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Local Government Award 2017: IMPORTANT! USU MEMBERS HAVE YOUR SAY!

USU members employed in NSW Councils covered by the State Award will soon be notified of USU “award vote meetings” to be held in their workplace.

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Viv May Held a Party… And didn’t even show!

That’s right! On Friday 12th May 2017 a party was thrown by Council to celebrate one year since the amalgamation. Viv May apparently forgot to invite himself or couldn’t be bothered to attend!  

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Workers and residents hold ‘wake’ to pay respects following death of democracy at amalgamated council

Residents, ratepayers, workers, and community supporters will today hold a ‘wake’ to pay their respects for local democracy at Cumberland Council in Sydney’s west after Administrator Viv May unilaterally abolished community committees that operate parks, sporting facilities, and heritage items, as well as moving to outsource all waste services.

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Is Democracy Dead at Cumberland Council?

It seems so with the Administrator deciding without a mandate to:

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GEORGES RIVER COUNCIL STRIKES AGAIN! MEMBERS' RIGHTS BOWLED OVER

Yesterday Council wrote to the Union advising that they now require the Union to give 24 hours’ advance notice of Union Officials' intention to attend Joint Consultative Committee meetings with new notice required for each meeting the Union Official wishes to attend.

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23/05/2017
local-government-award-2017-important-usu-members-have-your-say-2USU members employed in NSW Councils covered by the State Award will soon be notified of USU “award vote...
19/05/2017
viv-may-held-a-party-and-didn-t-even-showThat’s right! On Friday 12th May 2017 a party was thrown by Council to celebrate one year since the...