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Longreach Regional Council

Up and Away at Longreach Regional Council!

Local Authorities November 22, 2018

All members of The Services Union at Longreach Regional Council are to be congratulated for collectively delivering a great new Certified Agreement (CA).

The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) certified your agreement earlier this week, and your new conditions are now in full flight, including the following:

  • Wages at $160 per week above the relevant award rate from 12 July 2018
  • Wages at $165 per week above the relevant award rate from 1 July 2019
  • Wages at $170 per week above the relevant award rate from 1 July 2020
  • Wages at $175 per week above the relevant award rate from 1 July 2021
  • Improved bereavement leave, funeral allowance, consultation and union-related matters
  • Domestic and Family Violence Leave
  • Natural Disaster Leave
  • Redundancy provisions over and above the Queensland Employment Standards
  • Retention and clarification of job security, locality allowance, five weeks’ annual leave, administration responsibility allowance and Isisford/Yaraka payments

Well done to all members, and a warm welcome to those new members who joined over the course of negotiations and added to our bargaining strength. If you’re not yet a member, remember that keeping your conditions airborne depends on a strong, active membership base. Joining is easy at www.theservicesunion.com.au.

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