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Vale David Smith

General November 25, 2019

The Executive and Staff of The Services Union mourn the passing of our former Secretary and current National Secretary David Smith. David died from complications following surgery on Friday 22 November. David was a stalwart of our Union who will…

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Why are they trying to silence us?

General November 22, 2019

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 workers’ rights? Scott Morrison is currently trying…

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Maranoa

Maranoa Bargaining Finalised – Now to Vote!

Local Authorities November 21, 2019

The Services Union advises members at Maranoa Regional Council that we have given in-principle agreement for your new Certified Agreement (CA) to go to a full staff ballot. Council will facilitate the voting process on Thursday 5 December 2019 for…

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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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