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Noosa Shire Council’s Undercooked Offer

Local Authorities March 5, 2021

Hard working working employees at Noosa Shire Council, deserve to be paid for the important service delivery work they do for their local community. Unfortunately, their employer doesn’t think the same way as The Services Union. Our Union met with…

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LOGAN CITY COUNCIL – JOINT CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE UPDATE

Local Authorities March 3, 2021

As your ally in the workplace at Logan City Council, The Services Union understands the importance of promptly addressing key issues. That’s why our Union will always ensure that your Certified Agreement (CA) includes strong provisions around the operation of…

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Toowoomba Regional Council – Bargaining Update #1

Local Authorities February 26, 2021

On Thursday 17 February 2021, the Single Bargaining Unit (SBU, comprising the Unions listed below) commenced negotiations with Toowoomba Regional Council for new Certified Agreements (CAs). All parties tabled and explained their respective Logs of Claims. While the Council’s Log…

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Logan City Council Members – Have Your Say!

Local Authorities February 25, 2021

The Services Union will shortly commence negotiations with Logan City Council for your new Certified Agreement. We have held workplace meetings and now is the time to formally tell us how you want to approach these negotiations. Feedback so far…

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Union delivers at Torres Strait Island Regional Council

Local Authorities February 25, 2021

The Services Union met with Torres Strait Island Regional Council yesterday to work towards finalising your new Certified Agreement. Below are the highlights of the new draft CA and are all significant improvements on your current provisions. Draft 2021 CA…

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Noosa Shire Council – Union Commences Bargaining

Local Authorities February 24, 2021

The Services Union met with Noosa Council yesterday for round one of negotiations for your new Certified Agreement (CA). We exchanged our Log of Claims with the Council and emphasised that our members deserve a fair wage increase over the…

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Noosa Shire Council Members – Tell Us What You Think

Local Authorities February 17, 2021

The Services Union will shortly commence negotiations with Noosa Shire Council for your new Certified Agreement. We will need to ensure our bargaining position is unified, concise and focused from the commencement of bargaining. Now is the time to tell…

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Moreton Bay Regional Council – Paying Lawyers to Avoid Paying You

Local Authorities February 16, 2021

The Services Union fully understands the importance of the work you and your colleagues put in to deliver essential services to your local community, especially if you work in a front-line role. That is why we have been supporting members…

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Western Downs Regional Council – We Need Your Input

Local Authorities February 15, 2021

The Services Union will always be by your side to advocate for better working conditions at Western Downs Regional Council. That’s why we made sure to negotiate a provision in your current Certified Agreement (CA) for members of the Enterprise…

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Toowoomba Regional Council EB Log of Claims – Endorsement Meetings via Zoom

Local Authorities February 15, 2021

Further to our newsletter emailed to members last Tuesday we reiterate that The Services Union will commence negotiations on Wednesday 16 February with Toowoomba Regional Council for your new Certified Agreement (CA). We are holding Zoom meetings on Tuesday 16…

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