Notice to members employed at: LIVINGSTONE SHIRE COUNCIL


The Industrial Registrar has approved the process to be undertaken by the Transport Workers’ Union of Australia Union of Employees (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 Livingstone Shire Council are invited to attend a meeting 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.

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:

Livingstone Shire Council Works Depot, Cordingly Street, Yeppoon on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 at 6:00am

N.B. Members who are unable to attend the meeting can vote by e-mail or phone on the proposed actions by sending an e-mail to: martin.cavanagh@twuqld.asn.au by COB Tuesday 20th November 2018 or by calling Martin Cavanagh on 0438 294 037 by COB Tuesday 20 November 2018.

If you would like further information, please call Martin Cavanagh on 0438 294 037.

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