Your Say for the Far North

Posted by Alex Scott on May 6, 2013

Being union is about building a better community. For locals here in the Far North it is about building quality services that families rely on so far away from the centre of resources in Brisbane.

Corrections: Protected Action Ballots

Posted by Alex Scott on May 4, 2013

Indications are that not enough members have to date returned their protected action ballot papers. This low return means the ballots will not be successful. This will lead to two outcomes.

Your wages, your conditions, and a very big week.

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on May 3, 2013

It’s been a huge week. We’ve seen Campbell Newman continue to delay a wage rise for public sector workers. We’ve seen privatisation dressed up as "contestability" announced in the government’s flawed plan for Queensland.

Earlier this week, the government released the recommendations of the Commission of Audit Final Report. Recommendation 98 addressed the privatisation of AS&RS within three years—another money-driven decision made by a government focusing only on the bottom line, the dollar.

Labour Day is this weekend - see you there

Posted by Alex Scott on May 1, 2013

My name is Paul and I'm a union member in CITEC.   This weekend, I'll be celebrating Labour Day with my family, friends and colleagues. It is the union movement's great day of celebration.

If it walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck . . .

Posted by Alex Scott on April 30, 2013

Today the Newman government announced that it wants to sell off public services to the lowest bidder - services that belong to you and every Queenslander, services that the most disadvantaged members of our community rely on.

Good work - now, the latest from management

Posted by Alex Scott on April 30, 2013

Well done on your fantastic efforts in sending a strong message to QCS about their offer via days of action. You can see a great video about the day on youtube here.

Stop Campbell Newman's wage delays

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on April 29, 2013

It’s time that Campbell Newman treated public servants with respect.

Attacks on TAFE by law and in bargaining

Posted by Alex Scott on April 23, 2013

The Newman government has announced fundamental changes to the TAFE system as we know it in Queensland – and those changes directly affect your employment in TAFE.

Action all around Queensland

Posted by Together Queensland on April 19, 2013

Across Queensland, we are seeing union members join with people in their community for the things that matter. Not only are people talking about their rights, their jobs and the services in their communities, but they are getting active for the Queensland that we all deserve.

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