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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.


Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry - Your Say

Posted by Alex Scott on August 21, 2012

In excellent news our union, Together, will have - Senior Witness Status - as part of the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry occurring now.


All Mater Admin Operational Members: EBA Update

Posted by Alex Scott on August 21, 2012

Your delegates have finalised the negotiations regarding your Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) with Mater Management and the Mater will shortly begin consulting with staff as required by the Fair Work Act.


Votes are in and Conciliation Tonight

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on August 20, 2012

This afternoon from 4:30pm we have been meeting with government representatives in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission as part of the 'conciliation' process. We are working through the list of issues that were 'on the table' during negotiations and working out if there is any more movement available to get us closer to an agreement.


Too far, too much, too quickly

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on August 19, 2012

Yesterday morning the Premier was peppered with questions from concerned Queenslanders on talk back radio but was still maintaining that Queenslanders are thankful for his governments cuts. Every day more and more vital services, jobs and programs are being cut.


Update for Together Members - NRM and EHP

Posted by Alex Scott on August 16, 2012

On 13 August 2012 NRM Departmental representatives met with our Union NRM delegates and provided an update on the organisational change process in Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM).


Quick update: Meeting with Minister Flegg

Posted by Alex Scott on August 16, 2012

On Tuesday Together delegates as well as representatives from other unions -  United Voice, CFMEU, ETU, APSMEA, the Plumbers Union, and the AMWU - met with Minister Flegg.


What Campbell Newman said before the election

Posted by Vivienne Doogan on August 14, 2012

Every day there are new announcements and rumours about restructures of departments and jobs being lost. I know it is affecting my friends and family members as well as union members I talk to every day. The latest announcement in Queensland Health could affect potentially thousands of members’ livelihoods and have a devastating impact on services.


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