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Work is about to get busier – take control with team management skills

General November 18, 2020

As we head into the home stretch of 2020, workplaces are about to get busier. If you want to step up in your career and get noticed, this is the perfect opportunity to show off some team management skills –…

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Qld Rail – Station Operations – Do you need a Doctor’s Certificate for Personal Leave Days?

Transport & Northern Admin November 16, 2020

We have been contacted by members who are concerned about being directed to produce a Doctor’s Certificate for personal/carers leave.  The Clause relating to his requirement in your Enterprise Agreement is very clear: Evidence requirements 44.14 An employee must provide…

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Union flexes on flexible work at EQL

Energy November 13, 2020

We are with our members every step of the way at Energy Queensland Limited (EQL). Yesterday, we escalated a dispute on behalf of more than 20 members in relation to the responses to their requests for Flexible Working Arrangements at…

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Has your mental health taken a beating this year?

General November 12, 2020

We know that one of the biggest issues facing workers is mental health. Particularly after the year we’ve just had. That’s why we have a series of training courses available to help you to understand and navigate mental health as…

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Qld Rail Station Operations Survey

Transport & Northern Admin November 12, 2020

We are being regularly contacted by members who have concerns about the Qld Rail Station Operations Rosters and Rostering Process.  We are currently working with management to review the Rostering Principles with the aim of improving the roster process and…

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Gympie Regional Council – Union Stands for Job Security

Local Authorities November 12, 2020

Members of The Services Union at Gympie Regional Council have flagged ongoing concerns about potential changes to Council’s organisational structure. These concerns are due to the ever-evolving corporate structure situation. Because of those concerns, we participated in a specially convened…

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Isaac Regional Council – Pay Offer Still Lagging

Local Authorities November 12, 2020

As your ally in the workplace, The Services Union knows that you and your workmates at Isaac Regional Council deserve a new Certified Agreement (CA) that keeps your income on a par with your colleagues. Last week we met with…

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Free Training for Members – When Domestic & Family Violence Comes to Work

General November 12, 2020

The Services Union, in partnership with Basic Rights Queensland, invites union members to attend free training during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2020. When Domestic & Family Violence Comes to Work Union members are invited to attend…

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Scenic Rim Regional Council – Further EBA Progress

Local Authorities November 11, 2020

The Services Union continues making strides towards a workable new Certified Agreement (CA) at Scenic Rim Regional Council, having concluded meeting number two last week. We had positive discussions around the following items: Four days paid leave for auxiliary firefighters…

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JobKeeper – Qantas Appeals Justice Flick’s Decision; the ASU keeps fighting for fairness

Transport & Northern Admin November 10, 2020

On 9 November 2020, a Full Court of the Federal Court heard Qantas’ appeal of Justice Flick’s decision interpreting the JobKeeper Minimum Payment Guarantee (s 789GDA). In October, Justice Flick had made a declaration interpreting the minimum payment guarantee that…

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