RMTU Lyttelton Port Company Logistics Officers' Settlement
RMTU Lyttelton Port Company Logistics Officers'
Settlement reached subject to ratification
by union members.
A 5.78% increase in total. Seven
months from now the Logistics Officers salary will be $5250
higher than it is today.
2.85% backdated to 19
2.85% from 19 January 2015
to discuss staffing, succession planning, training,
rostering, job content in a working group.
Withdrawal of industrial action from 1700
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