icare's board must resign over systemic failures - 4 Aug 2020

icare's board must resign over systemic failures - 4 Aug 2020

The board of NSW's failed workers' compensation scheme must resign, following revelations they signed off on a move to deny 17,000 sick and injured workers proper compensation, says the Public Service Association. A parliamentary inquiry on Monday revealed among a myriad of failures that the icare board sought to terminate payments to 17,000 sick and injured workers. CEO John Nagle resigned late last night following…

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Salaries Case to continue

Salaries Case to continue

The PSA’s fight for a salary increase will continue later this month after the hearing did not conclude before the Full Bench on the additional days allocated for the matter (being 24, 30 and 31 July). An additional three days have been set aside for 10,11 and 12 August to try and finalise the matter. The matter has been seriously delayed by the Government’s refusal…

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New training for August and September

New training for August and September

Whether you’re still working from home, are slowly coming back to the workplace, or you never left, there’s never been a better time to undertake some training. At this stage, we are running a mix of face-to-face and online training in August and September, and we want you to come join us. We are running full-day face-to-face courses, half-day workshops or one-hour webinars. Of course,…

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Update on changes to the EPA division structures

Update on changes to the EPA division structures

On Wednesday, 29 July, the PSA met with the EPA to discuss the upcoming divisional changes and administration review. The EPA shared with the PSA plans to create a sixth division, which will likely be focused on providing technical and specialist advice to the other divisions. The EPA also stated that, at this stage, the functions of the other divisions are still being explored. The…

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Worth 100%:  Your pay rise, PSA SAS Staff Recognition Week and Permanency

Worth 100%: Your pay rise, PSA SAS Staff Recognition Week and Permanency

Well it’s been a busy few weeks of term three already with members and the PSA hitting the ground running. We hope you all had a restful break and are ready for another unusual and challenging term with the PSA behind you all the way. Your union knows it is you who have played a vital role in keeping schools running, supporting students, teaching staff…

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