Essential Energy, a government-run electricity company, is trying to get out of its Enterprise Agreement with 2,300 employees, by applying to the Fair Work Commission to the have the agreement terminated.

The company says it wants to remove “restraints, restrictions and inefficiencies”.  In other words, Essential Energy wants to cut conditions, freeze wages and sack around 800 workers.

Australians have always believed when you make an agreement, you stick to it.

Click here to tell Essential Energy CEO Gary Humphreys that ending the agreement with his workforce, won’t improve services or lead to lower power prices.

If you’d like find out more, click here for a video with more info that includes a speech by Steve Butler, Secretary of the Electrical Trades Union NSW, that he gave to Labour Council last week.

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