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Have You Accessed This Exclusive Member Benefit?

General May 13, 2019

As a member of the The Services Union, our members have exclusive access to the ASU Career Launchpad professional development program! If you haven’t already, make sure you activate your exclusive ASU Career Launchpad member portal here. Simply enter your…

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Joint Statement from The Services Union and Together

General June 21, 2019

Our values as a union mean we strive for fairness and equality for everyone. We want our workplaces and our communities to be diverse, inclusive and free from violence, discrimination and harassment. These values inform our work every day within…

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The Workers’ psychological support service is helping queenslanders in need

General June 20, 2019

A new independent support service has been launched to help Queenslanders experiencing Work-related psychological injury. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Ros McLennan says the free and confidential service is available to any Queensland worker experiencing work-related psychological injury to…

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Consultation on a PLSL for SACS continues – Show your support!

Social & Communities June 20, 2019

Portable long service leave for the Social and Community Services industry is getting closer with the Stakeholder Taskforce (the Taskforce) established by the Minister for Industrial Relations, Grace Grace MP continuing to meet fortnightly. Along with the Services Union members…

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ENERGY UPDATE: Managing change and transition in the energy industry

Energy June 20, 2019

There is a great deal of change happening in the Energy Industry and our Union is ensuring employers are kept on track. Energy Queensland Workplace Delegates at Energy Queensland Limited (EQL) are busily representing members positively in a workplace which…

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AIRLINES – Underpayments At Jetstar

NQ Clerical & Admin. June 20, 2019

Our Union has been representing members recently in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) about a long running dispute over penalty payments at Jetsar. Under the provisions of the Jetstar/ASU Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) an employee who commences work on a…

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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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RAIL UPDATE: 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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SACS UPDATE – Portable long service leave Taskforce established

Social & Communities June 20, 2019

A Stakeholder Taskforce has now been established by the Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace MP to consider Portable Long Service Leave (PLSL) for Social and Community sector (SACS) workers. Joining The Services Union on the Taskforce will be the…

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Real Change Magazine – Autumn/Winter 2019

General June 18, 2019

The Autumn/Winter 2019 Edition of Real Change Magazine by The Services Union is now available to view by clicking here. Many thanks to the Workplace Delegates and members who contributed to this issue.Please share this email with your workmates. In…

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Local Authorities June 17, 2019

Workplace Delegates and Members in local authorities across Queensland are finally making progress in the current round of bargaining. Our Union has now certified 35 new Enterprise Bargaining Agreements (EBA)whilst bargaining teams continue working through the remainder, with support from…

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