Hank Jongen

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Name: Hank Jongen
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 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 - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 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 - 21 hours ago]
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]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Medicare woes

MR HANK Jongen responded to my letter regarding Medicare, which I do appreciate. MR HANK Jongen responded to my letter regarding Medicare, which I do appreciate. However, some points he raised make me wonder whether he has actually walked from the CBD ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Service apology

I AM very sorry to hear of Glennis Sleurink's dissatisfaction with her recent visit to our Launceston Service Centre (Your say, June 12). I AM very sorry to hear of Glennis Sleurink's dissatisfaction with her recent visit to our Launceston Service Centre ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 27 2014 - 1 reports

Bliss in welfare

CENTRELINK staff will meet face-to-face with Townsville amputee Robert Bliss for the first time next week, after denying him a disability pension.Mr Bliss, who has had one leg amputated and is expected to lose his remaining leg within weeks, was denied ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 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
"there have been 13 days of bargaining, more than any other agency, and the department is committed to putting the agreement to the vote as soon as possible" Mr Jongen said

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Human Services below inflation pay offer set fo... [Published GovernmentNews.com.au - 20 hours ago]
Public servants angry over pay offer below infl... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 21 hours ago]
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]
Medicare woes [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jun 19 2014]
Service apology [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Jun 17 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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