Extension of Secondments and Inappropriate Advice from Managers

Posted by Alex Scott on December 22, 2011

Recently there have been some issues with advice being provided to employees who are coming to the end of an approved secondment period and are exploring their options to extend that secondment arrangement.  Essentially, members have reported that some managers are advising that they should consider resigning from the Department and are not open to considering any other avenue to continue their seconded arrangement.

Seasons Greetings from Our Union Office

Posted by Alex Scott on December 21, 2011

Being in a union is about sticking together to make sure that everyone is treated fairly and with dignity and respect. This year every union member has been part of this story of solidarity and respect - thank you.

UniSuper and members' superannuation

Posted by Alex Scott on December 20, 2011

You are probably aware of recent media coverage regarding the status of defined benefits accounts in UniSuper funds.

UMail - Health Edition

Posted by Alex Scott on December 17, 2011

In this edition: Queensland Health Corporate Structure | VSPs | HP wage increases and Back pay | HP Reviews

Senior Payroll Specialist Progression

Posted by Alex Scott on December 16, 2011

Attached is the position description that has been created by your Working Group.   We have also attached the original draft document created by Qhealth for your information.

Same wages. Same conditions. A win for workers and TMR

Posted by Alex Scott on December 16, 2011

Together members campaigned for much of 2011 to see all TMR staff be brought under a single collective agreement in order to restore wage balance and harmonise conditions for all TMR workers.

Issues identified with Option A billing arrangements and bulk billing Acute Primary Care Clinics (APCCs) collocated with Emergency Departments

Together Queensland, has for a number of years been attempting to resolve anomalies and problems associated with private practice policies, private practice contracts and various private practice arrangements.

The future of Queensland Health: meeting Tuesday 12pm

Posted by Alex Scott on December 15, 2011

Over the last few days there's been plenty of discussion about Queensland Health - but what will the changes to Queensland Health mean to Corporate Office staff?

Santa and Caseload Benchmarks

Posted by Alex Scott on December 13, 2011

The work you do with Queensland's most vulnerable children is truly amazing. Having spoken to you on many occasions I know that your jobs must be incredibly difficult and challenging, but the way you are all so committed to making a better world for these young people is truly an inspiration.

Reform of Vocational Education and Training

Posted by Alex Scott on December 12, 2011

Now is the chance for you to have your say  on reform of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector.

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