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Private Sector News - May 2017

Posted by Private Sector Team on May 5, 2017

Happy Labour Day and welcome to another edition of your union-mail!

Labour Day celebrations occurred around the state last weekend to celebrate the wonderful achievements of workers and unions. 

If you are proud of your workplace and the work you do, encourage your colleagues to join your union!

Don’t forget: use Together MyPage to change or update your membership details. You can like our Facebook page herefollow us on Twitter and on Instagram.


Safety at BYDC

Posted by Alex Scott on May 3, 2017

Last week your union was in the Industrial Relations Commission regarding BYDC staffing shortages and the rights of union members to address safety issues in their workplace.


NPRSR: Your say on staff mobility

Posted by Dee Spink on May 3, 2017

As a union member, you have the right to have a say about changes that affect you in the workplace.


Griffith University: Have a say on your new agreement!

Posted by Valda Graham on April 27, 2017

Enterprise Bargaining is progressing at Griffith University with various details now being provided to support the parties' claims and to give understanding to the extent of changes or flexibilities sought.


One step closer to your new agreement - EB9 & HPDO

Posted by Dan Goldman on April 24, 2017

hpdo_eb9.pngWe are now one step closer to your new agreement, back pay and pay rise!

On Friday, Queensland Health advised that Cabinet has signed off on the agreement. This means the agreement can now go to a staff ballot.


There are two really important event coming up on the Gold Coast next week. See below for further information. I hope you can attend!


Labour Day on the Sunshine Coast

Posted by Alex Scott on April 20, 2017

Labour Day 2017 is approaching quickly and it's time to get organised for this year's event on the Sunshine Coast.

This Labour Day, all over Queensland, your fellow Together members will be out on the streets of our towns proudly marching in purple to celebrate what we have achieved as a union and a movement over the past 12 months.


Schools:Together Term 2 – Union News

Posted by Kate Flanders on April 20, 2017

With Term 2 underway there are some important union activities happening. Read on below to find out more.


Child Safety: How do you feel about indemnity insurance?

Posted by Dee Spink on April 19, 2017

Your Child Safety delegates would like to ask you: do you support applying a small levy to membership fees for Child Safety members so that you would have professional indemnity insurance?

Your delegates have recently had a lot of conversations about individual protections for Child Safety members, in light of unrelenting media attention and continual pressure from workloads.


Labour Day in Maryborough

Posted by Allison Finley-Bissett on April 18, 2017

Labour Day 2017 is just a few weeks away and I just wanted to follow up on Alex’s email from last week to give you a bit more information on our Labour Day event in Maryborough.

Maryborough’s Labour Day and Family Fun Day is on Sunday 30 April. Labour Day is always a great family day to celebrate being union and enjoy the company of your fellow Together members, I hope you can come along and join us!


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