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.

For DAFF Together Members - Job Loss Announcements

Posted by Alex Scott on August 10, 2012

This week we have seen the announcement of the tragic loss in jobs in DAFF and unfortunately more comments from the Minister today that it is likely further jobs in DAFF in regional offices may go.

Job Security in DJAG

Posted by Alex Scott on August 10, 2012

Many of you will have heard the rumours about proposed restructures in the Department of Justice and Attorney General - particularly in the areas of State Reporting Bureau and regional court houses. The below article has to date been the key source of information on these matters:

Yesterday the Treasurer refused to listen to three public servants about the impact that the government's job cuts are having on people's lives and workloads. This morning he announced that he expects 20 000 jobs to go in the September budget.

Job security in DTMR

Posted by Alex Scott on August 7, 2012

As you would be aware, your Minister last week announced in Parliament that 1970 workers in the Department of Transport of Main Roads will be out of a job by Christmas - without any further details.

Public Trustee: Specified Advertising to Commence for AO3s

Posted by Alex Scott on August 7, 2012

A big thank you to everyone who supplied their feedback on the recruitment of AO3 positions as per the workforce plan.

Public works offer update

Posted by Alex Scott on August 6, 2012

Yesterday I was asked for comment by a Courier Mail journalist about a revised offer from the government for the core public service. This was the first that the union office had heard about this – but I was glad of the news.

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