Protective Services: In Principle Agreement reached - Industrial Action Update

Posted on February 13, 2020

If you didn’t see our email regarding the outcome of the offer ballot you can read it here.  

As members have reached in principle agreement with the Service, we can begin the drafting process and lock in these important wins. These wins are because of the action you took, congratulations!

Since the offer has been accepted, protected industrial action will now cease. Below is a clarification of the actions that are ceasing.

Ceasing Actions:

  • Ban on wearing uniform ties
  • Wearing a Together sticker and/or badge
  • Ban on completing training
  • Ban on accepting higher duties that are less than three shifts
  • Ban on Monthly Building Reports.
  • Ban on dockets written for alarm responses.
  • Ban on vehicle log books for the writing up of alarm response and vehicle's condition.
  • Ban on lift reports for maintenance (unless an incident where people are trapped or safety concerns etc.)
  • Ban on photocopier reports.
  • Ban on filling out weekly detector test sheets (the tests are still completed but not reported except in cases of critical faults)
  • Ban on filling out weekly CCTV camera test sheets (the tests are still completed but not reported except in cases of critical faults)
  • Ban on all daily building occurrence / patrol logs.
  • Ban on processing of non-essential maintenance – maintenance identified as a risk to further property damage or injury will be reported/actioned
  • Ban on processing applications for building access cards (except in an emergency) – this refers to applications for new cards – not visitor tags  
  • Ban on recording the confiscation of prohibited items

Members will be kept informed during the drafting process. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact your organiser through protectiveservices@together.org.au.

1800 177 244
members@together.org.au