Jobs, Wages and Negotiations

Posted by Alex Scott on May 11, 2012

Congratulations on the success of our Labour Day activities over the last week. Together members turned out in large numbers and members and delegates spoke to the media about job security issues. See this interview with Steve Austin on ABC Radio Brisbane for one example of this coverage.

It was great to see.

Mater rally for wages

Posted by Alex Scott on May 5, 2012

Queensland Health has told the Mater that it will only fund 2.5% of the 3% negotiated for Health Practitioners, meaning that the hospital now has to find the remaining 0.5% increase from within its own budget.

Now more than ever, it's time to join

Posted by Kate Flanders on May 2, 2012

We have been emailing you a lot recently, but these next few weeks and months will determine what the future looks like for the Queensland public sector. The best thing way that we can secure our jobs and make sure that our wages and conditions remain fair is to have a strong union, and it's important that we get this message out.  A strong union is one with as many members as possible prepared to support union campaigns.


Posted by Vivienne Doogan on May 1, 2012

Thank you so much to everyone around the state who stood up for public services today. Thousands of people around the state sent a strong message about the importance of job security - your jobs are vital, to your colleagues and to our community.

EB8 - latest information and back pay details

Posted by Alex Scott on April 30, 2012

At the EB8 implementation group Together delegates were informed that the Certification of the EB8 agreement will take place in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) on the 8th May 2012.

Communities: Your Work Matters!

Posted by Alex Scott on April 30, 2012

Tomorrow Tuesday 1st May, is a chance for union members to support each other and send a strong message to Government - that your work matters!

Schools Officers Society Conference information

Posted by Alex Scott on April 28, 2012

Together strongly supports the conference and encourages all members to attend if possible.

Send a Message - 1 May

Posted by Alex Scott on April 26, 2012

Now is the time to highlight just how important your jobs are, and the jobs of those around you.

Update Payroll Staff Proposal

Posted by Julie Bignell on April 23, 2012

In this update:

Clause Three -Progression from Payroll Officer 2 (AO3) to Senior Payroll Specialist (AO4)
Clause Five - AO2 to AO3
Clause Six Temporary to Permanent Conversion
Clause Nine - Higher Duties Direct Appointment

Townsville Members Meeting - 26th April - All welcome

Posted by Kate Flanders on April 20, 2012

We will be holding a general members meeting for the Townsville area to discuss local issues affecting members, and to give you the opportunity to become more involved in the direction of our union locally.

1800 177 244