Consequences for prisoners who assault staff

Posted by Michael Thomas on July 5, 2017

Your delegates, along with Secretary Alex Scott and Director Michael Thomas from the union office, have met with Minister Mark Ryan on a number of occasions over the issue of overcrowding and resulting rises in assaults and incidents. At one of the first meetings we discussed the fact the tools that you once had available to manage prisoner behaviour – breaches, DUs etc - simply don't work anymore and that there was no effective penalty for a prisoner assaulting a Custodial Officer.

SLQ restructure - have your say

Posted by Dee Spink on July 4, 2017

Yesterday, your delegates and I met with the State Librarian and other representatives in another extraordinary agency consultative committee meeting to discuss the proposed restructure and provide some initial feedback.

Digital Hospital at Logan project: Rec leave update

Posted by Ty Prior on July 4, 2017

I wrote to you mid-June that management are proposing to make changes with regards to introducing the Digital Hospital project at Logan Hospital and Beaudesert Hospital. Click here to read the original email.

Breakthrough for Temporary Staff

Posted by Alex Scott on July 3, 2017

logo_250_90_purp_letters.pngTogether members have been campaigning to secure better rights to employment security. As of 1 July a new Temporary Employment Directive is in effect for long-term temporary public servants.

Last year we worked to put pressure on politicians to improve employment security and protect the rights of temporary workers. This new directive is a result of that campaign.

You can see the new directive here. You can also read a Together fact sheet about the directive here.

Your statement of union fees for 2016/17

Posted by Alex Scott on June 30, 2017

Your contribution as a union member is building a better life for you and your colleagues all across Queensland.

Private Sector News - July 2017

Posted by Together Queensland on June 29, 2017

Welcome to the July Edition of your Union news!

Last month, union members won a 3.3% increase in the minimum and award wages at the Fair Work Commission! 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 also use Together MyPage to create your union fees tax statement for the 2016/17 financial year. Check your inbox for an email outlining how to use MyPage to retrieve your Together tax statement. Remember union fees are tax deductable. You can like our Facebook page herefollow us on Twitter and on Instagram.

Queensland Health EB9 and HPDO: reminder for your meetings

Posted by Together Health Team on June 27, 2017

This is just a quick reminder that your pay rise and back pay will be paid in tomorrow's pay run.

HPDO & EB9: Congratulations Together members!

Posted by Together Queensland on June 23, 2017

Congratulations to you and your union colleagues!

Next week you will get your hard-fought and won back pay for your new EB Agreement. Thanks to you, the union members who took action and took on Queensland Health, everyone is getting their full back pay on 28 June.

Sunnybank Private Hospital changes

Posted by Billy Colless on June 20, 2017

On Monday 19th June 17, your union received a letter from Sunnybank Private Hospital management advising of proposed changes. Click here to read the letter.

QANTAS Update - June 2017

Posted by Pat, Kim and Billy and your Qantas Team at Together. on June 16, 2017

Over the past week your Together Delegates have been meeting with management on a number of key and important issues.

Your union’s strength with these disputes/meetings is established by your activity in your workplace as union members, if you know a non member – ask them to join with you, because you and your colleagues are stronger together.

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