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In recent months, as we have been working hard to rebuild your Union, it has been drawn to our attention how little has been reported in the mainstream media, or directly to members, about the decisive election result in late 2012 that put the new team in charge. We would like to set the recordContinue reading
Until recently, the Community Health sector was covered by the Public Health Sector Agreement. However, the stand-alone Community Health centres were separated out from this Agreement by the Baillieu government. Community Health has long been under-serviced and this formal divorce only intensifies the inequity between the sectors. We must not allow this disparity to crystallise.Continue reading
Negotiations continue to resolve issues surrounding the $15 million attached to the Public Sector EBA. The original agreement, which included provision for a reclassification review, was reached while the Union’s Branches were one entity: HSUeast. The de-merger process, which saw the re-creation of HSU Branch No.1, HSU Branch No. 3 and HSU NSW, has hadContinue reading
The Union is keen to encourage as many members as possible to pay their Union dues by direct debit. Traditionally, members have been able to pay their dues in a variety of ways. However, as you are no doubt aware, we are keen to run the Union in the most cost effective way possible. DirectContinue reading
On 24 December Craig McGregor met with Cabrini health professional members to discuss and draft a log of claims for bargaining. Members were very engaged in the process and there was an excellent discussion around the log. Negotiations are now getting underway with a meeting with management being held on the 24th as well. OurContinue reading
The Royal Park RMH Sub-Branch had a members’ meeting in mid-December to discuss the restructure proposed by RMH management. While there was little clarity around what was being planned by HR, members agreed that consultation needed to happen before any changes went ahead or were taken to the next level. Craig McGregor together with LeighContinue reading