The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is a division of the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing union that was formed by amalgamation in 1994. The CWU represents members in Australia Post and subsidiary companies and Telecommunication Workers including Telstra and Optus.
The Victorian branch of the CWU has it’s Postal officials directly elected by Victorian members every four years and all Postal officials have come directly off the Job and are experienced in dealing with all areas of Australia Post. We are proud of our reputation of representing members without fear of favor and leaving no stone unturned when looking after members issues.
Minimum Wage Decision
The Fair Work Commission has increased the Minimum Wage by 3% from the first full pay period after 1 July 2019.
Please see the new pay-rates under the Road Transport Distribution Award – link to leaflet.
Workers under the most common classification -Transport Worker Grade 2 should receive $21.17 per hour or $26.46 per hour with the 25% casual loading.
There is still a long way to go before we win a Living Wage.
Please refer to the Australia Post Pay Rates for further details.