In the Queensland Trucking Association’s (QTA) role as an Employer Association we provide its members with a wide range of Industrial Relations Information, business advisory and support services.
All general advice is included in the cost of your membership, only matters requiring complex document preparation, management of complex matters and representation are charged on a fee-for-service basis.
We will provide responsive, clear and concise advice to your queries. We offer phone, email, face-to-face communication. We will provide confirmation of advice via email to ensure you have accurate records.
What we help with
The following services are included with membership:
Performance management advice & procedures
Awards - provision of on-time updates, interpretation, calculations of wages, leave entitlements, long service
Templates for correspondence
Permanent employment and casual conversion
Sexual harassment issues and policy
Drug and Alcohol breaches, management and policies
Small business Fair Dismissal Code
Union Right of Entry
Fee for Service will apply for any matter requiring complex investigation, document preparation, mediation service and representation. This includes, but is not limited to:
Employment Contract Drafting
Enterprise Bargaining Agreement Drafting
Unfair Dismissal case management
Drafting of policies or review of policies
Case management of employee performance matters
Note: Some services are available to non-members on a fee-for-service basis. Please contact us for further details should you wish to engage with the QTA on this basis.
Industry Wide Issues
For any matter involving national representation as an employer, we represent you through the Queensland branch of the Australia Road Transport Industrial Organisation (ARTIO). ARTIO is the national industry body representing road transport employers in matters before Tribunal and the Fair Work Commission. ARTIO advocate on your behalf on a range of topics pertaining to employment and industrial relations within the road freight industry.
ARTIO membership is free to QTA Members, however you must elect to join. The more members, the bigger the voice.
More details about ARTIO are located here
Contact Jim Challis
Mobile: 0408 411 231