News

28
Aug

Workers deserve fair share of profit outcome as Senate moves to lock-in ADM reforms

It has been a massive week. A Senate disallowance vote, the tabling of the inquiry report and a profit announcement off the back of record revenue growth. On Monday, we witnessed 27 Senators representing the Liberal Party, Centre Alliance and Jaqui Lambie Network team up to back-in Australia Post’s Alternate Delivery Model – voting against Labor and the Greens’ co-sponsored

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19
Aug

Farewell and thank you, Gil Enzon

It is with great sadness that I inform members of Gil Enzon’s retirement. Gil officially finished up with the CEPU last Friday, 16 August. His retirement from the workforce marks the end of a stellar career with the Union, spanning over more than two decades – along with 31 years of continuous financial membership of our Union. Gil started his career

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17
Aug

PANDEMIC ‘THANK YOU’ BONUS PAID FROM THIS WEEK

In late June, your Union secured a range of job security measures for members following a significant public campaign against Australia Post and their plans to shed jobs from the workforce. Part of that outcome included deferring bargaining for a new EBA until next year – avoiding the impacts of the Federal Government’s COVID-19 wage freeze on all new public

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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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7
Jul

MEMBERS’ MASSIVE WIN ON ADM CHANGES SECURES JOBS, DELIVERS PAY PARITY AND FINANCIALLY RECOGNISES COVID EFFORTS

The Union is today celebrating a massive win off the back of an incredible campaign effort by CEPU members across the country. Just ahead of the Senate’s inquiry hearing into Australia Post’s regulatory changes, Australia Post and the CEPU have entered into agreements which provide the following outcomes for members: One in four delivery jobs will no longer be cut from the delivery model All posties employed at

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7
Jul

CEPU submission to Senate Inquiry into the future of Australia Post’s service delivery

In the last sitting of Parliament, the Senate referred the future of Australia Post’s service delivery for inquiry to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee. You can read and download a copy of that submission by clicking here You can click here to read and download a copy of a discussion paper, entitled The Future of Australia Post, authored by independent think tank Per Capita, commissioned by the CEPU,

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18
Jun

Senate establishes inquiry in to Australia Post; members force privatisation commitment

It has been a big week for CEPU members. We can’t remember the last time the future of our members’ jobs and your efforts to keep our communities connected have been a focal point of debate in our Parliament for what has been almost an entire sitting period.  And whilst a vote to disallow Australia Post’s service slashing, job killing regulation changes will not

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26
May

Protecting your health and safety, as Union workplace visits recommence

Early on, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to emerge in Australia, the Branch moved to suspend its workplace visit program, restrict public access to its Office location and roster attendance of its Officials, industrial staff and administration team in a way which minimises close physical contact with each other. Although ad-hoc attendance of Officials at members’ workplaces have proceeded where

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14
May

Australia Post CEPU members nationwide online briefing

Next week, your State Branch and National Union leadership team will address the many concerns our members have about Australia Post’s proposed changes to legislated service obligations, the effects the pandemic have had on your pay and safety and how the upcoming expiry of EBA9 is being approached. At a time where the COVID-19 pandemic has limited our ability to

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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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