Posted by Alex Scott on September 30, 2011
This week thousands of workers in Queensland's social and community sector were expecting a pay rise as a result of the successful Pay Up for Pay Equity campaign. A regulation to make these pay rises enforceable was due to come into effect on the first of October. Eight days before it was due, politicians in Canberra blocked it.
Posted by Alex Scott on September 29, 2011
This is a crucial time for the future of your wages and conditions, and you need to make your voice heard.
Posted by Alex Scott on September 26, 2011
Members of your union, Together, are holding a meeting on the future wages and conditions of QIMR employees, after this Thursday's negotiation meeting with QIMR management where we will have a finalised offer for members to consider.
Posted by Alex Scott on September 24, 2011
Your union's delegates have gained employer agreement to our log of claims. This has important implications for your working conditions - see our QIMR blog for more. Visit www.together.org.au/qimrblog and sign up to read of the latest update.
Posted by Julie Bignell on September 23, 2011
Your Delegates yesterday met with representatives of the Premier's Department and Health Department after the Premier's agreement to intervene in the current classification dispute. In attendance were both Director-Generals, and a number of other senior staff, alongside 14 Delegates from across the state, and Assistant General Secretary of Together, Julie Bignell.
Posted by Alex Scott on September 21, 2011
Negotiators met today with QHealth representatives, despite a last minute suggestion by QH that there was no need to meet because they didn't have anything to talk about. As members would expect, we insisted the meeting go ahead, because we have plenty to talk about!
Posted by Alex Scott on September 17, 2011
Your union's delegates are continuing their work with QIMR management to get a new agreement formed that reflects the aspirations of the people who work at QIMR.
Posted by Alex Scott on September 15, 2011
Your workplace union delegates have been busy in the early stages of negotiations for your new collective agreement that will set your wages and conditions for the next three years.
Posted by Julie Bignell on September 15, 2011
Please read on for the latest update regarding payroll specific negotiations with Queensland Health.
Posted by Alex Scott on September 11, 2011
There’s been plenty of commentary and talk about the ten-year anniversary of the terrible events of September 11, 2001.