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PSA Media release 22 September 2016 - Proof Minister sat on his hands, did nothing on foster crisis

The Public Service Association (PSA) wrote to Family and Community Services Minister Brad Hazzard more than a year ago warning of the many issues arising in the privately run foster care system. Mr Hazzard’s response was shocking, claiming there were no issues – in fact he was: “ …proud of the improvement in the care of our most vulnerable children.” PSA Assistant General Secretary Steve…

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Game Licencing Unit Work, Health & Safety (WHS) survey

Game Licencing Unit Work, Health and Safety (WHS) survey - September 2016 (PDF version) Earlier this year the PSA defended a former Game Licensing Unit (GLU) employee over the termination of his employment. After lodging an unfair dismissal claim at the Industrial Relations Commission of NSW the parties attempted conciliation in front of the Commissioner. The parties eventually reached an out-of-court settlement. The above case…

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FACS - Stop the Secret Sell Off of NSW Public Services - Protest 21 September 2016

Stop the Secret Sell Off Protest 21 September 2016 (PDF version) The Baird Government is undertaking a mass privatisation by stealth, with details on how they will affect the people of NSW shrouded in secrecy. Members across Family and Community Services know how hard it is fighting cruel and sneaky privatisations, such as the failed privatisation of Out of Home Care, the sell-off of prime…

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OSR Maitland Bulletin

OSR Maitland Bulletin - 19 September 2016 (PDF Version) This bulletin is to update OSR Maitland staff on the progress of the long-running dispute between the PSA and OSR Management regarding the incorrect grading of Grade 1/2 roles OSR Management also refuses to refusal to provide a meaningful response to the your union’s extensive submission from February 2016 outlining why an upgrading of the role…

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Corrective Services teachers strike today – show your support

Teachers who work in NSW prisons are taking 24 hour strike action today, Wednesday 14 September, to protest the abolition of the qualified teacher workforce in Corrective Services. A protest rally will be held in Macquarie Street outside Parliament House at 11.30 am. All members are urged to show your support for our Corrective Services colleagues by sending a message to your local MP. (A…

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