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Police union wins salary increase in award dispute | Newcastle Herald



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The state’s police officers will receive a pay rise back-dated to the beginning of this financial year – though the wage increase will be less than the 2.5 per cent called for by the Police Association of NSW. The NSW Industrial Relations Commission yesterday afternoon published its decision at the end of a long-running dispute between the union and NSW Police over pay, which began almost a year before the existing award – introduced in 2017 – was set to expire last July. The police union was calling for salaries and salary-related allowances to increase by up to 2.5 per cent in the new award – the paramedics union was calling for the same rise. The NSW Commissioner of Police and Health Secretary both opposed any…

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