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Thursday, 8 October 2015

PSA News - 8 October 2015

PSA calls for better training for Special Constables in wake of Parramatta shooting - Nine News PSA Acting General Secretary, Steve Turner has called on the Government to ensure that…

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Friday, 4 September 2015

PSA News – 4 September 2015

PSA demands Out of Home Care report remove vulnerable kids from motels The PSA was on the front foot with a media release before the unveiling of a new report…

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Friday, 14 August 2015

PSA News – 14 August 2015

MUA win – workers back at work In a major win, last night the Federal Court granted an order sought by the MUA to stop Hutchison Ports from dismissing almost…

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Monday, 27 July 2015

PSA News – 27 July 2015

Government ceases Home Care transfer negotiations in march towards privatisation In what may well be a defining moment for the Baird administration in its relentless privatisation push, without any discussion…

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Wednesday, 15 July 2015

PSA News – 15 July 2015

40% pay rise while 2.5% forced on NSW public servants While PSA members are grudgingly handed a 2.5 percent pay increase, the Baird Government is a little looser with the…

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Thursday, 25 June 2015

PSA News - 25 June 2015

Workers compensation survey Members are encouraged to participate in the workers compensation survey currently being undertaken by WorkCover NSW. Participants are asked to share their opinions about the customer service…

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Friday, 15 May 2015

PSA News – 15 May 2015

Invitation to Parliamentary Forum on workers compensation Greens MP David Shoebridge is holding a Parliamentary Forum to discuss workers compensation in NSW, in particular the damaging impact of the 2012…

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Monday, 20 April 2015

PSA News – 20 April 2015

Annual Conference 2015 The PSA’s 2015 Annual Conference will be held on Thursday 28 May and Friday 29 May. All members are invited to nominate to attend conference. First time…

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Friday, 17 April 2015

Capability Framework and Performance Development Framework

Capability Framework and Performance Development Framework bulletin - 17 April 2015 (PDF version) PSA members covered under the Government Sector Employment Act (2013) and School and Administrative Support Staff may…

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Thursday, 9 April 2015

2.5 per cent win in major pay case

On 8 April, the President of the Industrial Relations Commission agreed to make the Public Sector Salaries 2015 Award. A 2.5% increase under that award is effective from the first…

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Monday, 30 March 2015

PSA News – 30 March 2015

NSW Electoral Commission – a job well done Congratulations to PSA members in the NSW Electoral Commission for their outstanding work in relation to the State Election over the weekend.…

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Monday, 23 March 2015

Vote to Defend Public Services

As an employee in the NSW public sector, you have first-hand experience of the impact government policies have had on service delivery. As an employee in the public sector, you…

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Tuesday, 3 March 2015

PSA News - 3 March 2015

The time to stand up and fight back is now. ACTU National rally Wednesday 4 March. Sydney 12:30pm 4 March 2015 Parliament House Macquarie Street Sydney Newcastle 10:00am 4 March…

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Friday, 20 February 2015

PSA News - 20 February 2015

Unions NSW Scroll of Honour for Mary Court Hard working PSA schools member, Mary Court has been honoured with the Unions NSW 2015 Scroll of Honour for her services to…

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Monday, 2 February 2015

PSA News - 2 February 2015

Advocacy and Case Management Officers (several positions) The PSA is recruiting suitable people to train as Advocacy and Case Management Officers (ACMOs) to work within its Member Support Centre (MSC). The MSC…

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Friday, 19 December 2014

PSA News – 19 December 2014

New pay claim The PSA has commenced the process to secure an increase to the Public Sector Salaries and related awards. The current award expires 30 June 2015. On 12…

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Tuesday, 2 December 2014

PSA News - 2 December 2014

No extra claims case The capacity of the PSA to run matters in the Industrial Relations Commission on behalf of members is currently on the line in a case before…

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014

PSA News – 18 November 2014

Draft Assignment to Role Guidelines Thank you to those members who participated in the PSA survey on the Public Service Commission’s Draft Assignment to Role Guidelines. This survey was completed…

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Friday, 7 November 2014

PSA News – 7 November 2014

TAFE Changes Moratorium Bill The TAFE Changes Moratorium (Secure Future for Public Provision of Vocational Education and Training) Bill 2014 which was introduced by The Greens’ John Kaye is before…

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Friday, 24 October 2014

Positive outcomes

Tara McCarthy reinstatement a victory For the last 18 months the PSA has been working to have Tara McCarthy, the first female deputy Commissioner in the history of the State…

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