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You won better employment security!

Posted by Together Queensland on December 6, 2016

Congratulations! Thanks to your hard work from next year temporary workers will have better rights and more employment security.  Last week the government with the support of the independents and Katter party passed amended legislation that will give public sector workers the right to lodge an appeal regarding the decision made not to convert them to permanent status. This will take effect in the new year.

This is a huge win for union members! 


Offer documents received

Posted by Alex Scott on November 29, 2016

Yesterday afternoon we received a new offer from the government to settle the EB9 and HPDO collective agreements.

On the basis of this new offer coming through, your delegates voted to suspend the rally outside Parliament House that we were planning to hold today (and all other industrial action) while members consider the new offer.


URGENT UPDATE: Rally tomorrow IS POSTPONED

Posted by Together Health Team on November 28, 2016

Tomorrow's rally outside Parliament House has been POSTPONED.


Update on your SGS Certified Agreement 2016

Posted by Dan and the Together SGS Team on November 28, 2016

Together Union Delegates from SGS met on 22 November 2016 at the Together Union Office in Peel Street, South Brisbane to discuss issues to be addressed over the life of the new State Government Security Certified Agreement 2016. 


ACE Wage Offer - Is this a RACE to the Bottom!

Posted by Together Queensland on November 25, 2016

ACE management have made it very clear that moving forward to finalising the ACE Enterprise Agreement 2016, the best offer to you is a wage rise that is less than the cost of living!


HPDO: For patients and for our work – come to the rally

Posted by Michelle, HP delegate on November 24, 2016

hpdo_logo.pngWe're taking action to protect our work in supporting patients across Queensland.


QUT: Paid meetings to discuss Final Proposal – Real Difference

Posted by Together Queensland on November 24, 2016

QUT has released its Final Change Management and Implementation Plan for its Real Difference – Enhancing the Student Experience. Click here to view the document in full.


An update on your QML Pathology Enterprise Agreement 2016

Posted by Together Queensland on November 22, 2016

Voting will soon open for the proposed QML Pathology Enterprise Agreement 2016. After an access period to allow all employees to consider the proposal, the ballot will be open from 1 December to 12 December 2016. Remember no one can vote on your behalf. To have your say, Together urges you to vote.


CYDC Union meeting - 1300 hrs, Wed 23rd

Posted by Together Queensland on November 22, 2016

Every worker deserves to come home safe from work.

Since last week’s major incident at the Cleveland Youth Detention Centre, Together delegates and the local organiser Norm Jacobsen have been working with Together members on what need to be done in this centre so that this terrible incident doesn’t happen again.


EB9: I did it, you can too!

Posted by Brendan, Together Townsville delegate on November 22, 2016

Yesterday, my colleagues and I were the first group around the state to hold our public rally at Townsville Hospital. We had our HPDO colleagues turn out to join us. We had big local media coverage and we're following that up with calls to our local MPs. We talked about the things we're really worried about – job security and workload management – that Queensland Health is currently doing nothing to fix in our EB offer. We need the Minister to intervene now.

Townsville union members stop work


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