Treasury and Trade Together Members Update

Posted by Alex Scott on August 30, 2012

In early July, Treasury and Trade advised the union of potential organisational change in Qld Treasury and Trade. The union office was advised at that time that no positions had yet been declared surplus to requirements.

Your Action Matters

Posted by Alex Scott on August 30, 2012

There have been more meetings with the Public Service Commission and hearings in front of the Industrial Commission this week about your agreement. Tomorrow, that is, Friday the 31st of August, we have another conciliation conference scheduled to go over once again our key issues in dispute – job security, wages, consultation – just to name a few. Thank you to the thousands of members who voted in the poll on wages – this has informed your Steering Committee delegates on the best strategy for our wages claim at this moment in our conciliation.

Health members in SEQ: Employment Security Matters!

Posted by Alex Scott on August 30, 2012

Two weeks ago  the Courier Mail reported 4000 jobs being at risk in Queensland Health in areas such as preventative health. Last week the government introduced legislation into Parliament with the intent of removing all employment security protections in Queensland Health and across government and this legislation came into affect on Wednesday 29 August.

Together Metropolitan TMR members

Posted by Alex Scott on August 29, 2012

Due to the number of changes occurring within the department, and the government's attack on the consultative and job security provisions of your agreement, Together will be holding a lunchtime report back/BBQ at the Spring Hill BBQ area this Friday from 12pm to 1pm.

Health members in Townsville: Employment Security Matters!

Posted by Alex Scott on August 29, 2012

Together members are invited to attend this special meeting about the much publicized cuts to public sector jobs and services, including potentially impacts on our Health Service budget.

CITEC Together Members - Update on our Wages and Conditions

Posted by Paul O'Driscoll on August 24, 2012

On Thursday afternoon I, along with Neville Leggett (Delegate) and Assistant Secretary Kate Flanders met with CITEC Management representatives and a representative of the Public Service Commission to have a second negotiation meeting about our wages and conditions.

Quick Poll - Please have your say

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on August 24, 2012

Have your say: Vote on our wage claim (poll below), before having your say please note the below | Parliaments actions on the possibility of negotiating wages for job security.

A government out of control

Posted by Alex Scott on August 23, 2012

"I pledge to you that we will conduct ourselves with humility, grace and dignity" - Campbell Newman, 24 March 2012

As you may be aware, the government has issued several new directives to set out processes for restructures of the public service, and how affected employees are dealt with.  These Directives are:

Letter to Premier 21st August

Posted by Alex Scott on August 22, 2012

The critical issue of job security for public sector workers is still at the forefront of our union campaigning.

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