Changes at James Cook University

Posted by Valda Graham on January 28, 2016

James Cook University has recently released its Change Management Plan for the Division of Services and Resources.  The new structure is planned to take effect 1 February 2016.

State Government Protective Security Service pay and conditions 2016

Posted by Together Queensland on January 19, 2016

Thanks to all the State Government Protective Security Service union members who responded to the recent survey to develop your union’s Log of Claims. Union members are asking for a fair deal for SGPSS.

You can see your proposed Log of Claims here.

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2016. We wish we could write to you with some happier news, but…

Guess what?

Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service management is trying to introduce compulsory medical testing and forced disclosure of private medical information.

Workcover Survey

Posted by Together Queensland on December 21, 2015

Early in 2016, the collective agreement that covers staff in Workcover will expire.

Right now, members have the opportunity to have their say in our survey. This survey will help determine the issues that Together brings to negotiations ahead of bargaining for the new agreement.

Changes on the Gold Coast

Posted by Together Queensland on December 21, 2015

As you may be aware there are a number of proposed organisational changes at Gold Coast HHS that are at different stages of discussion. Some are still developing the required business cases and in others business cases have been completed.

As union members it is important that you know about these proposals and have a say.

Core EB UPDATE: Your wages and conditions

Posted by Alex Scott on December 16, 2015

Your voice has been heard.

The result of the ballot of Together members was a clear majority in favour of withdrawing from arbitration and accepting the settlement offer from government.

Health EB8: Celebrate your pay this week

Posted by Alex Scott on December 16, 2015

Click here to download your pay day celebration poster

2015 has been a big year for Together members. After you campaigned for a new government and a fair pay increase for Queensland Health workers, you secured a 2.5% increase for AO, OO, PO and TO staff.

Core members: Have your say on the proposed settlement offer

Posted by Alex Scott on December 7, 2015

After years of campaigning for a fair pay increase, Together members now have the opportunity to have your say on the government’s proposed settlement of the Core agreement.

Core CBD Meetings

Posted by Together Queensland on December 4, 2015

Together members across the public sector have stood strong and secured an offer from the government for settlement for the Core collective agreement. 

Next week a series of meetings will be held in the CBD and surrounding suburbs for members to talk about what they have achieved by acting together, to find out what this offer means, to find out more on other issues and the endorsement process that will happen over the coming weeks.

Unfair Overpayments Policy

Posted by TMR team on December 4, 2015

Your union office has been made aware of a new TMR policy on recovery of overpayments.  This policy was developed without consultation with union members and the department did not seek feedback from its workers prior to implementing the policy, which came into effect on 15 July this year.

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