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SACS Disability Workers – Safety Is Paramount

Social & Communities March 31, 2020

The safety of people with disability and the workers who support them during the COVID-19 pandemic is critical. We know that. You know that. But the Federal Government has not implemented sufficient measures to ensure disability services continue in a…

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Temporary Shutdowns for Endeavour Employees – The Response to COVID-19

Social & Communities March 27, 2020

This communication is to provide Services Union members with the latest important information regarding recent changes at Endeavour Foundation, in response to COVID-19. Effective dates vary depending on what portfolio you’re employed within. These changes are being made to limit…

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SACS Workers, COVID-19 and your Workplace Rights

Social & Communities March 26, 2020

As workers in the Social and Community Services Industry, the work you provide to vulnerable members of the community is essential. Our Union has put that position to the State Government for the purposes of border movements, school access, redeployment…

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COVID-19 – Federal Government’s Response to Calls for Additional Support for NDIS Services

Social & Communities March 23, 2020

Over the last 48 hours, the Federal Government has made announcements about COVID-19 and the NDIS. These announcements do not respond to the urgent demands our Union put to the Government last week about greater access to personal protective equipment…

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Covid 19 Community Sector Rescue Package Recommendations

Social & Communities March 20, 2020

Further to our communication this week regarding paid special leave provisions in response to Covid 19 pandemic we wish to update you on the next steps our union has taken. Our Union together with the Councils of Social Service (COSS)…

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Social and Community Services – COVID-19 UPDATE SPECIAL LEAVE PROPOSAL

Social & Communities March 18, 2020

Our Union has written to the employers of our members working in the Social and Community Services (SACS) Industry about the sort of leave and working arrangements that should be put in place while dealing with the COVID-19 virus pandemic, while…

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Endeavour HSS Restructure – Waiver Period Ends at Midnight Tonight

Social & Communities March 18, 2020

This is a reminder that all non-members have until Midnight Wednesday 18 March 2020 (today), to join and receive the waiver we wrote to you about in last week’s communication, regarding the Home Site Supervisor (HSS) consultation process taking place across…

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Make the NDIS the Best It Can Be – Complete the Survey and Have Your Say!

Social & Communities March 16, 2020

Members are invited to take part in this online survey about working in disability services. The survey will help us understand the important work that you do, and how we can work with you to make the disability sector and…

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Endeavour Proposed Roster Changes for many Residential Home Staff

Social & Communities March 12, 2020

The Services Union is the Union supporting workers at Endeavour and this update is regarding the Home Site Supervisor consultation taking place across Endeavour sites, in Queensland (QLD), under the Home/Residential portfolio restructure. The information is intended to reach all…

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It’s Time to Ask Your MP – Vote Yes for PLSL! Let’s Make It A Reality!

Social & Communities March 11, 2020

Thank you to all who have already told their MP it’s time for Portable Long Service Leave for Social and Community Sector workers, just like you. If you haven’t had the chance yet – there is still time and all…

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