Postal

27
Jul

Australia Post wages to rise by 6.1% under landmark union inflation-busting deal

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

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16
Mar

SECURING DECIPHA WORKERS’ WAGE RISES AGAINST COST OF LIVING PRESSURES

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

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1
Mar

CEPU establishes flood disaster member assistance fund

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

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24
Feb

COVID measures to be relaxed at Post as of Friday 25 Feb

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

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26
Nov

Gore-Tex is back!

Posties across NSW and the ACT are revelling in the return of Gore-Tex wet weather gear. Australia Post did away with Gore-Tex years ago – a move that has had CEPU members up in arms ever since. Members, for far too long, have been forced to deliver mail in a number of iterations of sub-par gear which constantly left members

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19
Nov

EBA10 technical & engineering review process kicks-off

As part of the overall EBA10 package supported by the majority of Branches and members across the country, the Union secured a joint review of the technical / engineering occupational group. During subsequent planning discussions between the Union and Australia Post, we have developed the following terms of reference to structure the joint review: Review the current technical structures including

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18
Nov

Increase to Christmas celebrations contribution @ Post

Sometimes, it’s the little things that count. One of those little things that we know many of our members look forward to is the opportunity to get together with your colleagues and celebrate the season that is upon us. And after the year you’ve just had, we know many of you will be looking forward to this more than ever

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30
Aug

Members’ overwhelming endorsement of EBA10

A coordinated CEPU campaign which has played out over the past 12 months in the public eye, in our Parliamentary chambers and, ultimately, at the bargaining table, has delivered an EBA10 that locks in all your existing conditions, continues to maximise full-time jobs, prevents members impacted by letter decline from being sacked, delivers pay equality to posties and increases wages at

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19
Aug

Members urged to complete Australia Post on-site vaccination survey ASAP

Australia Post is currently circulating an important COVID-19 vaccination survey to employees across delivery, processing, transport and vans. Further consideration is being given to rolling out a similar programme across other occupational groups, including retail. With a recent additional supply of the Pfizer vaccine entering the country, Australia Post is attempting to secure a number of doses of the Pfizer

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12
Jul

EBA10: Agreement in-principle

CONDITIONS, JOB SECURITY, WAGE-RISE DOUBLE AUS AVERAGE LOCKED IN ADM GONE, PENALTY RATES PROTECTED FOR GOOD We’ve come a long way since the rocky start to bargaining, 10 weeks ago. Despite lockdowns, negotiations for a new EBA have continued over recent weeks and we’re pleased to share with members that the CEPU, CPSU and Australia Post have now reached agreement,

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