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Telstra return to the bargaining table


Ref: SLD 19/45 – 24 April 2019

CWUnion 

Urgent Bulletin

Victorian Telstra Members

TELSTRA PROTECTED ACTION UPDATE

 

Due to proposed forthcoming (ie next week) EBA discussions being programmed, the Union has suspended, from midnight tonight (24th April), the ‘ongoing’ bans on O/T (scheduled and unscheduled), Recall (emergency work and essential customer servicing work) and receiving/accepting stores at home.

At this stage, the GOC work ban will finish on Friday 26 April (Midnight) as previously advised.

Also, the periodic stoppages of work (1 hour) will continue until Tuesday 30 April, with members being advised as to the continuance of the stoppages after that date.

Members will be advised of any further developments as they come to hand. 

In addition, the support of our members in achieving this return to the bargaining table is to be congratulated.

 

1.     PERIODIC STOPPAGE OF WORK – 23rd, Wednesday 24th, Friday 26th, Monday 29th, Tuesday 30thApril.

Members are directed to engage in 5 periods of work stoppages – starting 7.00 am to finish 8.00 am on these days – Tuesday 23rd, Wednesday 24th, Friday 26th, Monday 29th, and Tuesday 30th April.Each stoppage will be a maximum 60 minutes duration, and apply to staff who have a work provided vehicle and are dispatched via an automatic dispatch terminal. This means members should not perform any work related duties between the hours of 7:00am and 7:30am (for members with a (paid) start time of 7:30am) and (for members with a (paid) start time of 8:00am), between  7:30am and 8:00am on 23, 24, 26, 29 and 30 April 2019 Note: this action does not apply to employees who are not field-based employees, who do not drive a company vehicle and do not have an on-site start time of 7:30am or 8:00am.

 

2.     WORK BANS AT THE GOC – Wednesday 24th and Friday 26th April (ending at Midnight).

Members employed at the GOC, 30 Henderson Rd, Clayton, Victoria, are directed NOT to perform any duties resulting from a referral/escalation from offshore partners to assist or resolve associated issues.Life and Limb exemptions apply.

 

3.     SUSPENDED: BAN ON PERFORMANCE OF ESSENTIAL CUSTOMER SERVICING WORK.

4.     SUSPENDED: BAN ON PERFORMANCE OF EMERGENCY WORK.

5.     SUSPENDED: BAN ON ADDITIONAL HOURS (Overtime) BOTH SCHEDULED &                         UNSCHEDULED

6.     SUSPENDED: BAN ON RECEIVING/ACCEPTING STORES AT HOME ADDRESS

 

In solidarity,

SUE RILEY Secretary, CWU (T&S) Vic | 0439 762 455 | 
sriley@cwu.asn.au
JOHN ELLERY Assistant Secretary, CWU (T&S) Vic | 0419 823 580 | jellery@cwu.asn.au
JONATHON WRIGHT, Recruiting Officer, CWU (T&S) Vic | 0490 503 829 | jwright@cwu.asn.au
LEROY LAZARO Secretary, CWU (P&T) Vic | 0422 546 814 | Leroy@cwuvic.asn.au
VAL BUTLER Industrial Officer, CWU (P&T) Vic | 0408 766 444 | vabutler@iinet.net.au

 

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