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Take action in support of workplace rights; and an important meeting

Posted by Julie Bignell on February 6, 2012

Can you take a second to support the rights at work of a Toowoomba union member?


What's important to you in Public Works?

Posted by Alex Scott on February 2, 2012

This year union members have an opportunity to improve your wages and conditions. This is the year that your wages and conditions for the next three years are set.


Taking a stand for better workloads

Posted by Alex Scott on February 1, 2012

If you talk to any BSM or admin staff member in any school, they'll tell you how much work they already have to do to keep everything running smoothly. But Education Queensland wants to drop even more work on their desks, in the form of the School Maintenance Investment Program (SMIP).


Celebrating union history this Thursday

Posted by Alex Scott on January 31, 2012

I wanted to let you know about a bit of history that is being commemorated this week.


A better work value model

Posted by Alex Scott on January 31, 2012

Our school communities are important to admin staff, which is why over the past few years administrative staff have been taking on more and more roles and responsibilities to make sure students get the best outcomes possible. Your union's delegates have raised with Education Queensland that we can't just keep increasing workloads and duties  on staff.  The work that admin staff do is important,  and Education Queensland's 20-year old allocative model doesn't do justice to the value of that work.


UMail Health Edition - January 2012

Posted by Alex Scott on January 27, 2012

In this update for members of Together in Health: Restructure of Queensland Health | Bank payroll error | HP Reviews | EB8 employer ballot | National Health Reform Transition Award


Protect jobs, don't cut them

Posted by Alex Scott on January 25, 2012

In its Mid-Year Financial Review the state government announced that it was extending the Voluntary Separations Program (VSP) to include another 1,500 positions.


Senior Payroll Specialist Progression update

Posted by Alex Scott on January 10, 2012

The working group has put together a Senior Payroll Specialist Progression document to be used as the basis for our negotiations with Queensland Health.  This document includes the Senior Payroll Specialist Position Description as well as the criteria and evidence for progression to AO4.  This document is not the final outcome but will be used as a starting point for discussions with the Department.  This is your chance to have a say in whether you support the proposed document as a starting point for moving forward.


At the latest compulsory conference in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) on 22 December three matters were discussed


The state government should talk to its workers before making rash decisions, like the wholesale restructure of Queensland Health.


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