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Thursday, 26 July 2012

Use of force in prisons: job numbers critical

The NSW Ombudsman’s review into the use of force in the state’s prisons contains useful recommendations, but ignores the critical issue – job numbers, the NSW Public Service Association says.…

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Tuesday, 14 August 2012

O'Farrell takes axe to shift penalties, carers' leave, remote living allowances

Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers face losing access to shift penalties, carers’ leave and allowances for living in remote areas under award changes proposed by the NSW Government,…

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Tuesday, 14 August 2012

NSW Govt flags Victoria-style dismantling of TAFE

The NSW Government's flagged reforms to the TAFE system will undermine quality skills training and lead to a proliferation of shonky private operators, the Community and Public Sector Union warned…

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Friday, 17 August 2012

Prison officers reject needle exchange program for NSW jails

The Public Service Association of NSW, which represents prison officers, urges the State Government to rule out following the ACT trial and implementing a needle exchange program in jails across…

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Tuesday, 21 August 2012

Western Sydney community services staff walk out in protest at lack of staff, resources

Community services child protection workers in St Marys and Penrith have stopped work for an hour this afternoon over concerns about the impact of inadequate staffing, according to the Public…

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