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PSA’s A Real Choice campaign

PSA’s A Real Choice campaign

PSA's A Real Choice campaign - April 2016 (PDF version) Getting the message out A key part of the campaign has been to alert the community to the critical, but often unseen work being undertaken by members in ADHC and to raise the alarm about what will happen if these people are lost to the disability sector. The PSA has also been focussed on highlighting…

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Family & Community Services Temporary Employment & Conversion

Family & Community Services Temporary Employment & Conversion

Temporary Employment & Conversion in FACS - March 2016 (PDF version) Changes to your employment legislation means members in long-term, temporary or higher duty roles face losing their positions if action is not taken. This bulletin covers the background, details and actions required on this important issue. GOVERNMENT SECTOR EMPLOYMENT Act (NSW) 2013, Regulations 2014, Rules 2014 This legislation replaced the former Public Sector Employment…

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Public Works - Restructure Update

Public Works - Restructure Update

Public Works member update - Restructure - 24 March 2016 (PDF version) On Monday, 21 March 2016 the PSA met with NSW Public Works (PW) management and other unions to discuss outstanding issues with regard to the ‘restructure’ of the Government Architect’s Office (GAO) and Sydney Region Project Management (SRPM), as well as the creation of the new entity, Public Works Advisory (PWA). The PSA…

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Corrective Services update re 'Market Testing'

Corrective Services update re 'Market Testing'

Corrective Services update to all members - 'Market Testing' - 24 March 2016 (PDF version) Following Sunday’s Telegraph article on ‘market testing’ at John Morony, the PSA launched an extensive media attack highlighting the dangers of privatising this facility and other prisons. On the afternoon of Tuesday 22 March, the department convened a meeting for the purpose of briefing all union delegates of groups affected…

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Email broadcast to all members in Corrective Services - 21 March 2016

Email broadcast to all members in Corrective Services - 21 March 2016

On Saturday 19 March I received a text from Commissioner Severin saying a story would be running in the morning about “Market testing the John Morony Correctional Centre”. On Sunday morning 20 March, the PSA released this media alert. Later in the day, I received this letter  from the Commissioner announcing the opening of 1000 new beds across the system and also inviting the PSA…

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