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Bargaining Commences at Charters Towers Regional Council

Local Authorities May 14, 2021

We know you work hard to provide services to your local community at Charters Towers. That is why The Services Union is by your side as we seek to negotiate decent wages and conditions for our members. Your Union Representatives…

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Logan City Council Wants To Lock In Low Wages For Four Years

Local Authorities May 14, 2021

As a hard-working employee at Logan City Council, you deliver essential services each and every day to your local community. With this in mind – you deserve to be paid fair wages for the work you do and so you…

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Ipswich City Council Joint Consultative Committee Update

Local Authorities May 14, 2021

The Services Union attended Tuesday’s Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) with Ipswich City Council. The biggest talking point was the upcoming Certified Agreement (CA) negotiations. We will be surveying you shortly to develop our own Log of Claims so watch this…

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Union Moves Closer To Finalising Agreement at Carpentaria Shire Council

Local Authorities May 13, 2021

As members at Carpentaria Shire Council will be aware, there have been large delays getting your Certified Agreement (CA) over the line. The main reason for the delay revolves around whether Council pays below or above the Award for certain…

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Cairns Regional Council – Log of claims endorsement meetings

Local Authorities May 13, 2021

Certified Agreement (CA) negotiations are just around the corner at Cairns Regional Council and The Services Union has been working hard ensuring that we advocate for the conditions that are important to our members. Based on member feedback, Workplace Delegates…

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Mount Isa City Council – Joint Consultative Committee Update

Local Authorities May 10, 2021

The Services Union will always be there to represent Mt Isa City Council members’ interests at the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC), as it is a crucial element of your union-negotiated Certified Agreement (CA). At last Thursday’s JCC, we discussed the…

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The Cat’s Out of the Bag at Hinchinbrook Shire Council

Local Authorities May 7, 2021

Hinchinbrook Shire Council submitted a Request for help to make a Certified Agreement to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission late yesterday afternoon. This action proves what our members have known all along – what Council tells the public and what…

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QLD Urban Utilities 0% wage offer voted down

Local Authorities May 6, 2021

The Services Union wants to congratulate you in voting down the 0% wage offer. You deserve better! We need to stay strong as a Union to increase the wage offer in the Field Agreement. This will be important for all…

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CEO LOSES CONTROL OF MANAGERS AT CENTRAL HIGHLANDS REGIONAL COUNCIL

Local Authorities May 6, 2021

The Services Union is always by your side in your workplace but unfortunately your employer – Central Highlands Regional Council (CHRC) is not! Unfortunately, our Union has had to lodge dispute after dispute in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC)…

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Cairns Regional Council – Members to Shape Conditions

Local Authorities May 5, 2021

The Services Union is preparing to begin negotiations with Cairns Regional Council for your new Certified Agreement (CA). Members of our Union know we are by your side to support you throughout the process of maintaining and improving your working…

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