Stand with your fellow workers - VOTE NO in Housing and Public Works

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on October 22, 2012

Hundreds of members that we have spoken to have said that they have voted no or will vote no in the EB agreement ballot.

Update on TAFE Educational Staff Agreement

Posted by Alex Scott on October 16, 2012

Important Update on the TAFE Educational Employees Agreement

Training Taskforce Interim Report puts TAFE under Threat

Posted by Alex Scott on October 16, 2012

Queensland Skills and Training Taskforce issued their interim report on 31 August 2012. This report recommends targeting industrial conditions, closing campuses and increasing the number of casual staff. To read more about this report and how you can be involved click here.

Your agreement, the Supreme Court and why we must vote no

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on October 8, 2012

The government says that the upcoming ballot on your agreement is about you having a say about wages, not job security – they are wrong. If we vote for an agreement without a job security clause, there is no going back. It is game over for permanent employment in the public service under this government.

Let me explain why.

Queensland Health cuts: end the uncertainty!

Posted by Alex Scott on October 5, 2012

From early September, Premier Newman announced 4000 job cuts to Health areas.  Then on budget day, he advised the media that public servants and health workers deserved certainty' and would know whether they were staying or going.  As we are all aware, this has not been the case.

DTMR: Arbitration outcome for Transport and Main Roads

Posted by Alex Scott on October 3, 2012

The decision of the full bench of the Queensland Industrial Relation Commission was handed down today 3 October 2012.  While the monetary outcomes are not as high as those sought by Together they ensure members in TMR will remain ahead of the Core based on the proposed offer of 2.35% p/a.

QHealth: Change of Pay Day

Posted by Alex Scott on October 3, 2012

As you are no doubt aware Queensland Health is changing the pay day for workers  this month.

Message to JAG Members - Restructuring and Job Cuts Dispute

Posted by Alex Scott on October 2, 2012

Last Friday Together took the Department of Justice and Attorney General to a hearing in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission. This action was at the request of members, after serious concerns have been raised about the way in which job cuts are being carried out in some areas of Justice.

Speak out against forced job cuts

Posted by Alex Scott on September 24, 2012

This Wednesday 26th September we will be standing together with our colleagues to let the Department know that we unhappy with the process they are using to go about implementing the government job cuts agenda in DAFF.

New Offer made for Housing and Public Works Business Units.

Posted by Alex Scott on September 21, 2012

Today the Department of Housing and Public Works made a new offer for all the business unit agreements (Project Services, QBuild Office Staff, State Government Security, QFleet, SDS and GoPrint.)

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