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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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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10
Jun

EBA10: Talks continue despite lockdowns

Bargaining for EBA10 continued over the past two weeks with meetings focussed on matters directly raised in our log of claims developed based on responses to our member survey. Despite COVID-19 restrictions affecting different parts of the country, talks continued both in person and via video conference and focussed on advancing our claims around improving pay and superannuation – unconditionally,

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26
May

EBA10 bargaining update: ADM to end on June 30

Bargaining for EBA10 continued over the past two weeks with meetings focussed on matters pertaining to retail, delivery and contact centres. Robust talks progressed with discussions focussing on employment arrangements, start times and rostering arrangements including access to overtime and reduced attendance rostering, access to leave entitlements, workplace flexibility, the use of contractors and superannuation. Lengthy discussion ensued around bringing

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13
May

Post’s start times tantrum sets tone for day one of bargaining

Bargaining for EBA10 commenced this week with two meetings held over Tuesday and Wednesday. It is however a shame that Australia Post chose to set the tone by throwing a tantrum over shift commencement times at delivery ADM sites on the eve of those talks kicking-off. For months, AURs across ADM sites have been engaging with management in a genuine

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30
Jul

Post’s authorised holiday SHAME

Members would be well aware by now of Australia Post’s unilateral change to the Authorised Holiday. Hiding behind the Principal Determination, made under the authority of the Australian Postal Corporation Act, they tore away what has traditionally been your only opportunity to spend a little additional time with friends and loved ones following the busiest time of year. And they

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21
Apr

GOVERNMENT SLASHES SERVICE STANDARDS: AUSTRALIA POST MUST GUARANTEE JOBS, NOW

Many members would, by now, be aware of the temporary changes to Australia Post’s service standards, announced today by the Morrison Government. In a nutshell, Australia Post will now operate under the following temporary relaxation in regulatory requirements: Its required delivery time for regular intrastate letters will be extended to five days after the day of posting; In metropolitan areas,

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25
Feb

Australia Post’s strong six-month performance

Workers must not be forgotten. Australia Post’s performance for the six months to 31 December 2019 was a strong showing – with revenue up four per cent and profit on parcels and services up 12 per cent, or $193 million. National Secretary Greg Rayner welcomed the company’s strong half-year performance and said the result provided a great platform to commence

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30
Jan

EBA10: “We cannot dominate the parcels business with disgruntled staff”

Members weigh in as EBA10 surveys start flowing in Last week your Australia Post EBA10 campaign kicked off – and we’ve hit the ground running. Officials across the nation are visiting postal workplaces and speaking to workers about impending bargaining and ensuring their workplace is Unionised. Most importantly, members are being strongly urged to have their say in our national

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24
Jan

EBA10 campaign kicks off

EBA10 campaign survey packs are in the mail Over the next week or so, members will receive a campaign survey pack in the mail containing an EBA10 Union member survey with a reply paid envelope to return it to your state Branch. As your Union commences its campaign to deliver a new EBA10, it’s critical to understand the issues that are

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