nation’s economic outlook throughout this period has become equally unpredictable. Across many parts of the country, the rebound has
MEMBER ASSISTANCE FUND Eastern Australia has received devastating rainfall which has caused record breaking flood levels. From South East Queensland to the Mid-North Coast of NSW, thousands of families have already been displaced and lost everything, including a bed to sleep in – forced to take refuge at community evacuation centres. Others are unaware of what the loss actually will
The NSW and ACT Governments have announced a significant easing of COVID related restrictions. Australia Post and the CEPU have engaged in consultation surrounding how those changes translate to changes in COVID measures currently in place across our workplaces. The following changes will be introduced in NSW from the commencements of the first shifts this Friday, 25 February. The ACT