Corrections: Meeting with the new Minister

Posted by Michael Thomas on November 22, 2016

Yesterday Together Secretary Alex Scott, delegates Gordon Murray, Jason Hunt and David McInnes along with Michael Thomas from the union office met with the new Minister Mark Ryan.

The Minister has already visited Wolston Correctional Centre and stated how impressed he was with the work and commitment of CCOs he met and made it clear that his number one priority was the safety of Correctional staff.


Schools News - November 18th

Posted by Kate & Kayleen from the Together Schools Team on November 18, 2016

Your Together delegates have been working very hard this Term trying to make the additional funding injection for school support staff next year happen in a sensible way.

Unfortunately we know that there is some bad advice circulating and we need to correct the record. It is an absolutely important time for you to get in touch and to clarify advice in writing so we can escalate things with regional office and central office. 

HPDO: It's time to act

Posted by Alex Scott on November 17, 2016

Together HPDO bargaining

On Thursday 29 November we'll be rallying outside Parliament House to send the message to the politicians – you must intervene now to give your health staff a fair and reasonable offer.

If you're outside of Brisbane, check the list of events here and come to your local rally.

Corrections: Have your say on uniforms

Posted by Darren Roach - Together Delegate on November 17, 2016

For those who don’t know me, I’m Darren Roach from BCC, one of your elected State Conference delegates.

EB9: It's time for action

Posted by Alex Scott on November 15, 2016

Stand up for Queensland Health workers!

Join me on Tuesday 29 November at 12:00pm outside Parliament House. 

If you live outside of Brisbane, check out our other key events happening across the state.

It’s time to tell the Health Minister and the government that you are essential to our health system and your wages and conditions are just as important as nurses, doctors, teachers and police.

Yesterday I went with your delegates to a meeting with Queensland Health negotiators.

This was supposed to be a meeting to put real options on the table for a new agreement for your wages and conditions for the next three years. QH had nothing new to say.

HPDO: Your offer from the DG

Posted by Alex Scott on November 10, 2016

Late yesterday I received a formal "offer" to form a certified agreement to govern your wages and conditions for the next 3 years.

Together HPDO campaign

Together News - November 2016

Posted by Together Queensland on November 9, 2016

Welcome to Together News for November. Below are a few of the many stories of wins and achievements happening across our union membership. 
Remember you can access Together MyPage to change or update your membership details. You can like our Facebook page here and follow us on Twitter or on Instagram.

EB9: Tell the DG to #behere4qld

Posted by EB9 Delegates on November 8, 2016

On Friday, Michael Walsh, the Director-General of Queensland Health, emailed us about how working for Queensland Health is a great thing to do. We know that we're all committed to our work and do a great job for Queenslanders.

Email the DG to tell him just talking about values won't fix anything if he isn't bargaining in good faith with union members. 

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.

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