Important! Back-pay potential for School Science Officer members

Posted by Kayleen and the Together Schools Team on November 7, 2016

Recently we asked members to let us know if you are receiving a "red-circle" payment as members had contacted us with concerns that they had been underpaid.

This matter has been brought to the attention of regional offices by Together members and HR have noted that there is an issue of underpayment.

HPDO: It's time to get together!

Posted by Together Queensland on November 4, 2016

Yesterday in negotiations Queensland Health showed their true colours by outright rejecting some of our important claims.

QH rejected extra pay points for HP5 and HP6 and rejected a progression from HP3 to HP4. QH has said NO to ensure that our pay levels and opportunities for career progression were fairer and reflective of the work we do.

EB9: We're backing ourselves!

Posted by Together Queensland on November 3, 2016

We’ve heard nothing but crickets from management this week which indicates to us they still aren’t moving on their position.

The exciting news is that we have had our first Protected Action Ballot back and it was successful! Congratulations to all of the members who have been getting together and voting to take action.

Here is the next step.

Posted by Together Queensland on October 31, 2016

logo_250_90_purp_letters.pngOur campaign is working!

On Friday afternoon, the Finance and Admin Committee of MPs released its report for the Industrial Relations Bill. In that report, the government members of the committee recommended that the Public Service Act be amended to allow the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission to deal with matters of ongoing temporary work.

Making Policelink better

Posted by Dan Goldman and the Together Police team on October 31, 2016

A range of issues have been raised with me by union members at Policelink. Members have raised with me their concerns about the new shift swap policy and the possibility of some shift roster time changes that are currently being discussed. 

HPDO: Queensland Health rejects our claims

Posted by Together Queensland on October 27, 2016

HPDOYesterday when we met with Queensland Health negotiators they came clean.

They are not supporting the vast majority of important claims we have made to improve our working lives, our patient’s lives and our health services.

Read here the full list of items. Now we need to act.

Important schools update: Your feedback required

Posted by Together Schools Team on October 26, 2016

It's been a busy start to Term 4 for our union in schools. With big changes coming in 2017 we wanted to update you and ask for your feedback on several key matters.

TAFE Educators bargaining agreement

Posted by Rob Rule on October 25, 2016

Together delegates have recently negotiated a final draft of the proposed TAFE Queensland Educators Certified Agreement 2016. While Together has given in-principle support for the deal, that support is subject to endorsement by Together members. So we need to know your thoughts. You can find the draft agreement here.

EB9: We voted on our PAB!

Posted by Kathlene, Together delegate on October 25, 2016

My name is Kathlene and I work for eHealth in the Central Queensland SDU. I'm excited to let you know that today my team and I have officially voted to take action. 

Time to get active for Your Protection at Work.

Posted by Alex Scott on October 24, 2016

logo_250_90_purp_letters.pngCongratulations to all the members who have committed to attend an event in your workplace tomorrowYou will be part of a group of hundreds of members across Queensland taking action to strengthen our employment security.

This campaign is growing stronger by the day and has been led by Together members like yourself -  be it by making submissions to parliament, joining the online rally or attending meetings with politicians. Tomorrow is the next stage of our campaign.

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