Canberra Health Services: Public Health Emergency Direction 2021

The HSU has received correspondence from Canberra Health Services regarding the Public Health Emergency Direction 2021. As a result of the Direction, CHS has developed and released a procedure for consultation detailing how this relates to and affects any worker currently engaged by CHS. You can view a copy of the draft procedure at the below link:

Member feedback requested

The HSU industrial team is currently reviewing the potential impacts of the proposed change on affected employees. We are now seeking feedback, views and comments from our members.

Please review the documentation and provide comment and feedback by close of business 28 October 2021. You can submit it by email to [E-Mail not displayed] with subject line CHS Emergency Direction.

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