Archive for 'Community and Public Sector Union'
If these attacks on public servants and public services, low and middle income superannuants, students, backpackers, middle aged dependent spouses and mums are what Labor is prepared to do to the Australian working class when we have the best performing economy in the world, imagine what it will do if the situation in Europe worsens and drags down the global economy and Australia with it.
Organise, organise, organise to stop the ruling class lackeys in charge of the ATO smashing unions in the workplace.
The Community and Public Sector Union National Executive has passed the following motion (moved by National Secretary Nadine Flood) to support the Equal Love campaign and in particular the demonstrations around Australia on 15 May. CPSU Executive Committee notes concerns expressed by members and delegates at discrimination against homosexual, bisexual and transgender people in the [...]
Here in Canberra local Labor Party Education Minister Andrew Barr has threatened teachers who impose any NAPLAN test bans with the loss of four hours pay under Rudd’s workchoices law, the Fair Work Act. Can somebody explain to me again what exactly the difference is between Labor and the Liberals? The Australian Education Union’s response does [...]
Here in the Australian Capital Territory the local Stanhope Labor Government has offered a pay increase of 1.5 percent, which in effect a wage cut of 2 percent. [Kim Sattler from Unions ACT has pointed out the offer is now 2% in the first year and 2.5% in out years and that all 8 unions [...]
Posted by Leonie, July 1st, 2009 - under ACTU, AMWU, ATO, Anna Bligh, Australian Council of Trade Unions, Australian Fair Pay Commission, Australian Labor Party, Australian Tax Office, Australian politics, BlighBorg, CPSU, Community and Public Sector Union, Fair Work Australia, Industrial action, Industrial relations, Strikes.
Queensland teachers are showing us that industrial action has a much better chance of getting real wage increases and protecting jobs than relying on Rudd’s largess and industrial laws.
The left wing Labour Government in the ACT is attacking workers and public services with Greens support.
The Territory’s budget is anti-worker and lays the groundwork for more savage attacks in the future.
Posted by Bill, May 3rd, 2009 - under ALP, ATO, Australian Tax Office, CPSU, Community and Public Sector Union, Demonstrations, Fighting back, Labor Party, Labor sackings, Living standards, Public Service, Resistance, Strikes, Tax Office, Trade unions, Unions, efficiency dividend, sackings.
By striking and stopping Government revenue, tax officers can win large wage increases and job security.
Posted by Bill, April 18th, 2009 - under ALP, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian politics, CPSU, Community and Public Sector Union, Fighting back, Great Recession, Kevin Rudd, Labor Party, Labor sackings, Public Service, Reformism, Resistance, Rudd, Rudd Government, Rudd Labor, Strikes, The Great Recession, Trade unions, Unions, efficiency dividend, sackings, unemployment.
According to Satuday’s Canberra Times, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has begun to carry out its decision to sack 180 staff. This week 31 learned they are going. More will get the boot in the coming weeks. My union, the CPSU, has done nothing but talk. Only mass meetings of all CPSU members to consider indefinite strike [...]