The Labor Government has announced significant changes for the APS, including an important announcement on pay, and a better approach to bargaining and consultation. These announcements are a substantial shift from the previous Government’s approach to APS bargaining and industrial relations. Read more ...
Thanks for having your say on pay
With a change of government and genuine bargaining now back on the table, union members will decide the CPSU’s position on pay and conditions.
Thousands of members took the pay survey and told us that you want to see a pay claim that keeps up with the cost of living, pay increases delivered on time, and that any pay offer should be frontloaded, with a higher pay increase in the first year of the agreement.
Your feedback will now be used to build your union bargaining claim. Your workplace will be asked to provide feedback on the draft claim, before it goes to the CPSU’s Governing Council for endorsement.
Members will then have the opportunity to vote on the claim, which will form the union’s starting position for bargaining.
I still need to join the union
When we come to develop the union’s claim for bargaining, only CPSU members get to have a say and have a vote.
Join now so that you’re ready to be involved.
What about conditions?
Earlier in the year members completed a survey on the conditions improvements you want your union to stand for. Members said they wanted to see changes such as locking working from home rights into agreements, job security, better consultation, improvements to paid parental leave, and more.
You can download and read a full analysis here.