News

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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19
Nov

Important: Transition to Telstra’s new legal structure

Members would have received information from Telstra yesterday regarding their progression to a new legal structure. Most members employed by Telstra today will be impacted by the restructure and will be required to enter in to a new contract of employment with their new employing entity. There are some important dates for members to be aware of, those are: Next

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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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10
Nov

Securing your hard-won Australia Post pay rises in our rebounding economy

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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12
Oct

CEPU statement on Telstra mandatory vaccination policy

Telstra have confirmed that the company intends to proceed with implementing its mandatory vaccination policy. Nevertheless, the consultation process with your Union has resulted  in a shift of Telstra’s original position, in the case of timing, where the deadlines have been extended outside of NSW and Victoria, genuine medical exemptions and third-party access to Telstra facilities – to a degree.

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6
Sep

Telstra seeks to mandate vaccination

Telstra has notified the Union of its intentions to seek to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for parts of their workforce, including those where: You frequently interact with customers and other members of the public; You are required to work in high-risk locations with vulnerable persons or in locations that might lead to COVID-19 outbreaks if infected people come into contact with

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3
Sep

IMPORTANT: NSW COVID-19 restrictions, permits, vaccination requirements, legal advice

The NSW Government has announced strict new measures to mitigate the risk of community and workplace transmission of COVID-19 in NSW – particularly across Local Government Areas (LGAs) of concern. Many of the restrictions will affect members employed across our industries, who cannot work from home. As of today, NSW LGAs of concern include: Bayside, Blacktown, Burwood, Campbelltown, Canterbury-Bankstown, Cumberland,

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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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24
Aug

New restrictions for NSW authorised workers

Strict new restrictions to mitigate against COVID-19 community and workplace transmission across Local Government Areas (LGA) of concern were announced last week by the NSW Government. Many of these restrictions will affect members employed across the postal and telecommunications industries, who cannot work from home. Currently, NSW LGAs of concern include: Bayside, Blacktown, Burwood, Campbelltown, Canterbury-Bankstown, Cumberland, Fairfield, Georges River,

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