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Qld Rail Paid-Time Bargaining Update Meetings

Local Authorities October 16, 2019

Please be encouraged to participate in one of the following paid-time meetings to discussion where we’re at in the bargaining negotiations You can attend ONE of the paid-time meetings either by teleconference; video link or in person. Meeting details will…

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south-western councils

South-Western Councils Blitz

Local Authorities October 15, 2019

Members of The Services Union at south-western local authorities can expect some face-to-face contact in the coming weeks. Organiser Craig Dunn is undertaking a two-week tour of duty of workplace visits to Murweh, Quilpie, Barcoo, Bulloo, Paroo and Balonne Councils…

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southern downs regional council

Union Locks In Nine-Day Fortnight at Southern Downs!

Local Authorities October 10, 2019

Congratulations to all members of The Services Union at Southern Downs Regional Council! Late yesterday the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) delivered its Determination on your new Agreement, preserving your nine-day fortnight and other conditions until 1 July 2022. Additionally,…

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somerset

Somerset Regional Council – Union Takes Steps Towards Fair Pay

Local Authorities October 9, 2019

The Services Union today applied to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) for assistance to finalise the Somerset Regional Council Certified Agreement (CA). The unresolved issue is Council’s determination to maintain the inequitable two-tier wage system it opportunistically inserted into…

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Locality allowances

Do You Deserve Locality Allowances?

Local Authorities September 25, 2019

Do you deserve locality allowances? Do you deserve an additional week of annual leave? The Services Union thinks you do. In 2016 we were able to convince the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) that you do deserve these entitlements. Now…

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city of gold coast

City of Gold Coast Council – Members – Check your Pay Slip!

Local Authorities September 12, 2019

Congratulations to all members of The Services Union at City of Gold Coast Council! By staying strong through a very long negotiation, members achieved: 6.85% pay increase over three years (2.2% upon certification, 2.3% on first anniversary, 2.35% or CPI…

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unitywater

Unitywater – Entrenched Against Equity

Local Authorities September 5, 2019

The Services Union’s bargaining team met with Unitywater yesterday for further EBA discussions. It has become abundantly clear that senior management is fundamentally against the concept of an RDO. Not content with opposing a 19-day month for everyone, Unitywater is…

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douglas shire council

Douglas Shire Council – Bargaining On Track

Local Authorities September 4, 2019

Your Services Union Bargaining Team met with Douglas Shire Council today for the third round of negotiations. All Unions have now tabled and explained their respective logs of claims and so far, we are on track for a positive outcome….

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city of gold coast

City of Gold Coast Council – Agreement Proceeds To Vote

Local Authorities September 2, 2019

Members of The Services Union at City of Gold Coast are reminded that voting on your new Certified Agreement opens tonight. The ballot will be live from 12.01am on Tuesday 3 September until 11.59pm on Thursday 5 September. You will…

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No Change Without Consultation At Ipswich City Council!

Ipswich City Council – No Change Without Consultation

Local Authorities September 2, 2019

Members of The Services Union at Ipswich City Council are increasingly reporting that major structural changes are afoot. The one consistent factor across all reports is that there is no consistency in the nature of the proposed changes, sometimes even…

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