Monthly Archives February 2021

‘Absolute rort’ – Union slams NBN Co for splashing $78 million in senior bonuses while leaving workers unpaid and Australians without basic internet

The union representing NBN Co workers says it’s disgusting that the NBN Co has handed out $78 million in bonuses to its most senior employees during the last 6 months of the pandemic, whilst workers are having their pay cut and in many cases, going unpaid, and Australians are left without basic internet. The union is calling for the Federal Government to intervene in NBN Co to stop exorbitant bonuses and scrap the pyramid contracting scheme it’s using to deliver the project. CEPU Communications Union National President Shane Murphy said “The reports today that NBN Co is dishing out millions
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Telstra corporate restructure – Member Q&As

Late last year, Telstra announced it was embarking on a corporate restructure, of unprecedented proportions, that would essentially see the company split into three wholly-owned subsidiaries. As previously reported, the three subsidiaries have been referred to as – InfraCo Fixed would own and operate ducts, fibre, data centres, subsea cables and exchanges InfraCo Towers would own and operate physical mobile towers Telstra ServeCo would own and operate software defined networking and focus on innovation and services Very few details have emerged since our last bulletin to you on this matter. However, this Q&A document has been created to assist members
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