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Who Needs Netflix…

General December 11, 2019

Who needs Netflix when you can Launchpad! The full 2019 ASU Career Launchpad program is now available to view on demand. Catch up on all the webinars you missed throughout the year, whenever and wherever you want! Popular 2019 courses…

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Work With Us – Membership Benefits Officer

General January 6, 2020

Applications are currently being sought for a suitably qualified person for the position of Membership Benefits Officer in our membership team. Applications in writing, addressing the key job requirements should be addressed to: Neil Henderson, Secretary, The Services Union and…

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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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Brisbane City Council: Know Your Rights This Xmas!

Local Authorities December 19, 2019

Members of The Services Union at Brisbane City Council have inquired about their rights and entitlements during the Christmas period. The current Certified Agreement (EBA9) provides as follows: 14 Christmas closedown and flex-time accrual 14.1     Council will each year…

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SEQWater – End Of Negotiations In Sight

General December 17, 2019

The Services Union along with other industry unions who are representing employees at Seqwater met with management on Monday 16 December 2019 in an attempt to finalise negotiations for your new enterprise agreement. Conversations between management and the Unions were…

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Christmas Office Closure

General December 16, 2019

Ho Ho Ho. The Services Union offices will be closed from midday, 24 December 2019 to 6 January 2020. We would like to wish all our members a safe and happy festive season. We look forward to partnering with your…

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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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Maranoa Members Vote Yes

Local Authorities December 9, 2019

Members of The Services Union at Maranoa Regional Council delivered a resounding ‘YES’ vote last Thursday for the proposed new Certified Agreement (CA). 82.9% of participants voted in favour of the proposal. Our Union will now work closely with Council…

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pay equity

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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