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Our HSU - Plan - Health Cuts

  1. 1. The ‘our HSU’ team Health cuts briefing Authorized by Mark Sterrey, RPA
  2. 2. This morning
  3. 3. more changes The NSW Government reduced the NSW Health Budget by $3 Billion over four years. $2 Billion cut from local hospital health budgets $775 Million cut through a ‘labour expense cap’ 3600 Jobs affected
  4. 4. This Morning “Savings could be found by cutting overtime” Jillian Skinner - NSW Health Minister
  5. 5. Previous changes The NSW Government has already Capped wage increases to 2.5% per annum for most NSW Government employees. Reduced workers compensation benefits by removing journey claims; capping time available for rehabilitation; and reducing weekly payments to injured workers after 13 weeks. Applied to slash the award conditions of 80 000 public servants Stripped $1.7 Billion from NSW Education
  6. 6. “At least 80,000 NSW public sector workers are set to lose salary benefits and conditions under sweeping cuts to their awards.” (Sydney Morning Herald, August 29, 2012) “Premier Barry O'Farrell says he has ‘no apologies’ for plans to cut public servants' entitlements such as annual leave loadings and penalty rates” (Daily Telegraph, 29th August, 2012).
  7. 7. the plan
  8. 8. the plan Protecting and improving your conditions means having a team ready to campaign from Day One The ‘Our HSU’ Team will immediately launch the campaign to protect our conditions from these cuts
  9. 9. the plan The first major strategy is organising new workers into the Union. Because a growing Union is a stronger Union
  10. 10. the plan The second major strategy is rebuilding our alliance with Unions NSW and the ACTU. Because HSU Members should never be left alone.
  11. 11. the plan The third major strategy is overhauling all our financial systems Because only an honest Union can be trusted
  12. 12. What can you do?
  13. 13. you can... 1. Join the campaign by signing up below. 2. Sign up to our Facebook page: http:// www.facebook.com/our.hsu.campaign 3. Forward this link to three friends: http:// www.ourhsu.com.au/index.php/our-plan/. 4. Volunteer to phone more HSU members like you: ourhsu@gmail.com
  14. 14. you have the power to create a new hsu
  15. 15. send us your feedback ourhsu@gmail.com

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