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It’s Time to Ask Your MP to Vote Yes for A Portable Long Service Leave Scheme for the Social and Community Services Industry – Let’s Make it A Reality!

Social & Communities February 18, 2020

As workers in the Social and Community Services Industry, you have a chance to make history and create real change for your Industry! The Community Services Industry (Portable Long Service Leave) Bill 2019, will go before Parliament for its second…

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The Services Union Uncovers Large Underpayment at Community Connection

Social & Communities February 14, 2020

The Services Union has uncovered a considerable underpayment of wages at Community Connection. For more than six years, Community Connection has paid employees performing Disability Support Work as Home Care Workers. This means that employees were shortchanged by nearly five…

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Max Employment Negotiations For Your New Agreement

Social & Communities February 5, 2020

Links: 30 January 2020 – EBA Bulletin No. 1  4 February 2020 – EBA Bulletin No. 2  Max Solutions Facebook page for employees The Services Union – Qld SNA – Max Employment EBA Bulletin Enquiries

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Safe Places for Children – What’s The Issue, Why Get Involved?

End of Year Update- The Services Union & Endeavour Foundation

Social & Communities December 23, 2019

Recently The Services Union (TSU) and Endeavour Foundation (EF) met for the final Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) for 2019. At the JCC our unions’ representatives raised the issues of most concern, as identified by members over the last quarter. The…

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Your Support to Achieve Portable Long Service Leave is Needed!

Social & Communities December 12, 2019

Another important step has been taken in making Portable Long Service Leave for Community Service employees a reality, but we still need your help! The Portable Long Service Leave Scheme for the Social and Community Services Sector Decision Regulatory Impact…

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Check your Pay – Pay Equity Day 1 December 2019

Social & Communities December 5, 2019

Members of the Services Union who work in the Social and Community Services Industry have been on a journey to realising equal pay for the past 7 years with the final increase being applied in December 2020. Our union ran…

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Cabinet Endorses A Portable Long Service Leave Scheme For You! Still Work To Do!

Social & Communities October 4, 2019

The Portable Long Service Leave Taskforce which includes The Services Union recently met with the Minister for Industrial Relations, Grace Grace MP. The Taskforce has recommended a Long Service Leave Scheme which will cover all employees whose employment is covered…

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NDIS MEMBERS – YOUR OPINION MATTERS

Social & Communities September 6, 2019

NDIS MEMBERS – YOUR OPINION MATTERS The ASU is conducting a survey of employees who work in the disability sector to hear your concerns, experiences and views in terms of NDIS Planning. The information we gather from this survey will…

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Portable Long Service Leave Takes Shape

Social & Communities September 3, 2019

A report to the IR Minister Grace Grace MP by the Portable Long Service Leave Taskforce has mapped out the look and timing of the key elements for a Portable Long Service Leave Scheme for the Social and Community Services…

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Safe Places for Children $$$

Social & Communities August 22, 2019

SAFE PLACES for CHILDREN “No Wage theft?” – But the $Money$ is flowing! Thousands! Members at Safe Places for Children can celebrate a major victory in their dispute about pay. It has been over 18 months since our Union started…

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