59. Responsibilities of the Trade Union Delegate


Responsibilities of the Association delegate are to:

  1. Establish accreditation as a delegate with the Association and provide proof of accreditation to the workplace;
  2. Participate in the workplace consultative processes, as appropriate;
  3. Follow the dispute settling procedure applicable in the workplace;
  4. Provide sufficient notice to the immediate supervisor of any proposed absence on authorised Association business;
  5. Account for all time spent on authorised Association business;
  6. When special leave is required, to apply for special leave in advance;
  7. Distribute Association literature/membership forms, under local arrangements negotiated between the Department Head and the Association; and
  8. Use any facilities provided by the workplace properly and reasonably as negotiated at organisational level.