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Upskill while in Isolation with ASU Career Launchpad

General April 3, 2020

Make the most of your time in isolation and brush up on some new workplace skills! The full 2019 ASU Career Launchpad program is now available to view on demand. Catch up on all the webinars you missed last year…

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Coronavirus Information and Updates

General March 17, 2020

Please CLICK HERE to have your questions about COVID-19 and work answered.   In this very unprecedented time, The Services Union will always be by the side of its members. Please read our previous Member updates below. 1 April 2020…

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Members Achieve Safeguards at Noosa Shire Council

Local Authorities April 9, 2020

The Services Union has been advocating for Noosa Shire Council to introduce special Pandemic Leave in line with other Queensland local authorities.  The good news is Council has agreed to provide 15 days’ Pandemic Leave for employees. All members at…

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An important message about changes to your Superannuation from our loyal partner – QSuper.

General April 9, 2020

Please find an important message about changes to your Superannuation from our loyal partner Q Super. 1 April 2020 insurance reforms are now live The new insurance legislation about when default insurance cover is provided through superannuation took effect from…

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General April 8, 2020

Are you dealing with difficult people during the Coronavirus pandemic? This has been an incredibly challenging time for many ASU members, particularly those on the front line, working in customer facing roles in aviation, call centres or other customer/client services….

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Local Authorities April 8, 2020

We all know that we are in an unprecedented, difficult time. But it is not the time for any local government worker to be stood down or let go. Local government workers form an essential part of community support and…

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Consultation, Not Stand Downs – City of Gold Coast Agrees

Local Authorities April 7, 2020

A successful outcome has been achieved today for members of the Services Union employed at the City of Gold Coast.  Our Union was notified late yesterday of Council’s intention to stand down employees commencing from this week.  We made an…

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Members Achieve Safeguards at Logan City Council

Local Authorities April 6, 2020

At the recent Logan City Council Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) meeting, The Services Union requested that Council provide employees with four weeks’ Pandemic Leave in line with Brisbane City Council’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.  We also wrote to the…

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Union Advocates for Safeguards at Scenic Rim

Local Authorities April 6, 2020

The Services Union participated in last week’s Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) at Scenic Rim Regional Council.  With EBA negotiations on hold for the foreseeable future, the main topic of conversation was the circumstances around the current pandemic. We are pleased…

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City of Gold Coast Council Can’t Do This!

Local Authorities April 6, 2020

The Services Union has today been notified by the City of Gold Coast Council that it intends to stand down employees commencing from this week. Council has made this decision without any consultation with possibly affected employees or the Union….

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Union Wins Stand-Down Safeguards at Cairns Regional Council

Local Authorities April 3, 2020

Workplace Delegates and senior officials from The Services Union spent several hours today in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) to resolve the issue of Cairns Regional Council standing down its library staff. We’re pleased to report that we reached…

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