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PSA consultation on COVID-safe workplace measures

PSA consultation on COVID-safe workplace measures

On Tuesday 7 July the PSA and other unions were consulted on COVID-safe workplace measures and a return to the workplace for TfNSW employees. It is important to note that while strategies will be implemented to reduce the risk in workplaces, staff will be encouraged to continue to work from home wherever possible. Key takeaways from this meeting: Sanitation stations will be provided at key…

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Centre for Future Work webinars for union members

Centre for Future Work webinars for union members

The Centre for Future Work is holding a series of webinars on our rapidly changing workplaces. Titled What’s Next? Rebuilding after COVID & Mythbusting Austerity, the webinars will give union members throughout Australia an insight into how COVID-19, and government responses to the pandemic, will affect the way we work. The pandemic has created enormous disruption in the lives of working people, shutting down whole…

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Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak and current health orders

Victoria’s COVID-19 outbreak and current health orders

Working from Home The current general health order repeats the ability to work from home if reasonably practicable. It states: Direction of Minister about place of work The Minister directs that an employer must allow an employee to work at the employee’s place of residence if it is reasonably practicable to do so. The understanding of what is reasonably practicable has not changed, so if…

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Excess leave balances and access to leave

Excess leave balances and access to leave

The PSA has been made aware of a number of members who are continuing to have problems accessing flex leave due to their excess leave balances. This problem has only been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic and the inability for some individuals to take annual leave. The “Principles for requests to amend planned leave: Coronavirus context” allows for a common sense approach to managing excess…

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PSA member meetings support positive discussions with Early Childhood management

PSA member meetings support positive discussions with Early Childhood management

Many members over the last few weeks have let the PSA know that our regular Zoom meetings are a great way to stay connected, especially during this time when many people are working remotely due to COVID-19.  We thank you for dialling in and appreciate all the feedback we have received. We intend to keep these meetings going on a regular basis, so you can…

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