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All Mater Admin Operational Members: EBA Update

Posted by Alex Scott on August 21, 2012

Your delegates have finalised the negotiations regarding your Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) with Mater Management and the Mater will shortly begin consulting with staff as required by the Fair Work Act.


Votes are in and Conciliation Tonight

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on August 20, 2012

This afternoon from 4:30pm we have been meeting with government representatives in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission as part of the 'conciliation' process. We are working through the list of issues that were 'on the table' during negotiations and working out if there is any more movement available to get us closer to an agreement.


Too far, too much, too quickly

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on August 19, 2012

Yesterday morning the Premier was peppered with questions from concerned Queenslanders on talk back radio but was still maintaining that Queenslanders are thankful for his governments cuts. Every day more and more vital services, jobs and programs are being cut.


Update for Together Members - NRM and EHP

Posted by Alex Scott on August 16, 2012

On 13 August 2012 NRM Departmental representatives met with our Union NRM delegates and provided an update on the organisational change process in Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM).


Quick update: Meeting with Minister Flegg

Posted by Alex Scott on August 16, 2012

On Tuesday Together delegates as well as representatives from other unions -  United Voice, CFMEU, ETU, APSMEA, the Plumbers Union, and the AMWU - met with Minister Flegg.


What Campbell Newman said before the election

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on August 14, 2012

Every day there are new announcements and rumours about restructures of departments and jobs being lost. I know it is affecting my friends and family members as well as union members I talk to every day. The latest announcement in Queensland Health could affect potentially thousands of members’ livelihoods and have a devastating impact on services.


Core: Important Update

Posted by Alex Scott on August 13, 2012

Last week there was media comment nearly every day about the negotiations for your job security, wages and conditions.

Negotiations proceeded last Wednesday afternoon and the government representatives were still not prepared to shift on the key issue of job security and maintenance of conditions.


Ipswich: Rally on Thursday for local Health Services

Posted by Alex Scott on August 13, 2012

As you may be aware, the Government are making savage attacks on Qld Health jobs and the Community Services at Ipswich.


Your CITEC Negotiations Update

Posted by Alex Scott on August 13, 2012

Public Sector workers job security has been the critical campaign issue for our union in recent weeks.


Important update for Public Works

Posted by Alex Scott on August 12, 2012

Following the announcement made by the Director General advising staff that QBuild and Project Services would be merged into a new commercialised business unit and written advice of the same arriving at the Union Office, Together lodged a dispute notification in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission.


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