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More than 1200 regional public sector jobs go up in smoke

More than 1200 regional public sector jobs go up in smoke

Media reports today of the loss of up to 120 Rural Fire Service jobs pushes the toll of public sector job losses in regional NSW to more than 1200 staff, according to the Public Service Association of NSW (PSA). Regional towns and communities that depend on public sector employment will be hit by a devastating loss of frontline services, economic damage and social fragmentation. PSA…

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O’Farrell Government attacks conditions of up to 100,000 public sector workers

O’Farrell Government attacks conditions of up to 100,000 public sector workers

The NSW Public Service Association has condemned the NSW Government’s Industrial Commission application to slash the job security, conditions and benefits of up to 100,000 public sector workers in NSW. The Government has proposed radical cuts to conditions, including: Cutting leave loading; Cutting penalty payments for shift workers; Cutting allowances for living in remote areas; Winding back carers’ leave; and Tightening rules around parental leave…

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Lismore caseworkers walk out over understaffing

Lismore caseworkers walk out over understaffing

Community services staff at Lismore have refused to meet Minister for Community Services Pru Goward today, walking off the job in protest at understaffing and a lack of resources, according to the Public Service Association of NSW. Assistant Secretary Steve Turner said Lismore staff could not in good faith accept a visit from Minister Goward while she allowed staff shortages and ongoing job cuts to…

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O’Farrell dismantles school support infrastructure

O’Farrell dismantles school support infrastructure

The $1.6 billion education cuts announced today by the O’Farrell Government will leave schools, parents and students without support for the continued delivery of quality public education, according to the Public Service Association of NSW. General Secretary John Cahill said the NSW Government is driving enormous cutbacks in school support staff numbers and resources, setting many schools up for ongoing failure and loss of services.…

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Edgeworth, Cessnock caseworkers walk out over understaffing

Edgeworth, Cessnock caseworkers walk out over understaffing

Community services child protection staff in Edgeworth and Cessnock have stopped work for an hour this afternoon over concerns about the impact of inadequate staffing, according to the Public Service Association of NSW.

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