ITHACA TAFE Rally Monday

Posted by Jan Shepperd on November 28, 2014

This week Queensland students who have completed year 12 are celebrating. However next week they will be faced with tough choices, choices the LNP have made harder.

Whether young Queenslanders choose to enrol at university, TAFE or enter the workforce they will be faced with the real world effects of LNP policies.

HP/DO: Arbitration

Posted by Kate Flanders on November 28, 2014

This morning your delegates and I put your bottom line position to Queensland Health again at the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission and they said no.

In our quick poll conducted over the last 24 hours, 96% of members said they wanted to put this bottom line to Queensland Health, and we put it strongly today.

The refusal of Queensland Health to come to a reasonable deal today is disappointing to say the least, but sadly not unexpected.

Police Update

Posted by Allison Finley-Bissett on November 28, 2014

Corrections: Jarrod Bleijie says your delegates are lying.

Posted by Together Corrections Team on November 27, 2014

Prisoner overcrowding is dangerous. You know this and you are not making it up.

HP/DO Alert: We need your quick vote today

Posted by Together Health Team on November 27, 2014

Tomorrow is the final day of conciliation where we may settle a deal with Queensland Health on your wages and conditions for the next 2-3 years.

6 and 7 December - State Schools Alliance in action

Posted by Kate Flanders on November 25, 2014

As the end of Term 4 creeps closer it is more important than ever that we use this time to make sure that what we want for Christmas is on the agenda:

• Fair Pay
• A fair allocative model
• Certainty about our jobs

Kayleen and I will be in touch about the Flying Start news at the end of this week after a meeting on Thursday.

6 and 7 December

Posted by Alex Scott on November 25, 2014

We have an opportunity to make a big difference together on the 6th and 7th of December. 

This week we have more ads on the air, thanks to you and the hundreds of new union members who have joined over our campaign for fair pay for all.

But as this is a campaign targeting politicians and asking them to keep their promises we also need to be very direct.

HP/DOs: Do you get paid Student Supervision Allowance?

Posted by HP and DO delegates on November 21, 2014

HP/DOs: Paying out your Divisional and District Allowance

Posted by Together Queensland on November 21, 2014

Because you work in a regional or remote area you may be entitled to receive a Divisional and District Allowance (parities). As pat of the current government's approach to stripping allowances they removed this entitlement from your Award. As a union we then raised this as a cut to your wages in our bargaining process.

Survey - Staff Morale in Queensland Health

Posted by Alex Scott on November 20, 2014

What you do is important. Even with a large decentralised population we have amazing facilities and incredible health workers in every corner of Queensland.

Every day in Queensland Health you are keeping the system running and doing your best to provide quality health care. But the government who should be supporting you insist on putting the bottom line ahead of health care.

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