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20
Apr

Protecting your jobs, your conditions, your EBAs

The Morrison Government has made it easier for employers to cut workers’ pay and conditions by allowing employers to give just one day’s notice before opening a vote on changes to your EBAs – bypassing the proper consultation period with you and your Union. These changes were introduced following pressure from big business, and with the stroke of the Minister’s

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15
Apr

Federal Government must put on emergency supply flights for regional/rural Australia: posties

The Federal Government needs to urgently intervene to ensure Australia’s vulnerable – particularly those in regional and rural communities – are not left without vital supplies during the COVID-19 crisis, the union representing postal workers said today. CEPU Communications Union National President, Shane Murphy, is calling on the Federal Government to put on emergency freight flights to ensure the country’s

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4
Apr

COVID-19: Safety advice for postal members

A PDF version of this notice is available to download and print by clicking here There are now 11 confirmed cases of Coronavirus within the Australia Post workforce. Seven of which have not been at work and therefore don’t present as a risk to others. However, the remaining four, who ordinarily work at Kingsgrove Delivery, Sydney Gateway Facility and Sydney

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30
Mar

Union welcomes Woolies partnership to deliver Basics Boxes

The CEPU – the union representing Australia Post workers – has welcomed the announcement by Australia Post today that it will partner with Woolworths to provide essential goods to people in need. The service is designed to help provide essential products to customers who are currently unable to visit supermarkets and grocery stores – the elderly, people with a disability, those

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30
Mar

Keeping you safe, fighting for your jobs

A statement from your Union leadership team Since the birth of our industries, the establishment of the PMG, communication workers across our postal and telecommunications workforces have played a historically significant role in connecting our community. Even in times of crisis – natural disasters, conflict, economic calamity – our members have always been there, steadily reaching every Australian home and business in their

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28
Mar

Aust Post Pharmacy Home Delivery announcement a welcome move: Union

Australia Post’s announcement today that it will launch its Pharmacy Home Delivery Service is great news for both workers and the community, the CEPU – the union representing Australia Post workers – said today.  Australia Post’s announcement today comes after the Federal Government agreed to allocate $25 million to fund home delivering medicine during the COVID-19 crisis.  CEPU Communications Union National President, Shane

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26
Mar

COVID-19 IMPACT ON VOLUMES FORCE UNAVOIDABLE OVERTIME CANCELLATION IN VAN SERVICES

The emerging COVID-19 pandemic is like nothing any of us have experienced in our lifetimes. And it is requiring a response that places your health and your livelihood first and foremost. As we continue to navigate through this uncharted territory, we are engaging with Australia Post at the highest levels, daily, in order to assess the situation as it continues

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20
Mar

UNION WELCOMES TELSTRA JOB SECURITY COMMITMENTS, EXTENDED WORKING FROM HOME ARRANGEMENTS

Your Union has continued to seek further protections for members as we navigate through uncharted territory in relation to the emerging worldwide Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. These conversations between your Union and all major employer groups who employ our members are ongoing. As the crisis continues to emerge, the destructive force of this virus is being felt throughout the health

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19
Mar

SOCIAL DISTANCING RESTRICTIONS FORCE UNAVOIDABLE CHANGES TO PDO START TIMES

The emerging COVID-19 pandemic is like nothing any of us have experienced in our lifetimes. And it is requiring a response that places your health and your livelihood first and foremost. As we continue to navigate through this uncharted territory, we are engaging with Australia Post at the highest levels, daily. As the health emergency worsens and community transmission of

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17
Mar

CORONAVIRUS: PANDEMIC LEAVE POLICY AT POST WELCOMED, BUT MORE FLEXIBILITY NEEDED

Your Union has continued to seek further protections for members as we navigate through uncharted territory in relation to the emerging worldwide Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. These conversations between your Union and all major employer groups who employ our members are ongoing. In particular, a considerable amount of engagement with Australia Post has occurred where we have continued our call

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