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Union Secures New Parklands Agreement

Local Authorities December 4, 2019

The Services Union along with the CFMEU and ETU met today with City Parklands Services (CPS) to finalise your new Certified Agreement (CA). The great news is that we now have an agreement in principle, with the proposed CA delivering…

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ipswich council

Ipswich Council Delegates Table Concerns Around Change

Local Authorities December 3, 2019

Workplace Delegates and officials of The Services Union met with People and Culture at Ipswich City Council yesterday for further talks regarding members’ concerns about potential structural change. People and Culture re-committed to working positively and constructively through the issues,…

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Goondiwindi Regional Council

Goondiwindi Regional Council Members Vote Yes!

Local Authorities December 3, 2019

Members of The Services Union at Goondiwindi Regional Council overwhelmingly voted ‘YES’ in the recent Certified Agreement (CA) ballot. Well done to all who voted! Our Union will work closely with Council towards prompt lodgement of the proposed CA with…

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Maranoa

Maranoa Bargaining Finalised – Now to Vote!

Local Authorities November 21, 2019

The Services Union advises members at Maranoa Regional Council that we have given in-principle agreement for your new Certified Agreement (CA) to go to a full staff ballot. Council will facilitate the voting process on Thursday 5 December 2019 for…

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Scenic Rim Council

Union Gets EBA Confirmation at Scenic Rim

Local Authorities November 21, 2019

The Services Union once again led discussions on several key topics at the Scenic Rim Regional Council Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) on Tuesday 19 November. Of most importance was the status of your Certified Agreement (CA). After a false start…

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Lockyer Valley

Union Monitors Issues at Lockyer Valley

Local Authorities November 21, 2019

The Services Union participated in discussions on several key issues at Tuesday’s Lockyer Valley Regional Council Joint Consultative Committee (JCC). The main topics were as follows: Organisational Effectiveness Review Management spoke about the review that is taking place with regards…

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southern downs regional council

Congratulations Southern Downs Members

Local Authorities November 5, 2019

Congratulations once again to all members of The Services Union at Southern Downs Regional Council! Nearly a month has passed since the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) delivered its Determination on your new Certified Agreement (CA). Your 2.5% back-pay (retrospective to…

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seqwater

Seqwater Employees are Getting ‘Tied’ of it!

Local Authorities November 1, 2019

SUBSTANDARD WAGE OFFER REMAINS The Enterprise Bargaining process remains stalled as Seqwater management continues to insist that you receive a smaller wage increase than anyone else in Queensland Government-owned corporations. The Services Union is continuing to press for an agreement…

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Livingstone Shire Council

Members Unite to Secure Conditions at Livingstone

Local Authorities October 28, 2019

After a 16-month campaign to protect your rights and improve conditions, The Services Union registered your new Livingstone Shire Council – Officers Certified Agreement (CA) at the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) on Friday 25 October 2019. This is an…

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moreton bay regional council

Union Certifies New Agreement at Moreton Bay Regional Council

Local Authorities October 28, 2019

Congratulations to all members of The Services Union at Moreton Bay Regional Council! We certified your new Agreement today, and it’s a great result. Highlights of your new Agreement include: Scrapping of inequitable two-tier wages Increments re-introduced for post-EBA3 staff…

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