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People Matter Employee Survey

People Matter Employee Survey

The Public Service Commission is conducting a survey throughout the public sector on the values, ethics and culture of their workplaces. It’s open to all employees, full-time and part-time, casuals, apprentices, graduates, temporary employees, contractors and people on leave. The PSA encourages member to participate so it can reflect our collective workforce experiences and be used as a useful benchmark for future surveys. Public sector…

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

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, says the Public Service Association of NSW.  The government has proposed radical cuts to conditions, including:  Winding back provisions for carers; Cutting penalty payments for shift workers; Cutting allowances for workers in remote locations; Cutting…

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NSW Govt flags Victoria-style dismantling of TAFE

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 today. The Government's endorsement of measures outlined in the Public Sector Commission of Audit released last week will see TAFE institutes underfunded in favour of private training companies in the name of greater competition. "The…

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PSA/CPSU News - 13 August 2012

PSA/CPSU News - 13 August 2012

Good afternoon members, Today’s news is about local community networks and their activities. Unions NSW is in the process of setting up local community union networks throughout NSW. The purpose of these groups is to campaign locally for great jobs, a thriving community and to give the local community a voice.  Below is a list of events involving the Local Union Community Councils (LUCCS) that will…

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Job cuts jeopardise effective road safety strategy for NSW

Job cuts jeopardise effective road safety strategy for NSW

The NSW Public Service Association fears recently announced job cuts at the Centre for Road Safety could remove staff with the specialist skills needed to successfully implement the state’s new Road Safety Strategy. The PSA calls on the State Government to place all staff cuts at the Centre on hold until a final Road Safety Strategy is released with input from the community, workers and…

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