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Queensland Rail – Proposed Changes To Higher Level Operating Structures!

Rail October 15, 2019

Queensland Rail (QR) has commenced consulting on its proposed changes to the higher-level operating structure. As part of the initial consultation with The Services Union, QR has given assurances that the proposed changes will not impact on: Staffing levels Classifications…

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Queensland Rail – Radio Black Spots

Rail October 10, 2019

Dear Member We are receiving a large number of concerns from members about some difficulties with the new Qld Rail hand held radios.  We have heard of a number of Black-spots.  This issue was raised at the recent NGR Safety…

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Sunwater – Station Operations Survey

Rail July 12, 2019

The Services Union is getting continuous feedback about rosters, roster changes, the timeliness of roster change notifications and the number of unfilled shifts and the impact that this is having on the teams at Queensland Rail (QR). With the return…

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busy times for our members in the rail industry

Rail June 20, 2019

Workplace Delegates at Queensland Rail (QR) are been leading the way in enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) negotiations while our union office is being contacted by members with a broad range of issues across all levels of the business. Bargaining update…

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Qld Rail EBA Negotiations Update No. 2

Rail April 11, 2019

Rail Unions Officials and nominated bargaining Delegates attended a briefing session with QR Industrial Relations managers on Thursday 4 April 2019 where they outlined their bargaining protocols and proposed meeting schedule. Our Union was able to use this time to…

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Queensland Rail EBA Negotiations – Update Number 1

Rail March 8, 2019

As you are aware the EBA negotiations at Queensland Rail have officially commenced.  To start with, Union Officials are focusing on the Core Conditions that align across each of the agreements.  Once these conditions are negotiated or progressed to a…

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Queensland Rail – Have You Been Consulted?

Queensland Rail – Have You Been Consulted?

Rail October 9, 2018

There is a lot of work happening across Queensland Rail (QR), as always, and The Services Union is directly involved in consultation for some proposed changes. QR have provided us with a number of consultation packs for various proposals, and…

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The Services Union QR EBA Survey – HAVE YOUR SAY!

Rail August 30, 2018

The Services Union has begun to actively engage staff one to one in recent weeks with our Rail Organiser Jacqui Pedersen conducting visits on various floors in Rail Centre 1. It has been some years since we were able to…

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Great News For Aurizon Members – EBA Ballot Rejected!

Rail July 9, 2018

Great news for members today – the substandard Aurizon EBA has been rejected AGAIN! The Services Union has asked Aurizon to return to negotiations and we are now waiting to hear from them. In the meantime, union members continue to…

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Pigs Still Flying at Aurizon – Vote No!

Rail July 6, 2018

Pigs are still flying at Aurizon. If you haven’t voted yet, it’s important to Vote No to save your working conditions and entitlements. Please see the flyer below or download it here. If you are a Level 6 or 7,…

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