Quick Update on Core negotiations

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on May 17, 2012

The first formal negotiation meeting about your wages and conditions for the next 3 years occurred with the Public Service Commission yesterday.

Communities: Establishment Management Program Update

Posted by Alex Scott on May 17, 2012

It has been just a few weeks since the Establishment Management Program was introduced and in that time this initiative has had a significant and damaging effect on hundreds of members - whether that's because contracts are not being renewed, or through seeing colleagues leave and feeling the workload effects of a vacancy management program, or the cost of uncertainty for so many staff.

Fraser Coast- Working for Queenslanders

Posted by Alex Scott on May 17, 2012

Our next meeting will be: Wednesday 23rd of May, "Together" office, 3/142 Bazaar St Maryborough, 5pm-6pm

Urgent Medical Officers update

Posted by Alex Scott on May 16, 2012

Thanks for your action in supporting the call for Queensland Health to intervene in negotiations for fair conditions for doctors!

Urgent - Support QSuper staff

Posted by Alex Scott on May 15, 2012

As a state government employee, you know that QSuper does great work for their members-you.

Jobs, Wages and Negotiations

Posted by Alex Scott on May 11, 2012

Congratulations on the success of our Labour Day activities over the last week. Together members turned out in large numbers and members and delegates spoke to the media about job security issues. See this interview with Steve Austin on ABC Radio Brisbane for one example of this coverage.

It was great to see.

Mater rally for wages

Posted by Alex Scott on May 5, 2012

Queensland Health has told the Mater that it will only fund 2.5% of the 3% negotiated for Health Practitioners, meaning that the hospital now has to find the remaining 0.5% increase from within its own budget.

Now more than ever, it's time to join

Posted by Kate Flanders on May 2, 2012

We have been emailing you a lot recently, but these next few weeks and months will determine what the future looks like for the Queensland public sector. The best thing way that we can secure our jobs and make sure that our wages and conditions remain fair is to have a strong union, and it's important that we get this message out.  A strong union is one with as many members as possible prepared to support union campaigns.


Posted by Vivienne Doogan on May 1, 2012

Thank you so much to everyone around the state who stood up for public services today. Thousands of people around the state sent a strong message about the importance of job security - your jobs are vital, to your colleagues and to our community.

EB8 - latest information and back pay details

Posted by Alex Scott on April 30, 2012

At the EB8 implementation group Together delegates were informed that the Certification of the EB8 agreement will take place in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) on the 8th May 2012.

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