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Thursday, 10 May 2018

Births Deaths and Marriages – JCC meeting update

Your PSA delegates and PSA staff meet with Births, Deaths and Marriages management on a quarterly basis, through the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC).

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Thursday, 10 May 2018

Maitland management fails to communicate with staff on legitimate WHS hazards

A WHS hazard was brought to the PSA’s attention last month. The issue concerned Collections Maitland staff being directed to cart their own office chairs and special office equipment to…

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Thursday, 10 May 2018

POVB bulletin – Donations in memory of Nathan Conaghan

As members would be aware on 28 April 2018 the sudden passing of Nathan Conaghan was announced. Nathan, who worked at Kirkconnell Correctional Centre as an Overseer, was only 30-years-old…

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Thursday, 10 May 2018

Service NSW newsletter – 2.5 per cent pay rise on its way

Service NSW delegates and PSA Industrial staff have concluded negotiating your Award.

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Thursday, 10 May 2018

Juvenile Justice – Update on Youth Officer Role Descriptions

The Department recently updated the Youth Officer Role Descriptions and provided us with a three-week consultation period for feedback.

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Thursday, 10 May 2018

"NDIS allows NSW to abandon the most vulnerable people in the state", Stewart Little - The Newcastle Herald

The NDIS is having a tough time. Scott Morrison's decision to drop his increase to the Medicare levy has left funding in a precarious position.

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Wednesday, 9 May 2018

This Federal Budget 2018 – A note from General Secretary, Stewart Little

We’ve just seen the latest in a long line of terrible Federal budgets handed down by this Liberal/National Federal government. Our only consolation is that it may be its last.

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Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Job Cuts Revenue NSW Maitland

Stewart Little, General Secretary, Public Service Association of NSW at Revenue NSW Maitland where 35 jobs are being cut. More on Channel Nine News later and in the Mercury. Stewart…

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Tuesday, 8 May 2018

POVB bulletin

Long Bay MSPC 1-4 benchmarking committee has worked tirelessly on their proposal. It will be presented to all staff today. We will give further information after the meeting.

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Monday, 7 May 2018

Childstory the rage continues

ChildStory - the rage continues - May 2018 (pdf version) Child protection workers, including administrative support workers, continue to be frustrated by the excuses they keep getting from the FACS…

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Friday, 4 May 2018

National Parks and Wildlife Service – Senior Field Supervisors 3 Role

As you would be aware, the PSA lodged a dispute in the Industrial Relations Commission (IRC), after having to intervene when AWU and OEH were agreeing to a new Award…

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Friday, 4 May 2018

Journey Insurance – for travel to and from the workplace

Many members would recall the heinous action back in 2012 when the current Liberal government abolished Workers Compensation for ‘journey claims’ – incidents which occurred on the way to or…

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Friday, 4 May 2018

Revenue NSW – 35 job losses!

Back in early February Management put forward a proposal to “Blend” the functions of the Services and Collections Team.

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Friday, 4 May 2018

Schools - HR/payroll rollout

The PSA reported to all SAS Staff and General Assistants in schools that members had reported being advised of new dates for the rollout of the new HR/Payroll system.

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Friday, 4 May 2018

Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions - EAGP restructure update

As detailed in the PSA’s most recent bulletin, the PSA wrote to the ODPP to raise members’ concerns over the restructure.

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Friday, 4 May 2018

Local Land Services restructure announcement

The PSA has been advised by the management of Local Lands Services that it intends to restructure in the following areas -

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Thursday, 3 May 2018

iCare PSA Salary increase and JCC bulletin

Your award, the Insurance and Care NSW Award 2017 ensures that any increases awarded to staff under the Crown Employees (Public Sector – Salaries 2017) Award will be given to…

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Thursday, 3 May 2018

PSA training courses

It is a well-established union principle that an active, educated membership is essential in building greater power to represent members in the workplace.

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Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Welcome back to school

By now, most SAS Staff members will have returned from vacation and are settling in for another busy school term. The PSA hopes you enjoyed your break and are feeling…

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Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Time for you to vote on your new Award

The final draft Award is now ready for you to vote on. PSA staff and delegates have been negotiating with Service NSW Management for some months. The key wins are...

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