Change Proposals at Griffith

Posted by Valda Graham on October 20, 2017

As we all know Griffith University is exploring major transformational change across all areas of its business with movements of those activities resulting in regular releases of workplace change proposals. With so much uncertainty around us, we would ask you to encourage your work colleagues who are not in the Union to join and so that we can work together to find alternative solutions that have a less negative effect on how workplace change is proposed and introduced.

Update and a Key Report

Posted by Kate Flanders on October 20, 2017

As part of the Therapy Attraction and Retention Working Group Together members recently completed surveys in relation to the implementation of Evidence Based Practice.

Private Sector News - October 2017

Posted by Private Sector Team on October 13, 2017

Welcome to the October edition of Your Union News!

The Australian superannuation system is the envy of much of the world and its under threat by new laws proposed by the federal government. 

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 DET union update

Posted by Kate Flanders on October 3, 2017

In the last quarter of the year (where did that all go?!) there are a lot of things happening and we are all waiting for a potential announcement of the imminent state election. As Together members we all know what a difference the policies of the government of the day make to our work and our lives. We’ll be contacting you all about the Stand for Queensland campaign in the lead up to the election soon!

Schools: Term 4 Update

Posted by Kate Flanders on October 3, 2017

It's Term 4 already and there is a lot going on for union members in Schools. Please have a read of the updates below and make sure you sign our petition to the Minister about job security.

QLD Health Continuous Shift Workers: Have your say

Posted by Together Queensland on September 27, 2017

In the drafting of your agreement last year, Queensland Health tried to rush through changes to the whole days off provisions for continuous shift workers. Union members called for and won a review of the whole days off provisions as part of the agreement.  

JCU Member update – Agreement voted down

Posted by Irene Monro on September 20, 2017

Members will be aware that the majority of JCU staff who participated in the recent ballot have voted No to the new proposed agreement.

The University has reported that at the close of the ballot on Friday, 54% of staff participated in the vote and 58% of those staff voted No.

QANTAS - Good news for part time staff!

Posted by Billy Colless on September 20, 2017

Good news: part time staff will receive more hours because of your union delegates, who have negotiated a fair outcome on QANTAS’ proposal to employ 5-10 Fixed Term (Temporary staff).

CQU Bargaining Update – It’s time to have your say!

Posted by Irene Monro on September 18, 2017

I'm sure many of you will be happy to hear that finally there is a new proposed agreement for you to consider after Unions reached an in-principle agreement with management at CQU.

Timeline for marriage equality postal survey

Posted by Alex Scott on September 15, 2017

This week Australia Post started posting the marriage equality surveys. Keep an eye on your letter box for your ballot between now and 25 September.

If you don't receive a survey by 25 September, you will need to get in contact with the ABS here to request a new one before 11 October.

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