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  • News Date:
    Friday, June 12, 2015
    Body:

    FIRST Union has been in negotiations with ANZ this week through ERA facilitated bargaining. Any proposals coming from this will go out to members over the coming weeks for a vote.

  • News Date:
    Friday, June 12, 2015
    Body:

    We head into negotiations with BNZ in September. Delegate meetings to prepare for these negotiations will happen the week of 20th July in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland. Delegates will receive letters about this next week. 

  • News Date:
    Friday, June 12, 2015
    Body:

    We have been in collective agreement bargaining with Heartland, and there is now an offer to put to members.  A voting pack will be going out to Heartland sites today.

  • News Date:
    Friday, June 12, 2015
    Body:

    We have also been bargaining with Sovereign, and there is now an offer to put to members. A voting pack will be going out to Sovereign sites today.

  • News Date:
    Thursday, June 4, 2015
    Body:

    At a meeting last week Westpac told us they had increased the casual pool and branches shouldn’t be experiencing problems accessing casuals now. Westpac will investigate branches who have raised staffing concerns to check whether casual pool is being utilised as it should be. If you have not already advised us of staffing problems on your site and you want to be involved in this investigation please let us know.

  • News Date:
    Thursday, June 4, 2015
    Body:

    A lot of members asked whether when they take time off on approved leave that targets should be adjusted accordingly. Westpac have confirmed that they should, please advise your delegate or organiser if this is not happening at your branch/call centre.

  • News Date:
    Thursday, June 4, 2015
    Body:

    The effect of technology failures needs to be taken into account when considering CSR’s ability to achieve targets and appropriate adjustments need to be made. If you are a CSR and you have a performance review coming up please contact your local organiser to attend with you.  

  • News Date:
    Thursday, June 4, 2015
    Body:

    We will be targeting all banks in a campaign to get them to take demographics/geography into account when setting targets as we continue to find this is the biggest frustration and concern for members. We have raised at numerous forums and no movement has been made so we will be taking the message wider.

  • News Date:
    Thursday, June 4, 2015
    Body:

    We have formally requested BNZ adjust an employees targets for the period they are working in the bulk teller role. BNZ are looking into this.

  • News Date:
    Thursday, June 4, 2015
    Body:

    A communication will come out shortly from senior management at BNZ to all employees confirming that there is no impediment to them being paid for overtime worked and they should be paid.

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