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Public Sector Meeting. Issue #2079

WA: Unions give Premier the mail

On 10 November 2023, more than 400 public sector workers representing unions with members in the West Australian Public Sector rallied in the Perth Town...

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Issue #2042

Call Unanswered

Unanswered phone calls at Services Australia reflect the attraction and retention issues plaguing the Australian Public Service (APS), according to the Community and Public Sector...

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Issue #2045

Outrageous assault on peace and vulnerable Australians

The naval nuclear reactors for Australia, announced today, represent one of the lowest points in Australian democracy in living memory. Unimaginable expenditure – up to...

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February 2024, the CPSU/CSU held its annual union delegates convention (DELCON). Issue #2090

WA: Public sector unions plan action for pay and conditions

Over 22 and 23 February 2024, the CPSU/CSU held its first in-person annual union delegates convention (DELCON) since pre-COVID 2019. Attended by over 110 delegates...

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Issue #2046

The fight against public service austerity

No matter how much employers want workers to understand otherwise, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a boom period for capital. Finance capital, represented most obviously...

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Wallet with credit cards. Issue #2072

West Australia: Public Sector wages update

In the build-up to the Western Australian government releasing its next wages policy before the end of the year, the State Treasury offered a briefing...

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Issue #2053

Outsourcing’s shadow workforce

The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) says it is pleased to see that the Albanese Labor government has uncovered the scale of outsourcing within...

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Building In Johannesburg, South Africa Issue #2059

The corporate state

Taxpayers are funding an inefficient system of outsourcing, wasting billions of dollars, in a process riddled with conflicts of interest that results in massive private...

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Public Sector Alliance logo. Issue #2068

Public Sector Alliance WA campaign for new industrial agreement

On Monday evening 14th August 2023, at the CSA Centre in Perth, the peak union body Unions WA, launched its campaign for a new industrial...

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Melissa Donnelly Team group photo. Issue #2084

Messy year for Public Service union

In December, Melissa Donnelly, National Secretary of the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU), celebrated “strong support for the Melissa Donnelly Team across all positions”...

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Medical appointment via telehealth. Photo: hillside7 – pixabay.com Issue #2050

For-profit health in the trolley

In the language of privatisation, Sydney’s public trains call the millions who use the system daily, not commuters, but “customers.” Now, with Woolworths, the giant...

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