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.

Private Sector News - September 2017

Posted by The Together Private Sector team on September 15, 2017

Congratulations to Qantas members for winning the 2017 ACTU Jennie George award! Read on for this and more stories in you September Union news.

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.

Concerns regarding BDH and UQSoD

Posted by Heather and the Together Health Team on September 15, 2017

Union members create safer workplaces by identifying concerns, raising them with management and working collectively to find suitable solutions.  

Together members in Metro North Oral Health have been raising numerous concerns regarding the co-location of Brisbane Dental Hospital (BDH) staff with the University of Queensland School of Dentistry (UQSoD) at Herston. These issues include:

Opal members - Your agreement is still at the FWC

Posted by Megan & the Together Aged Care Team on September 15, 2017

Further to the update on the 1st of September; Your Enterprise Bargaining agreement is still sitting with the Fair Work Commission for certification. 

QPS AO2 Administration Support Review

Posted by Alex Scott on September 13, 2017

Last week, your union met with QPS to continue progressing the AO2 Administration Support Review, looking at AO2s that work in stations and undertake counter work.

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