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Redland City Council Members Vote Yes!

Local Authorities April 9, 2019

Members of The Services Union at Redland City Council overwhelmingly voted ‘yes’ in last Thursday’s certified agreement (CA) ballot. Our Union will work closely with Council towards prompt lodgement of the proposed CA with the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission. Upon…

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city of gold coast

Gold Coast Workers Missing Out?

Local Authorities April 8, 2019

The Services Union has had discussions with City of Gold Coast regarding incorrect payment of superannuation for employees engaged in shift work. As a result of those discussions, Council has agreed to undertake a system-wide review of superannuation payments. This…

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Protected: New Delegate Resources – Part Two

General April 4, 2019

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Western Downs

Western Downs Regional Council Bargaining Update #5

Local Authorities April 3, 2019

The Services Union and the AWU continued Certified Agreement (CA) negotiations with Western Downs Regional Council on Wednesday 27 March. We reminded Council that the current offer of 1.8% (CPI) and the removal of all RDOs was completely unacceptable, and…

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EXCLUSIVE: WHAT DOES THE BUDGET MEAN FOR MEMBERS OF THE SERVICES UNION?

General April 3, 2019

The federal pre-election sales pitch budget has failed to provide any plan to increase real wages or deliver secure jobs. Scott Morrison and the Coalition Government has used $4 billion in unspent NDIS money to prop-up a budget surplus and…

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Goondiwindi Regional Council

Goondiwindi Regional Council Bargaining Update #1

Local Authorities April 2, 2019

The Services Union met with Goondiwindi Regional Council on 20 March 2019 to commence negotiations for a new Indoor Staff Certified Agreement. Our Union and Council tabled our respective Logs of Claims and explained each claim. Council’s Log of Claims…

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Ipswich City Council

Ipswich City Council Members Take Action For Safety

Local Authorities April 2, 2019

Members of The Services Union in the Ipswich City Council Customer Service Centre today exercised their right under legislation to cease unsafe work. Our members, particularly those in frontline roles, had been affected by dust from the redevelopment site right…

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Change The Rules – Change the Government Doorknock Weekend

General April 1, 2019

Change The Rules – Change the Government Doorknock Weekend This close to a Federal Election, every conversation we have in the community counts. To change the rules, we need to change the government. On the weekend of 13 & 14…

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Change the Government protests across Queensland on Wednesday 10 April

General April 1, 2019

 Change The Rules – Change the Government protests across Queensland on Wednesday 10 April The Federal Election is just over a month away. We need to change the government so that we can Change The Rules for working people! The…

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Protected: New Delegate Resources – Part One

General March 29, 2019

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