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Gladstone Ports Corporation Enterprise Bargaining

Ports & Private November 15, 2019

The Services Union is preparing to initiate bargaining process across all relevant Government Owned Corporations (GOC) including the Gladstone Ports Corporation in 2020. Your Enterprise Agreement (EA) expires on 31 October 2020. Our Union held meetings with members recently and…

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PORTS UPDATE – Workplace Delegates Holding Management To Account!

Ports & Private June 20, 2019

Making sure management is held to account is something that has been keeping our Workplace Delegates busy at the Ports! Recently, our Union has been in dispute over a number of matters on behalf of members at Gladstone Ports Corporation…

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Seqwater Management takes a dry approach to Flexible Work Arrangements

Ports & Private June 13, 2019

As members would be aware negotiations for a new Seqwater Enterprise Agreement are continuing. On 11 June 219 your Workplace Delegate Damian Long and Industrial Officer Drew Cutler attended a full-day of EA negotiations at ICON. So far, your Union…

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Runs on the Board for SEQWater Employees

Ports & Private March 14, 2019

With negotiations for the new Seqwater Enterprise Agreement underway, your Services Union bargaining team has already ensured you can maintain job security for the next 3 years. Seqwater has agreed that there will be no forced redundancies for the life…

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Negotiations Commence At SEQWater

Ports & Private February 27, 2019

The Services Union has commenced negotiations for a replacement Enterprise Agreement at SEQWater. The member endorsed Log of Claims was presented to SEQWater management on Tuesday 26 February 2019. Based on feedback from members, some of the key issues our…

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North Queensland Bulk Ports – Changing Course?

Ports & Private March 17, 2015

Last Wednesday (11 March 2015) Union representatives met with management representatives of North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP). The meeting was held at the request of the Union for two very simple reasons. We wanted to discuss when the negotiations for…

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Worried about job security?

Ports & PrivateEnergyRail January 23, 2015

So are we. That’s why we’ve been out fighting hard with the Not4Sale campaign every day since the election was called.   Job security is one of the biggest issues our members are concerned about in this election, particularly in Government-Owned…

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Privatisation – What’s in it for the Bosses

Ports & PrivateEnergy August 20, 2014

New South Wales power industry heavyweight Vince Graham, the Chief Executive Officer of Networks NSW, has let the cat out of the bag. He thinks that the power industry should be privatised to cut employees’ wages and conditions. In fact…

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North Queensland Bulk Ports- Are your Conditions at Risk?

Ports & Private June 4, 2014

Negotiations for your next Enterprise Agreement are about to start!  This was signaled when management issued their letter (a Notice of Employee Representational Rights) to employees last week. It’s about time!  Your Union has been trying to get management of…

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No Good News for Water Instrumentality Employees in Industrial Relations Amendment Bill

If the Industrial Relations amendment legislation is passed in its present form it will remove from employees any capacity to actually bargain for wages and fair conditions. While protected industrial action will still exist, it will almost be impossible to…

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