Downgrade of Medicare branch jobs a slap in the face
13 September 2012, 3:52pm
Medicare branch staff have expressed anger that DHS has downgraded their work.
In an unprecedented decision, DHS has started employing staff in Medicare
branches at APS 1 and 2 levels on temporary contracts to replace permanent APS 3
– 4 vacant positions.
CPSU members are raising serious concerns about how the decision will affect
their future job security and access to career development. The CPSU has called
on DHS management to commit to negotiating a comprehensive jobs plan for branch
The CPSU believes all Medicare branch staff should be recognised for the
important work they do and the essential services they provide to our
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