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Mount Isa City Council – Union Monitors Restructure

Local Authorities November 25, 2020

The recent Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) meeting revealed that the interim CEO is implementing what he describes as an “Interim Organisational Structure”. In response to our request for more details around this proposal, the Interim CEO has stated that it…

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Toowoomba Regional Council – Union to commence negotiations in February

Local Authorities November 23, 2020

The Services Union will begin negotiations with Toowoomba Regional Council for your new Certified Agreement (CA) on Wednesday 17 February 2021. Our Union is by your side throughout the process of improving your working conditions and we need to know…

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Hinchinbrook Shire Council – When is a rollover not a rollover?

Local Authorities November 20, 2020

The Services Union is fully aware of the efforts you and your colleagues at Hinchinbrook Shire Council have gone to in order to keep delivering vital services to your community throughout the pandemic and beyond. That’s why we understand that…

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QUU Steals Christmas

Local Authorities November 20, 2020

Public Holidays CANCELLED by QUU Management Right before Christmas, the season of giving, Queensland Urban Utilities (QUU) Management steal your Christmas Holiday! The Services Union knows how important the Christmas break is to our members and that’s why we won’t let…

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Brisbane City Council – Here’s to a very flexi Christmas!

Local Authorities November 18, 2020

Members of The Services Union at Brisbane City Council have every right to expect a problem-free approach to flex time. That’s why we’ve asked the Council for assurances that you and your colleagues should not be experiencing any problems either…

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Gympie Regional Council – Union Stands for Job Security

Local Authorities November 12, 2020

Members of The Services Union at Gympie Regional Council have flagged ongoing concerns about potential changes to Council’s organisational structure. These concerns are due to the ever-evolving corporate structure situation. Because of those concerns, we participated in a specially convened…

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Isaac Regional Council – Pay Offer Still Lagging

Local Authorities November 12, 2020

As your ally in the workplace, The Services Union knows that you and your workmates at Isaac Regional Council deserve a new Certified Agreement (CA) that keeps your income on a par with your colleagues. Last week we met with…

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Scenic Rim Regional Council – Further EBA Progress

Local Authorities November 11, 2020

The Services Union continues making strides towards a workable new Certified Agreement (CA) at Scenic Rim Regional Council, having concluded meeting number two last week. We had positive discussions around the following items: Four days paid leave for auxiliary firefighters…

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Brisbane City Council – We’re Nearly There!

Local Authorities November 9, 2020

You and your fellow members of The Services Union at Brisbane City Council have voted in significant numbers to endorse the proposed EBA10. Our Union’s member endorsement survey resulted in 94% in support of the Agreement. We’re pleased to advise…

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Torres Strait Island Regional Council – Union Win Approaches $Millions

Local Authorities November 4, 2020

After months of consultation, The Services Union has got formal recognition from Torres Strait Island Regional Council that Stream A (indoor and supervisory) staff have regularly been working 38 hours per week instead of 36.25 and have not been paid…

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