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Report Back Meetings on UQ Negotiations

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Last Friday we sent out an update on the UQ enterprise agreement negotiations which also included details of our report back meeting at St Lucia campus. We now have meeting venues and times confirmed for report back meetings at the other UQ campuses. The… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/report-back-meetings-uq-negotiations/

The rules have changed for HPs

Over the last few weeks Health Practitioners have taken a stand. You have s… to suggestions by Queensland Health head office that your wages be cut…ernment cannot take away the conditions that Health Practitioners have accrued over years and ye
Over the last few weeks Health Practitioners have taken a stand. You have stood up for your rights as professionals and said “NO” to suggestions by Queensland Health head office that your wages be cut, that your classifications downgraded or your conditio… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/rules-have-changed-hps/

Pathology Qld and BTS: Our Meeting with Minister Springborg yesterday.

and I met with the Health Minister Lawrence Springborg in Parliament H…lier of pathology services to the Local Area Health Networks.…ery real threat to the quality of Queensland Health
Yesterday our delegates Jim Gannon, Phil Winwood and Gary Bourne, John Connor (Together Organiser) and I met with the Health Minister Lawrence Springborg in Parliament House, at 12:30pm. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/pathology-qld-and-bts-our-meeting-minister-springborg-yesterday/

Link to draft contracts and documents

The Minister for Health sent out an email about contrcats to staff y…SMO contract page which is now live.  www.health.qld.gov.au
http://www.together.org.au/archive/campaigns-previous/moca/1558/

Attacks on doctors begin – time to act

The Minister for Health announced yesterday the release of the draft… conditions of employment. The Department of Health have refused to release drafts of the contra
The Minister for Health announced yesterday the release of the draft contract that is to be imposed on all Senior Medical Officers next year. While the Minister’s self-serving press release was published yesterday, the contract documents themselves weren’… http://www.together.org.au/archive/campaigns-previous/moca/attacks-doctors-begin-time-act/

Health workers rallying for our rights

attacks and keep a strong voice for quality healthcare in Queensland is to stand up and stand t
It’s happening soon – next week or the week after. Your chance to rally for your rights http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/health-workers-rallying-our-rights/

QUT - ATTENTION: Health Clinic, LETS and University Precinct Staff

email is relevant to QUT members working in Health Clinics…t. The University has singled out workers in Health Clinics… ordinary hours of work for staff working in Health Clinics are 8am
This email is relevant to QUT members working in Health Clinics, Learning Environment and Technical Support and the University Precinct. The University has singled out workers in Health Clinics, LETS and the University Precinct for major changes to your w… http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/qut-attention-health-clinic-lets-and-university-precinct-staff/

Budgets before Patients

as well as other health employees… employment as consultants within Queensland Healths and the next steps to fight to protect the health system and Together Secretary Alex Scott gav
http://www.together.org.au/archive/campaigns-previous/moca/budgets-patients/

SMO Contracts - more information

and other health employees and public servants… employees. The Department of Health have confirmed that it is their intention to…ndustrial Relations Act and the Hospital and Health Boards Act have been amended to create a cla
http://www.together.org.au/archive/campaigns-previous/moca/smos-contracts-update/smo-contracts-more-information/

SMOs Contracts Update

The Department of Health are no longer processing payroll deductions …her.org.au for dial in details. Since the Health Ministers announcement earlier in the year a
http://www.together.org.au/archive/campaigns-previous/moca/smos-contracts-update/

Closing the 2013 NRL Tipping Competition

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What a year it's been, full of tension, excitement, frustration and surprises... and the footy hasn't been bad either ;) I am almost over my disappointments... almost. This is to officially close the 2013 competition. Thanks for your help in making this y… http://www.together.org.au/archive/tipping/tipping-news/nrl-tipping-news/closing-2013-nrl-tipping-competition/

Closing the 2013 AFL Tipping Competition

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What a year it's been, full of tension, excitement, frustration and surprises... and the footy hasn't been bad either ;) This is to officially close the 2013 competition. Thanks for your help in making this year a blast! http://www.together.org.au/archive/tipping/tipping-news/afl-tipping-news/closing-2013-afl-tipping-competition/

What's next in Pathology and BTS?

t to discuss next steps in responding to the Health Ministers letter about our jobs and service … Responding to the Health minister…elegates resolved to seek a meeting with the Health Minister to clarify matters. It is clear fro
Yesterday your Pathology and BTS union delegates met to discuss next steps in responding to the Health Ministers letter about our jobs and service being privatised. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/whats-next-pathology-and-bts/

QUT: A 3% pay increase, and important meetings about your conditions

health clinics and some positions in QUT Precincts.
Last week staff were advised by the Vice-Chancellor that staff will receive a salary increase of 3% from December 1 2013. This wage increase is to be made administratively and was not a negotiated outcome as part of the bargaining process. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/qut/

News@together | October 2013

tips and news. Health Practitioners collective bargaining offer …ublic sector workers the government has made Health Practitioners an … their employer can go in looking into their health situation. However
It’s a busy time for members across our union. Together members are constantly meeting new challenges in many different sectors. Throughout it all they are working to maintain safe, quality services and safe, quality workplaces. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/newstogether-october-2013/

Changes ahead for Corrections, Police and Community Safety members

g Queensland Ambulance Service to Queensland Health Transferring Queensland Corrective Services…ment changes to move Queensland Ambulance to Health
In September the government announced a dramatic shake-up of Queensland's policing, community safety and emergency services agencies following the release of the long-awaited final report of the Police and Community Safety Review conducted by Mick Keelty. http://www.together.org.au/archive/news1/member-news/changes-ahead-corrections-police-and-community-safety-members/

When your employer sends you to their doctor

their employer can go in looking into their health situation. However…healthhealth retiring employees. Your union
Union members who have a medical condition are often unsure how far their employer can go in looking into their health situation. However, only in very strict circumstances is a state government employer permitted to go so far as to direct an employee to … http://www.together.org.au/archive/news1/member-news/when-your-employer-sends-you-their-doctor/

Health Practitioners collective bargaining offer – members voting now

ublic sector workers the government has made Health Practitioners an …it than they would be if they rejected it. Health Practitioners … are a huge and vital part of the health workforce
In an all too familiar theme lately for public sector workers the government has made Health Practitioners an “offer” in their bargaining negotiations that would leave workers worse off if they accepted it than they would be if they rejected it. http://www.together.org.au/archive/news1/member-news/health-practitioners-collective-bargaining-offer-members-voting-now/

The Minister Responds to our Letter

on over the years. It is ridiculous for the Health Minister to suggest otherwise. It is true th…ther members campaigned against plans to cut health services in 2009. The Fight for Jobs campaig
In breaking news on Tuesday afternoon we finally received a response from the Minister to . Included with that letter was - setting out your concerns with the privatisation of pathology. http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/th/

The Minister Responds to our Letter

on over the years. It is ridiculous for the Health Minister to suggest otherwise. It is true th…ther members campaigned against plans to cut health services in 2009. The Fight for Jobs campaig
In breaking news yesterday afternoon we finally received a response from the Minister to our letter that we sent in August. You were signatories to the letter so we wanted to make sure you got the response ASAP http://www.together.org.au/news/member-emails/minister-responds-our-letter/

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