We previously reported on the action taken by workers at QLD’s Underwood Mail Centre, emailing key stakeholders in Post and the Federal Government, exposing serious safety concerns and the bad management practices that exist in the workplace. Despite many attempts to get to the bottom of safety concerns raised by employees at Underwood, Australia Post has failed to provide any
It has been brought to the Union’s attention that an increasing number of new PDOs and existing permanent part time PDOs converting to full time employment are not being employed against the normal ordinary hours of duty as determined by the Australia Post Operations Award. It has been reported to the Union that these employees are rostered on 7’21 hours
The CEPU is very concerned by Australia Post’s continued failure to supply straight-forward answers to our questions about the impacts of Future Delivery Design on our members. We know and appreciate that change is inevitable in all workplaces – employees have lived through them in Post and elsewhere. In general terms, and from a union perspective, you pay close attention
The CEPU is still receiving complaints from Delivery members across NSW regarding their inferior wet weather gear issued by Australia Post. Delivery members are expected to perform mail delivery duties with inferior wet wether gear during wet weather and by doing so, putting at risk their personal health and safety and the health and safety of the community. CEPU members
Australia Post has been forced to take drastic steps in an attempt to recruit new Posties in the light of implementation of their Future Delivery Design. At this year’s Sydney Careers Expo, targeted at school students in years 10 and 12 about to enter the workforce or begin their higher educations, Australia Post’s expo stall was somewhat disturbing, but unsurprising.
Australia Post management are again attempting to override medical certificates to avoid paying sick leave and are employing bully boy tactics to get there way. This time the worker concerned was told 6 months down the track that the 2 days sick leave she applied for in November 2007 had not been approved and that the days would be deducted
The CEPU wants to thank members for their support of the Union’s stand to secure more workplace protection through the introduction of a Common Law Agreement to work alongside any future EBA7 agreement. Australia Post has resisted the Common Law Agreement – claiming that they don’t use these agreements to deal with employment conditions. But that’s just wrong. Australia Post
Yesterday (8 April 2008) the Union has learned of Australia Post management issuing a SGF Public Holiday/Overtime Survey form to all employees for completion, who are located at Sydney Gateway Facility, Express Mail Service and Sydney Parcel Facility. Australia Post management made no mention of their intentions of surveying employees at SGF/EMS or SPF during the meeting held with your