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Scenic Rim Council

Union Gets EBA Confirmation at Scenic Rim

Local Authorities November 21, 2019

The Services Union once again led discussions on several key topics at the Scenic Rim Regional Council Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) on Tuesday 19 November. Of most importance was the status of your Certified Agreement (CA). After a false start…

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Lockyer Valley

Union Monitors Issues at Lockyer Valley

Local Authorities November 21, 2019

The Services Union participated in discussions on several key issues at Tuesday’s Lockyer Valley Regional Council Joint Consultative Committee (JCC). The main topics were as follows: Organisational Effectiveness Review Management spoke about the review that is taking place with regards…

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Gladstone Ports Corporation Enterprise Bargaining

Ports & Private November 15, 2019

The Services Union is preparing to initiate bargaining process across all relevant Government Owned Corporations (GOC) including the Gladstone Ports Corporation in 2020. Your Enterprise Agreement (EA) expires on 31 October 2020. Our Union held meetings with members recently and…

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Ask Senators Hanson and Roberts to Vote NO!

General November 13, 2019

Our concerted campaign to block Scott Morrison’s union busting bill (The Ensuring Integrity Bill) is having an impact – but now is not the time to let up. Media reports today indicate that crossbench Senators, including Queensland’s Pauline Hanson and…

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Important Message For All Members – Health Alert

General November 12, 2019

Queensland Health have issued a Health Alert due to the smoke impacting regions across Queensland due to bush fires.  Members who need to work outside of an air conditioned environment should be mindful of the poor air quality due to…

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Queensland Rail – Health Alert. See Your Supervisor.

Rail November 11, 2019

Queensland Rail – Health Alert. See You Supervisor. Queensland Health have issued a Health Alert due to the smoke impacting regions across Queensland. Queensland Rail have advised The Services Union they are investigating how they can address the concerns of…

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Ensuring Integrity Bill – Have Your Say.

General November 11, 2019

Ensuring Integrity Bill – Have Your Say. All Australian workers benefit from the work of unions. If unions are shut down or silenced, who will stand up to the powerful, make sure workers get their rights and fight to improve…

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Important Message – Bushfires and Natural Disaster Leave

General November 11, 2019

Our thoughts are with all members, family and friends who may be affected by the bushfires in Queensland. A state of emergency has been declared in 42 local government areas across the State. You may be eligible for Natural Disaster…

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southern downs regional council

Congratulations Southern Downs Members

Local Authorities November 5, 2019

Congratulations once again to all members of The Services Union at Southern Downs Regional Council! Nearly a month has passed since the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) delivered its Determination on your new Certified Agreement (CA). Your 2.5% back-pay (retrospective to…

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Seqwater Employees are Getting ‘Tied’ of it!

Local Authorities November 1, 2019

SUBSTANDARD WAGE OFFER REMAINS The Enterprise Bargaining process remains stalled as Seqwater management continues to insist that you receive a smaller wage increase than anyone else in Queensland Government-owned corporations. The Services Union is continuing to press for an agreement…

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