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  • Telstra faces potential strike over pay row

    Telstra workers could be poised to strike after union members voted for the option of industrial action amid an ongoing pay row.

    Written by Eleanor Dickinson25 Feb. 19 16:58
  • Regional NBN contractors sacked

    Around 55 technicians working on the Telstra copper network connecting and maintaining the national broadband network were sacked on the spot on Friday, the CEPU said.

    Written by Byron Connolly11 Aug. 17 17:00
  • Union slams latest fibre-to-premise trial in Tasmania

    The Communications Electrical Plumbing Union (CEPU) has accused Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull of “wasteful duplication” over his commitment to a new trial of overhead electricity infrastructure to deliver a fibre-to-the-premise NBN in Tasmania.

    Written by Byron Connolly26 Feb. 14 10:39
  • Telstra defends state of its copper network

    Telstra’s director of government relations James Shaw has defended the condition of the telco’s copper network, saying it’s difficult to accept claims that it is “falling apart.”

    Written by Byron Connolly17 Dec. 13 13:38
  • Union to meet with Telstra as telecom job cuts pile up

    The Communications Workers Union, the communications branch of the Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union (CEPU), plans to meet with Telstra on Tuesday to learn more about the telco’s restructuring plans and what they mean for industry jobs, according to CWU national assistant secretary Ken Hardisty.

    Written by Adam Bender23 May 13 11:33