Notice to members employed at: Ipswich City Council


Notice to members employed at: Ipswich City Council
The Industrial Registrar has approved the process to be undertaken by the Transport Workers’
Union of Australia (Queensland Branch) to allow members to vote on whether they wish to have
the right to take protected industrial action in support of reaching a Certified Agreement.

All financial members of the TWU employed at Ipswich City Council are invited to attend
meetings to vote on whether they wish to take protected industrial action.

In support of reaching a Certified Agreement, members will be asked whether they support the
taking of protected industrial action which involve one or more of the following taken separately or
consecutively:

  • Stoppages of work for 1 hours
  • Stoppages of work for 2 hours
  • Stoppages of work for 4 hours
  • Stoppages of work for 8 hours
  • Indefinite or periodic bans on overtime
  • Indefinite or periodic bans on paperwork
  • Indefinite or periodic bans on operating a two-way ratio (outside designated council construction sites or queries)
  • Indefinite or periodic bans on answering mobile phone calls
  • Indefinite or periodic bans on washing trucks
  • Indefinite or periodic bans ion cleaning asphalt residual build up on/in truck tipper
  • The wearing of a TWU hat/cap during work hours.
  • Indefinite or periodic bans on emptying/maintaining or cleaning silos

Members will also be asked to indicate if they wish to have the right to take protected action up until a new agreement is made.

A meeting will be held at the following time and location:

  • North Ipswich Reserve Grandstand and Grounds on Tuesday 28 August 2018 at 7am

Members who are unable to attend a meeting can vote by e-mail or phone on the proposed actions by sending an e-mail to: brett.mccreadie@twuqld.org.au by COB Monday 27 August 2018 or by calling Brett McCreadie on 0428 191 489 by COB Monday 27 August 2018.

If you would like further information, please call Brett McCreadie on 0428 191 489.

A PDF copy of this notice is available here.

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