The CWU was due to meet with Decipha on Thursday, 24 September for enterprise bargaining negotiations. But Decipha negotiators cancelled the meeting.
The most recent enterprise bargaining meeting with Decipha was held on Wednesday, 16 September.
In that meeting Decipha negotiators said that they wanted a roll over agreement. And they wanted the union to drop off on its claims. But this time they were prepared to forgo their claims for greater workforce flexibility (i.e. reduced notice for roster changes and reduced minimum hours for new employees) and for the overtime meal allowance to be paid after 2 hours. And they put a wage offer of 3% p.a. over 3 years on the table.
The CWU negotiators indicated that the “top line” issues based on membership feedback were:
Other issues identified by members that Decipha has indicated it was happy to implement were:
Whatever they come back with, it is Decipha workers who must have the final say.