Private Sector Union News: June 2017

Posted by Together Queensland on June 2, 2017

Welcome to the June Edition of your Union news!

If you are proud of your workplace and the work you do, encourage your colleagues to join your union!

Don’t forget: use Together MyPage to change or update your membership details. You can like our Facebook page herefollow us on Twitter and on Instagram.

St Vincent's: Successful ballot!

Posted by Together Queensland on June 1, 2017

Congratulations! As you will have seen the ballot results for your new agreement has been overwhelmingly endorsed across St Vincent’s Health Queensland.

EB9 & HPDO: Back Pay date

Posted by Alex Scott on May 31, 2017

Great news! Your agreement is scheduled to be certified by the Industrial Relations Commission next Wednesday 7 June. This means your hard work has finally paid off and you will have a new agreement in a week's time. 

On Wednesday evening, Child Safety and public service activists met with government MPs to talk about the need for more resources for Child Safety.

Activists spoke strongly about why they do the work they do – and how that work supports families in our community.

Union news in DET

Posted by Together Queensland on May 30, 2017

Last week Together organisers have visited 250 schools and spoken to many of you. Thank you for taking the time to chat with us and making your union stronger. Welcome to the new members who are receiving a union news for the first time!

TAFE May Update

Posted by Together Queensland on May 30, 2017

Like always it’s busy in TAFE at the moment with consultative committees, reviews, restructures and temporary conversions. Keep reading to get the latest on things happening in your workplaces.

National Reconciliation Week

Posted by Vivenne Doogan on May 29, 2017

On Saturday we marked the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum that gave the Federal parliament the power to make laws for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and recognise them in the national census. You can read more about the referendum and its significance here.

Youth Detention: You won 100% WorkCover!

Posted by James Douglas on May 23, 2017

We just received the good news: you've finally won 100% WorkCover for all Youth Justice workers.

What is the LNP's job cuts plan?

Posted by Alex Scott on May 20, 2017

According to ReachTel polling conducted for Together, Queenslanders overwhelmingly believe that Tim Nicholls and the LNP should tell the truth about their plans to cut public service jobs.

QUT - Intentions to introduce workplace change

Posted by Valda Graham on May 19, 2017

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has notified your Union of its intention to introduce workplace change for:

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