As expected, the 16-17 Mid-Year Review exposes Band-Aid fixes, waste and no planning for the future of WA.
It proves years of decimation to the public service; with just 3% growth in public sector staff trying to cope with the service demands of an 11% population boom in WA since 2011.
In a long battle, School Registrars have received nearly half-a-million dollars in back-pay, proving it pays to be part of your Union.
Since 2015 CPSU/CSA has been lobbying the Department of Education to provide an on-call allowance to members who’ve been undertaking relief coordination outside of working hours.
The number of stress related claims in WA has increased by 25 per cent in the last four years.
Community Public Sector Union/Civil Service Association WA secretary Toni Walkington said the figures were a direct consequence of staff and funding cuts within agencies.
It has been a hard year for members at Banksia Hill, but we are taking the first steps in the right direction with 7 new OSH Reps trained and ready to make work life safer in the juvenile facility.
Evidence of cover-ups and dishonest reporting will be discussed at a Parliamentary Committee hearing for Public Affairs today.
For months’ staff have been told no plans were in place, but now there is concern for hundreds of workers who are disappointed with the lack of consultation from the Housing Authority, in regards to a possible move to Fremantle. [November 4, 2016]