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TAFE May Update

Posted by Together Queensland on May 30, 2017

Like always it’s busy in TAFE at the moment with consultative committees, reviews, restructures and temporary conversions. Keep reading to get the latest on things happening in your workplaces.


National Reconciliation Week

Posted by Vivenne Doogan on May 29, 2017

On Saturday we marked the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum that gave the Federal parliament the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and recognise them in the national census. You can read more about the referendum and its significance here.


Youth Detention: You won 100% WorkCover!

Posted by James Douglas on May 23, 2017

We just received the good news: you've finally won 100% WorkCover for all Youth Justice workers.


What is the LNP's job cuts plan?

Posted by Alex Scott on May 20, 2017

According to ReachTel polling conducted for Together, Queenslanders overwhelmingly believe that Tim Nicholls and the LNP should tell the truth about their plans to cut public service jobs.


QUT - Intentions to introduce workplace change

Posted by Valda Graham on May 19, 2017

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has notified your Union of its intention to introduce workplace change for:


EB9 Ballot Successful

Posted by Alex Scott on May 19, 2017

Congratulations! The EB9 agreement ballot was a success with an almost 98% YES vote! 

The wage increases and the improvements in these agreements are a direct result of the hard work of your union delegates and the action of Together members. Together 
you are a powerful force for better pay and conditions in your workplace. 


HPDO Ballot Successful

Posted by Alex Scott on May 19, 2017

Congratulations! The HPDO agreement ballot was a success with a 98% YES vote!

The wage increases and the improvements in these agreements are a direct result of the hard work of your union delegates and the action of Together members. Together you are a powerful force for better pay and conditions in your workplace. 


Say no to homophobia and transphobia

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on May 17, 2017

Today is the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)! We’re standing against discrimination and in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) members, colleagues, families and friends.

In 2017, no one should be discriminated against for who they are or who they love.


TI Labour Day is Friday

Posted by Kevin O'Sullivan on May 15, 2017

Reminder: Your Labour Day celebrations kick off 5pm this Friday (19 May) afternoon!


Raising the minimum wage

Posted by Alex Scott on May 12, 2017

 Every year the Fair Work Commission runs an annual wage review that  determines whether the minimum wage should be increased  and by how  much. It's critical that the voice of union members is heard by the Commission.


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