Hank Jongen

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Name: Hank Jongen
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

No budget emergency for bureaucrats

Centrelink ... office shopfronts are being upgraded while the government cracks down on payment recipients. Source: DailyTelegraphTHE federal Department of Human Services is spending about $1 million a month on office upgrades and refurbishments, at ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

28 July 2014 - CPSU action forces delay on pay offer vote

The Department of Human Services is disappointed the Community and Public Sector Union has indicated it requires extra time for bargaining and consultation on the department's draft agreement. As a result, the CPSU sought a conciliation conference through ... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 2 reports

Human Services postpones pay vote, shrinks offer

The federal Department of Human Services has broadsided the Community and Public Sector Union over the union’s tactics to prolong the contentious enterprise bargaining process, saying that it will now have to review its current pay offer to staff because ... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Human Services below inflation pay offer set for rejection

It’s the pay rise you have when you’re not having a pay rise.The Department of Human Services (DHS) has officially offered close to 30,000 of its staff a conditional and conspicuously below-inflation increase on present salaries that sets the stage for ... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Public servants angry over pay offer below inflation (ABC)

, 9:34 pmThe Federal Government's largest department has been offered a wages deal that is substantially below inflation and would require public servants to forfeit conditions.Under the proposal, the best possible outcome the 30,000 employees of the ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

DHS workers offered 1.15 per cent – at most

The federal government has offered tens of thousands of public servants at its biggest department a pay deal that is nearly 2 per cent below inflation.And the Department of Human Services says the offer will be slashed to just 0.75 per cent per year if ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

CPSU says 500 more jobs could go from Human Services

The Community and Public Sector Union has warned its members that the Department of Human Services is planning to axe more jobs from the welfare bureaucracy.In a bulletin sent to members on Friday, the federal public sector’s main union said that “DHS ... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dying mum denied disability pension

Candice McLean, 22, has been diagnosed with terminal cancer and given less than a year to live. She is the mother of 7-year-old Enjay Davies Source: News LimitedA YOUNG Darwin mum with terminal cancer who is confined to a wheelchair has been denied the ... [Published Northern Territory News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Human Services 13-hour-day rosters become industrial battleground

Public servants could be required to work from as early 7am in the morning to as late as 8pm at night under what appears to be an ambitious bid by the Abbott government and the Department of Human Services (DHS) to expand the boundaries of what is considered ... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Union outrage as Human Services prepares 'shocker' squeeze on work conditions

The federal government’s biggest department is accused of trying to squeeze an extra $100 million of work each year from its public servants – for free.But the giant Department of Human Services has returned the union’s fire, accusing the Community and ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Coping with the myGov crash: how Australia is fixing its tax system glitches

| Views: 140 The Australian financial year started this week and the country’s online tax system, myGov, was overwhelmed with users - causing it to crash. FutureGov has exclusively caught up with the team working on the system to understand how the problem ... [Published FutureGov - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Human Services battles CPSU over pay cuts, leave and flex time erosion

Almost 35,000 staff at the federal Department of Human Services (DHS) could have personal leave and flex time significantly curtailed and their working week extended by up to half an hour under proposals floated in the current round of enterprise bargaining ... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jun 27 2014]

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"we are not asking our staff to sacrifice annual leave, it is true that the agreement allows for an additional six minutes a day but we believe that that's not unreasonable" Mr Jongen said
"we have explored every possible option in developing the new agreement and have invited input from all bargaining representatives, including the cpsu" Mr Jongen said

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No budget emergency for bureaucrats [Published Townsville Bulletin - 15 hours ago]
28 July 2014 - CPSU action forces delay on pay ... [Published Noodls - Jul 29 2014]
Human Services postpones pay vote, shrinks offer [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jul 28 2014]
Department of Human Services wage poll plan col... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 28 2014]
Human Services below inflation pay offer set fo... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jul 24 2014]
Public servants angry over pay offer below infl... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Jul 24 2014]
DHS workers offered 1.15 per cent – at most [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 23 2014]
CPSU says 500 more jobs could go from Human Ser... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jul 21 2014]
Dying mum denied disability pension [Published Northern Territory News - Jul 18 2014]
Human Services 13-hour-day rosters become indus... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jul 15 2014]
Union outrage as Human Services prepares 'shock... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 09 2014]
Coping with the myGov crash: how Australia is f... [Published FutureGov - Jul 04 2014]
Human Services battles CPSU over pay cuts, leav... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - Jun 27 2014]
Bliss in welfare [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 27 2014]
Amputee in despair at refusal [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 25 2014]
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