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Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council Drug and Alcohol Management Procedure – This Will Affect You!

Local Authorities December 12, 2018

The Services Union has been in discussions with Brisbane City Council (BCC) about the introduction of a Drug and Alcohol Management Procedure (DAMP) for the past 2 months. The development of a procedure was an agreed outcome of EBA9 negotiations….

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Redland City Council

What You’re Not Being Told At Redland City Council

Local Authorities December 5, 2018

Redland City Council CEO Andrew Chesterman went over the top yesterday when he tried to link The Services Union’s industrial action to Council’s response to bushfires on Stradbroke Island. No industrial action has actually occurred and (and this is a…

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Western Downs Regional Council

Western Downs Regional Council Bargaining Update #3

Local Authorities December 4, 2018

On Wednesday 28 November 2018, The Services Union and AWU met with Western Downs Regional Council to continue negotiating new Certified Agreement (CA). At the meeting the respective Logs of Claims were discussed in more detail, along with several draft…

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Moreton Bay Regional Council

Moreton Bay Regional Council Employees Deserve Fair Pay!

Local Authorities November 29, 2018

Moreton Bay Regional Council staff have been stuck with unfair wages and conditions as a legacy of now defunct legislation for nearly four years. Council removed previously agreed entitlements without compensation and forced down the wages of the lowest-paid female…

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Longreach Regional Council

Up and Away at Longreach Regional Council!

Local Authorities November 22, 2018

All members of The Services Union at Longreach Regional Council are to be congratulated for collectively delivering a great new Certified Agreement (CA). The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) certified your agreement earlier this week, and your new conditions are…

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Paroo Shire Council

Paroo Shire Council Agreement Certified!

Local Authorities November 22, 2018

Congratulations to members of The Services Union at Paroo Shire Council. The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission has ratified your new Certified Agreement, and it’s a great result. Members of our Union can take pride in the fact that you’ve collectively…

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Tablelands Regional Council

Tablelands Regional Council Agreement Ready For Endorsement

Local Authorities November 8, 2018

Following Tuesday’s Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) hearing, The Services Union is now in a position to seek member endorsement of the proposed Tablelands Regional Council Certified Agreement (CA). You will recall that at a previous QIRC hearing on 4…

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Logan City Council

Logan City Council Members Endorse Pay Offer

Local Authorities November 8, 2018

Congratulations to all members of The Services Union at Logan City Council who participated in the recent endorsement ballot for the proposed new Certified Agreement (CA). Members have voted overwhelmingly to accept Council’s proposed package, which will deliver: 2.5% increase…

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Barcaldine Regional Council

Conditions Secured at Barcaldine Regional Council!

Local Authorities November 7, 2018

Congratulations to you and your fellow members of The Services Union at Barcaldine Regional Council! Our Union today certified your new agreement at the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, and it’s a great result for all. Your new Certified Agreement (CA)…

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Ipswich City Council

Ipswich City Council Members Endorse Pay Offer

Local Authorities November 7, 2018

Members of The Services Union at Ipswich City Council have unanimously endorsed Council’s pay offer. The package comprises the following wage improvements: 2.75% increase (or CPI, whichever is greater) effective from the first full pay period on or after 1…

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