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Enough is enough: NSW public service workers vote for ongoing action against cuts to jobs and conditions

Enough is enough: NSW public service workers vote for ongoing action against cuts to jobs and conditions

Monday, 8 October 2012 NSW public service workers have this morning endorsed ongoing political and industrial action against the relentless cuts to jobs, work rights and services across NSW by the O’Farrell Government. At Sydney Town Hall and more than 46 locations across NSW, Public Service Association of NSW members endorsed a resolution calling on the NSW Government to: withdraw its application for a new…

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Public sector workers will stand up for jobs

Public sector workers will stand up for jobs

Protests by public sector workers will go ahead on Monday, as thousands face jobs cuts and cuts to conditions under the NSW Liberal Government. Public Service Association of NSW General Secretary John Cahill said that the anger of workers and their families about the threat of job loss and loss of rights is deep in the community, and will not be held back. "It is…

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NSW renames roads while cutting road safety, education and health

NSW renames roads while cutting road safety, education and health

The NSW Public Service Association has questioned the O’Farrell Government’s priorities after announcing $20 million on renaming roads. This follows cutting road safety, education and health. “Where are the government’s priorities? It’s hard to see how this is a top priority while the government is slashing jobs and services,” said NSW PSA Assistant Secretary Steve Turner. “Just two months ago the NSW Government cut jobs…

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Parramatta  child protection works stop work

Parramatta child protection works stop work

On Tuesday Parramatta CSC, Metro West Regional Office and Parramatta JIRT joined other offices across the state who've stopped work in protest at chronic under-staffing, job and program cuts, and ever-increasing red tape. The 60 strong members rallied outside the Community Services Macquarie Street office - sporting placards and cardboard cutouts to represent the number of unfilled vacancies - before marching on the office of local Parramatta MP, Geoff…

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Parramatta Community Services Staff walk out over understaffing

Parramatta Community Services Staff walk out over understaffing

Child protection staff at the Parramatta Community Service Centre (CSC) have this afternoon become the 10th office in NSW to walk off the job, voicing their concerns about the impact of inadequate staffing, according to the Public Service Association. The Parramatta CSC runs at a vacancy rate of almost 30%, leaving just 38 positions filled. The regional office, which services between Auburn and Lithgow and…

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