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Parks Place Jobs in Doubt Again

After almost eight months of waiting following two rounds of redundancies, staff are now learning their fate.  Parks have announced that their new structure would provide regional service delivery opportunities, yet the process forces many positions to be abolished and it's unclear amongst this contradiction whether its a career pathway for rangers just funded internally because it's still unclear whether there will be enough jobs at level and location for all affected employees.  CPSU members received a phone call yesterday informing them if they are on redeployment.    CP

Not Enough Radios, Keys or Staff

G4S to Push Ahead with Unsafe Rosters - Victoria’s largest maximum security jail will again be hit with industrial action Sunday morning from 8AM as prison officers walk out over the commencement of unsafe rosters.  There’s not enough radios or keys and Officer numbers will be reduced in the prisons units but G4S will push ahead with unsafe rosters.  It’s a recipe for a serious incident with the private operators motives clearly just about putting profit ahead of safety.  The prison is expected to hold nearly 1500 prisoners by the end of