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.

Another important union win in eHealth

Posted by Allison Finley-Bissett on October 21, 2016

On Wednesday we emailed you with the news that Queensland Health has agreed that temporary contracts in eHealth will be extended to 31 January 2017. You can read that email here.

Mt Isa - meet your local MP

Posted by Together Queensland on October 21, 2016

logo_250_90_purp_letters.pngOur campaign for improving public sector permanency is gaining momentum. We are getting the attention of politicians and the media from around Queensland. But we need to keep this momentum going locally.

To win the campaign and pass laws to improve rights for long-term higher duties, temporary, casual, and labour hire employees, we need to get the votes of 45 politicians onside.

Reminder: Day of Action Tuesday 25th Oct

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on October 21, 2016

logo_250_90_purp_letters.pngNext Tuesday, your state-wide day of action kicks off with members across Queensland meeting to bring attention to the issues of ongoing temporary, casual and contract employment in the public sector.

Holding these meetings is the next step in our campaign for employment security. After 829 submissions to parliament, 500,000 views of our online rally and positive meetings with key cross-bench MPs, our campaign is gaining momentum!

Corrections - Breaking news: your agreement ballot

Posted by Together Queensland on October 21, 2016

We have just received word that your agreement received an overwhelming YES vote in the ballot – over 95% of votes were in favour of certification.

CITEC: Update on your certified agreement

Posted by Together CITEC delegates on October 21, 2016

As you know, your Together delegates Paul O'Driscoll, Neville Leggett and Darrel Altmann have been negotiating with CITEC to develop a replacement for the CITEC Certified Agreement 2015 which nominally expires on 31 October.

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