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Friday, 28 November 2014


EBA PAY INCREASES
Australia Post


14 August 2014 - 0.5%
4 December 2014 - 2.5%






It is become increasingly difficult working at Australia Post as it is an industry that is facing structural change. This situation is made even worse by the current management who seem to have little commitment to fulfilling Australia
Post community service obligations to the nation.

It is hard to tell whether they are just incompetent or whether they are deliberately intent on wrecking the Corporation. The brain-drain has now become extreme. Managers go out the door with bags of gold taking their
decades of knowledge of what is a very unique industry, while more managers on higher rates of pay come in the other door with no idea of our industry or the Network.

The high risk decisions to commission the new parcel machine and introduce new phone systems at the Customer Contact Centre during the peak period were very poor decisions that have meant much inconvenience for the
community and much stress for the staff.

The continual ‘trashing’ of our brand in the media by the CEO in his efforts to convince the politicians to allow him to raise even more revenue while reducing services is not helpful.

(Remember Australia Post revenue increased to $6.4 BILLION from $4.9 Billion ((B.A.) Before Ahmed). The service standards and the two speed mail have become an embarrassment for our members.

All is not doom and gloom though, we have made some progress during the year. read more....



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