Last week HACSU leadership met with Martin Foley MP, the new minister responsible for both mental health and disability services to raise some of the following issues:
Health and Community Services Union (HACSU)
The two Wesley Mission information sessions on classification and wage rates scheduled which were postponed earlier this month have been re-scheduled as follows:
- Thursday 15 January 11am: 9 Civic Square, Croydon
- Wednesday 21 January 11am: 280 Thomas St, Dandenong
These sessions are designed to give you information on Equal Pay and your wage rates and classifications to assist you with understanding your pay.
HACSU understands that some DHS managers are referring to issues discussed in PDS sessions during a disciplinary process. This is contrary to the Enterprise Agreement as Schedule C sets out the disciplinary process and clause 21 sets out the PDS process:
- Clause 21.12.4(g)
- Clause 1
So if you find yourself in an unsatisfactory performance process as per Schedule C and management refer to having raised / discussed the matter at hand with you previously in PDS this is what you should do:
Members are reminded the HACSU office will close Wednesday 24 December 2014 and re-open Monday 5 January 2015. Please note it may take some time to respond to the backlog of emails and voicemail messages when we return, so please bare with us.