Posted by Together Queensland on August 14, 2017
Is your part time work for your benefit?
According to the Public Service Commission, flexible hours such as part time work "support employees in meeting demands of family, personal or community responsibilities”, part-time employees have "predictable hours of work each week, month, or year, but fewer than full-time".
Posted by Together Universities team on August 11, 2017
After three days of Bargaining this week in a final push to try and conclude negotiations, your union negotiators John Newitt (Delegate) and Irene Monro (Assistant Secretary) have made some significant progress on some key matters, but unfortunately have not reached agreement on other issues of importance.
Posted by Together Queensland on August 11, 2017
Nominations are now open for a number of currently vacant positions on Together Branch Conference. The elections for these positions will be conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission. Those delegates who are already elected to Together Branch Conference remain on Branch Conference and do not need to re-nominate.
Nominations will be open until 1 September 2017.
Posted by Billy Colless on August 10, 2017
This week negotiations for your new Health Practitioner Agreement started.
Ramsay Management met with your union delegates and advised your union they wish to change the following in your agreement:
Posted by Peter Cattach on August 8, 2017
Bargaining for your new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) at QIMR commenced today. This is your opportunity to improve your pay and conditions, so it's important you are part of this process.
Posted by Private Sector Team on August 8, 2017
This month, your national union has released a comprehensive report into superannuation and retirement. Women are retiring with 47% less super than men. Check out the super story below for more.
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Posted by Michael Thomas on August 7, 2017
Your delegates have been concerned to hear that the rollout of body cameras by Queensland Corrective Services has not taken place according to what everyone agreed was best practice – cameras mounted on vests. This is despite all the evidence from the trial making clear the advantages of mounting the cameras on vests.
Posted by Billy Colless on August 4, 2017
Qantas Airports has today announced a decision to centralise its Workforce Planning (WFP) function into the Qantas Campus in Mascot, Sydney. As a result of this decision, up to 101 ASU covered positions in ports across Australia may become redundant. Eighteen of these will be located in Brisbane.
Posted by Alex Scott on August 3, 2017
School Support Staff Recognition Week is well underway. Together facilitates School Support Staff Recognition Week every year to highlight the important work you do to keep our great state schools running.
Posted by Valda Graham on August 2, 2017
After a break in negotiations over the school holidays, our Union was hopeful of some positive news to bring negotiations to a conclusion after many months of bargaining.