Together in Child Safety, Youth and Women

 Staff in the department of Child Safety, Youth and Women have a very important role that is sometimes overlooked.

Right now, staff are bargaining for a new agreement. Check this page for the latest on our action to secure better wages and a better working life.

If you aren't already a member, join today!

Bargaining 2018

Together members are seeking a stand-alone agreement to ensure that issues specific to your work in CSYW start to be addressed.

The key issues raised by members are:

  • Resourcing for reasonable workloads,
  • Classifications and career pathways for AO, PO and OO positions
  • Equity between Child Safety and Youth Justice
  • Maximising permanent employment

Click here to see the full log of claims.

You can find all your negotiation updates here.

Protected Action is on! Friday 16 November

Winning real and meaningful action on these issues won’t come easy but history shows a strong union is the way to do it. To be strong everyone needs to be a union member, get active and be willing to take action around the things that matter.

Indefinite work bans are in effect for Child Safety members in certain locations.

A statewide day of action is taking place on 16 November!

See a list of current actions here.

Join your union

Make a difference with thousands of your colleagues by being part of your union in CSWY.

The more union members, the stronger we are in the workplace. We are always stronger together.

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Together members have access to a range of benefits and services including professional indemnity insurance as part of their membership.

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Help at work

Together members have easy access to advice and assistant on workplace matters.

Whether it’s a question about your entitlements or your manager want to meet with you about an investigation, Together is here to help.

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