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At the federal level we have the Liberals and Labor lining up to entrench wages inequality in this country and hand massive tax cuts to the rich..

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 Sep 2019

Censure of Minister for Health

We had the minister there, who unarguably has made some intemperate remarks, beg Opposition members not to egg on the unions.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  21 Mar 2019

Lazy, Arrogant Treasurer Finally Gives Some Ground

Treasurer Gutwein’s approach to public sector wage negotiations has been in bad faith since day one.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  28 Feb 2019

Pay Increase for State Service Employees

We will be supporting this motion supporting the unions' collective campaign to have good-faith negotiations and for the wages cap to be scrapped.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

State Budget 2016: No Additional Funding for Health

The Minister for Health, Minister Ferguson, made what can only be construed as some misleading statements in the House yesterday about the question I asked him in question time.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016

Premier's Hypocrisy on Wage Increase

Given that you believe that members of parliament deserve up to a 2.4 per cent pay increase, do you agree it is reasonable for the state's 15 000 public sector workers to also expect a pay rise?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 May 2016

MPs Pay Rise Out of Touch with Community Expectations

At a time when 1200 public sector workers have lost their jobs and funding to health and education has been cut, the Tasmanian Industrial Commission’s recommendation to increase MPs’ pay by almost 11%  is completely out of step with...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  29 Feb 2016

Public Sector Stop Work Actions

The appalling mishandling of the public sector budget cuts has resulted in a serious break down of communication.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  27 Nov 2014

The Government's Union Offer that Wasn't

Under pressure from the Greens in Parliament today the Premier was forced to concede the government’s offer to the public sector unions is still open.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  6 Nov 2014

Industrial Commission Recommends Wage Freeze

The Treasurer, Peter Gutwein is clearly determined to pursue his collision course with public sector unions.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  3 Nov 2014

Liberals Fly in Lawyers

The Hodgman government’s refusal to negotiate a wage agreement with the public sector unions is set to cost the Tasmanian community further.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  31 Oct 2014

Upper House Adjourns Wage Freeze Bill

The Legislative Council has delivered another humiliating and embarrassing blow to the Hodgman government.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  25 Sep 2014

Wage Freeze Bill Backflip

The Treasurer’s backflip on his previous arrogant claim there were no problems with his wage freeze Bill vindicates all those the Liberals told to shut-up.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  25 Sep 2014

Wage Freeze Bill Gagged

The Premier has broken his promise not guillotine debate on his government’s controversial Crown Employees (Salaries) Bill 2014.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  18 Sep 2014

Wage Freeze-Supply Claim Wrong

The Liberal government‘ latest threat that blocking the wage freeze is to vote against Supply is not true.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  12 Sep 2014

Liberals Caught Out on Public Sector Pay Cuts

The Liberals have admitted that their legislation to cut public sector pay will not cover Judges, Magistrates, the DPP or the Solicitor General.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  4 Sep 2014

Public Sector Pay Freeze Bill

The Greens today moved an urgency motion seeking to have the Liberal government’s Crown Employees (Salaries) Bill 2014 immediately withdrawn.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  4 Sep 2014

Public Sector Pay Freeze Indefinite

The Liberal government is clearly intending to extend the public sector pay freeze beyond the announced 12 months.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  3 Sep 2014

Teacher Pay Cuts

The Treasurer has not rejected the allegation that his pay cuts will cost a first year teacher who has trained for five years $23 000 over three years.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  3 Sep 2014

Public Sector Wage Freeze

The Hodgman Liberal regime is recklessly proceeding with its public sector wage freeze without having secured any modelling on potential impacts on the economy.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  28 Aug 2014

Public Sector Wage Freeze

The Hodgman Liberal government must rethink their decision to impose a public sector wage freeze counter to last year’s agreement.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  23 Jul 2014

Libs Backflip on Public Sector Jobs

The Hodgman Liberal government’s true colours have emerged from beneath the thin progressive-veneer they had tried to recoat themselves with.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  25 Jun 2014