Your Union Mail - August 2017

Posted by Private Sector Team on August 8, 2017

This month, your national union has released a comprehensive report into superannuation and retirement. Women are retiring with 47% less super than men. Check out the super story below for more. 

Don’t forget: use Together MyPage to change or update your membership details. You can also use Together MyPage to create your union fees tax statement for the 2016/17 financial year. Remember union fees are tax deductible. You can like the Together Facebook page herefollow us on Twitter and on Instagram.

Your delegates have been concerned to hear that the rollout of body cameras by Queensland Corrective Services has not taken place according to what everyone agreed was best practice – cameras mounted on vests. This is despite all the evidence from the trial making clear the advantages of mounting the cameras on vests.

Qantas announce potential redundancies

Posted by Billy Colless on August 4, 2017

Qantas Airports has today announced a decision to centralise its Workforce Planning (WFP) function into the Qantas Campus in Mascot, Sydney. As a result of this decision, up to 101 ASU covered positions in ports across Australia may become redundant. Eighteen of these will be located in Brisbane.

Schools members are stars in our schools

Posted by Alex Scott on August 3, 2017

School Support Staff Recognition Week is well underway. Together facilitates School Support Staff Recognition Week every year to highlight the important work you do to keep our great state schools running.

CQU EB Update

Posted by Valda Graham on August 2, 2017

After a break in negotiations over the school holidays, our Union was hopeful of some positive news to bring negotiations to a conclusion after many months of bargaining.

TUH Bargaining Update

Posted by Together Queensland on July 28, 2017

Your Together Bargaining representatives met this week on Wednesday 26 July, to discuss the response to management's latest offer.

Your delegates and union are confident that the protections around the performance agreements and the links to the classification structure would be satisfactory if included in the agreement. 

Together News - July 2017

Posted by Alex Scott on July 27, 2017

We are now more than half way through the year and it's time for July's edition of Union News! There is so much going on across our union, so read on! 

Don’t forget: use Together MyPage for your tax statement for the last financial year or to update your membership details. You can like our Facebook page herefollow us on Twitter and on Instagram.

Update for TUH members

Posted by Suzi Wharton on July 25, 2017

At your bargaining negotiations’ last week, issues surrounding classification levels went some way to be addressed.  

Schools: Term 3 Update

Posted by Kate Flanders on July 21, 2017

Are you ready to celebrate the great work you do in your school? School Support Staff Recognition Week is nearly here! 31 July-4 August. Every school has been sent a celebration kit of posters, stickers and balloons – they were posted last week so if they have not arrived yet any day now! You can also print additional posters here. Celebrate and be celebrated! Without you, schools just would not work!

Participate in the QPS Our People Matter strategy

Posted by Alex Scott on July 20, 2017

As an employee of the Queensland Police Service, you may have heard of Our People Matter, a strategy being developed to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of all QPS employees and their families.

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