SSDS’s application to waive or reduce redundancy payments to employees who were terminated when the SSDS their NSW/ACT contracts ended on 31 October 2014 was heard in the Fair Work Commission on 17, 18 and 19 November. Your union appeared and strenuously defended members’ rights to redundancy pay.
On Friday 31 October 2014, the Fair Work Commission issued a decision rejecting the SSDS application to waive or reduce members’ redundancy pay in the Northern Territory. The company is now required to pay all of its Northern Territory employees full severance pay.
Initial proceedings in the SSDS application to the Fair Work Commission, seeking a waiver or reduction of severance payments due to employees who finished up on the Northern Territory Kimberly (NTK) contract on 30 September concluded on 14 October 2014. Commissioner Roe has reserved his decision while he considers the...
On Wednesday, 08 October, education cleaners from the across the State held a teletownhall to talk about the future of their campaign.
On 8 October 2014 United Voice again appeared before Commissioner Roe of the Fair Work Commission to oppose Serco Sodexo Defence Services’ attempts not to pay redundancy to its Northern Territory/Kimberly defence staff, whose employment ended on 30 September.