Any further changes to workplace laws should improve job security, rights and protections for the millions of people in insecure work, not hand more power to employers. In its submission to the review of the Fair Work Act, the ACTU will propose reforms within the framework of the existing legislation to improve the rights to collective bargaining and the safety net for insecure workers.
Workplace bullying and harassment cost the public sector $2.6 million last year after more than 100 public servants lodged workers compensation claims over repeated assaults, threats, verbal abuse or harassment from co-workers.
on Tuesday, 21 June 2011. Posted in News
To celebrate this week’s United Nations Public Service day the CPSU/CSA have commissioned three short films entitled Everyday Heroes, to be shown at a special screening at the State Library of WA, on Thursday 23rd of June 2011 at 5:30 PM.
In flagging another 400 public service job redundancies the Barnett Government is again demonstrating its contempt for the people who provide WA’s essential public services and the people of WA who depend on them.
“Not only is the Barnett Government looking to bring in WorkChoices-style changes for people in the WA public sector, they’re now shedding important public sector jobs at a time when WA’s economy is booming and the population is growing,” said UnionsWA Secretary Simone McGurk.