Member Story: Advancement and a back-pay win, It pays to be a CPSU member

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I was still being paid Apprentice wages until the CPSU stepped in
Advancement and a back-pay win
It pays to be a CPSU member

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The CPSU Member Service Centre stepped in to assist CPSU member Christopher who had not been advanced to the APS3 level despite successfully completing an Indigenous Apprenticeship Program twelve months prior, and who was still being paid Apprentices wages.

Taking the issue up with management, the MSC organiser ensured that the Department advanced the member in accordance with the Enterprise Agreement and back paid him for the 12 months he had been underpaid at the incorrect level.

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