- 188 positions abolished
- 200 staff targeted for a wave of forced redundancies
- 170 redeployed staff pressured to surrender their jobs under the Voluntary Targeted Severance Scheme (VTSS) (Only 70 of which are affected by the 188 positions lost)
The Union for West Australian public servants has slammed the overnight decision by the Legislative Council to disallow the gold royalty increase.
"People working in public services have already done more than their fair share.
After eight years of the Barnett Government cuts, the public sector has been cut through the bone to the marrow."
With just 19 days to go till the expiry of the Agreement covering thousands of general public sector workers, CPSU/CSA members are gathering to ramp up the Union’s campaign across seven major sites in WA.
CPSU/CSA Branch Secretary Toni Walkington today welcomed the Government’s announcement of a Commission of Inquiry into ‘where the money went” as an opportunity to look into wasteful practices of outsourcing, contracting out and privatisation.