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Kick Start Your 2019!

General January 17, 2019

Our New Year’s Resolution: Make the Most of Your Union Membership! It’s that time of year again. Back to school. Back to work. Back to paying bills and ironing your shirt. New year resolutions have been made and broken all…

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change the rules

Gladstone – Get Ready to Change the Rules!

General January 17, 2019

Last year, union members took the Change the Rules campaign to new heights. This is the year we move from winning the argument to winning the fight. To Change the Rules we need to change the government. This is the…

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Portable Long Service Leave

Want More Recognition For The Work You Do? Read Bob’s Story

Social & Communities January 15, 2019

If you have not already – It’s time to register to have a say about the need for Portable Long Service Leave in the Social and Community Sector. Read Bob’s story – a worker just like you. Register at: www.plsl.com.au…

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Tablelands Regional Council

All Done, Well Done at Tablelands Regional Council!

Local Authorities January 3, 2019

Members of The Services Union at Tablelands Regional Council have reason to celebrate. We’ve certified your new agreement at the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC), and the following improvements now apply: 2.4 per cent pay increase from date of certification…

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City of Gold Coast

What’s Happening in the New Year at City of Gold Coast?

Local Authorities December 22, 2018

For members of The Services Union at City of Gold Coast, 2018 has been interesting to say the least. As for what the new year holds, here’s a snapshot of events confirmed for early 2019: Magic Millions Race Day @…

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Gympie Regional Council

The End is in Sight at Gympie Regional Council

Local Authorities December 19, 2018

The Services Union and other unions have today reached in-principle agreement with Gympie Regional Council for the new Certified Agreement (CA). The CA will deliver some of the best local government wage increases in Queensland, with the first increase of…

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Balonne Shire Council

All Done, Well Done at Balonne Shire Council!

Local Authorities December 18, 2018

Members of The Services Union at Balonne Shire Council have reason to celebrate. We certified your new agreement at the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) yesterday and it’s a great result. Highlights of what the new agreement delivers include: Improved…

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Gympie Regional Council

Gympie Regional Council Bargaining – The End is Near!

Local Authorities December 18, 2018

Members of The Services Union at Gympie Regional Council can take pride in the fact that bargaining for the new Certified Agreement (CA) is heading in the right direction. Since the last round of members’ meetings in November, our union…

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Redland City Council

Redland City Council Members: Could YOU Afford to Lose $15,000 per annum?

Local Authorities December 17, 2018

Members of The Services Union in Redland City Council’s Environment and Regulation Group stand to lose upwards of $15,000 per year. Having stared Council’s bargaining team down and repeatedly told them ‘NO’ to the proposition that they should cop penalty…

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Redland City Council

Redland City Council Shows True Colours

Local Authorities December 13, 2018

Redland City Council revealed its true colours yesterday during the Directions Hearing at the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC). The Hearing’s purpose was to determine dates to hear both Council’s submission in support of its application for a scope order…

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