Meet our National Industrial and Research Officer.
Shay Deguara first started at the PSA as an Organising Works Trainee in 1999 after being a Delegate in the finance sector. After several years as an Organiser he became an Industrial Officer, then an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Officer for the union leading some significant prosecutions to support our members having safer workplaces.
He was Manager of the PSA CPSU NSW Industrial Support unit from 2017 until 2022.
Mr Deguara currently works for the national union, the Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) as the National Research and Industrial Officer, working with different state branches such as the PSA CPSU NSW.
The role helps branches of the CPSU in issues such as maintaining governance requirements, adhering to health and safety policies, coordinating training, co-ordinating national vocational groups and working on submissions.