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Call for CSIRO leaders to fix bargaining mess 

The Staff Association has made a direct appeal to Senior CSIRO leaders and portfolio Minister Greg Hunt to provide a solution to the CSIRO bargaining stalemate; following the 70 per cent defeat of management’s enterprise agreement offer. More here.

Senate set to scrutinise public sector dispute  

The public sector bargaining stalemate is set for a showdown in the Senate, with the Education and Employment References Committee to conduct a quick fire inquiry into the Coalition Government’s bargaining framework. Full story here

Senior Executive salaries surge by 10 per cent

CSIRO has reported a ten per cent increase in the amount of money spent on Senior Executives salaries in the last twelve months, with the latest annual report revealing a surge in salary expenditure to $5.568 million. Special report here

Borders staff repel attack on conditions

Following hard on the heels of the CSIRO staff ballot, workers at the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) have voted to reject an enterprise agreement that proposed cuts to workplace rights by a whopping 82 per cent margin. The case now heads to arbitration at Fair Work. More here.

ABC Board stands up for independence

ABC Chairman James Spigelman has challenged the Coalition government, declaring criticism of its enterprise bargaining agreement - that eschewed the bargaining framework - as “a fundamental challenge to the independence of the ABC,” writes Katharine Murphy for Guardian Australia.

CSIRO & BOM State of the climate

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) and CSIRO have released their fourth biennial State of the Climate Report; providing a detailed picture of variability and trends in Australia's climate to inform planning accross the economy and environment. Read more on the report in The Conversation.
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