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    Ergon Issues Feedback Email

    Master Electricians Australia (MEA) has received feedback around service difficulties that members are having with Ergon Energy. These issues include Form A’s Appointments not kept Information supplied to Ergon being lost or not passed on Lack of...

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    Update to Ergon Energy Issues

    22 May 2015 Following on from some significant issues raised by North Queensland members in recent weeks, yesterday Malcolm Richards, CEO of Master Electricians Australia (MEA), met with Peter Billings, the acting CEO of Ergon Energy. Ergon was quite...

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    Correction to Queensland Adult Modern Award Apprentice rate

    This update only applies to Queensland businesses that have employed an adult apprentice that commenced their training contract BEFORE 1 January 2014. It is the case that the modern Electrical Contracting Award included the provision for Queensland adult...

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    Four year Modern Award Review update

    The four yearly Modern Award Review continues. Master Electricians Australia (MEA) is presenting oppositions to applications from the ACTU and the CEPU in the following areas: Domestic Violence Leave The ACTU has made an application to introduce an...

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    Building towards active recovery after injury

    While injury claims in the construction industry have fallen, the costs of claims is rising, which may be reflected in increased premium rates, according to WorkCover Queensland. WorkCover Queensland data shows, in construction, over 8,720 workers’...

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    Consumer Guarantees and Warranties

    Consumer Guarantees Under the Australian Consumer Law, products and services come with an automatic guarantee that they will work and are fit for purpose. Businesses must provide these automatic guarantees regardless of any other warranties that they...

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    Court rules against Hutchinson

    Court rules against Hutchinson for Discriminating against non-union EBA company This case highlights an all too common industry practice in which contractors refuse to engage subcontractors that don't have a union Enterprise Bargaining Agreement...

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