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Council resolves to bust bargaining impasse  

Staff Association Councillors met in Melbourne recently to discuss a range of topics - headed by the resolution of enterprise bargaining - and to appoint new Executive and Council members to vacancies created due to redundancies. Full report here
 

Survey results confirm trouble for Executive  

The results of a Staff Association bargaining survey - conducted in the months following last October's enterprise agreement ballot - highlight huge problems for CSIRO's Executive in managing employee relations. Read more here
 

Aussie science advice for dealing with Trump   

"Dr Michael Borgas, who spent 15 years advocating for employees at CSIRO, said there were lessons from the Australian experience that could be useful to scientists in the United States." More here.  

International Women's Day 2017

This year’s theme for International Women’s Day (IWD) is #BeBoldforChange, calling on all people to play a part in forging a better, more inclusive and gender-equal working world.
More information and event details here

Delegates make a real difference  

Volunteering as a Staff Association delegate is not only a way to put something back into the CSIRO workplace, it’s also an opportunity to develop your communication, problem-solving and negotiation skills, writes Sam Popovski

Budget cuts harmed 
biosecurity 

Quarantine staff feared three years ago staff cuts would threaten the biosecurity of Australia's multi-million-dollar agricultural industries. CPSU warned that budget cuts would lead to more biosecurity incursions. More from ABC Rural
 
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