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Statement – Fair Work Commission outcome

As a result of further discussions held under the auspices of the Fair Work Commission (the Commission):

  • the CPSU has agreed to withdraw its current notices of industrial action commencing in the week of 13 February 2017 at the Department of Human Services (the Department); and
  • the Department has agreed to withdraw its application for an order to stop etc (unprotected) industrial action.

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Response to further claims about online compliance activity

Claims made today about the Department of Human Services’ online compliance activity do not accurately represent how the system works.

General Manager Hank Jongen said the system was designed to identify differences between Australian Taxation Office and Centrelink payment records, and was performing the task as intended.

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