October 23, 1998

Owing to the successful conclusion of negotiations for country staffing, the Union has now accepted the de-staffing of the remaining permanently-staffed water tankers. During the course the of the Union’s Special General Meeting in June this year, the rank and file authorised the Union’s State Committee to negotiate the redistribution of those water tankers. Preliminary discussions between the parties have led to the Department advancing the following proposals: [Read more]

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February 20, 1998

On Tuesday February 17, Region South issued a memorandum advising of the relocation of 45’s water tanker to 33 Stn, and the location of No. 589 hydraulic platform at No. 21 Stn, and seeking nominees for station transfers.

THERE HAVE BEEN NO NEGOTIATIONS ON ANY OF THESE ISSUES WITH THE UNION, AND THERE IS CERTAINLY NO AGREEMENT.

These are the facts as we understand them [Read more]

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