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Union News: June 2018

Posted by Alex Scott on June 18, 2018

Welcome to the June edition of Union News!

Read on for news from around our union!


Update for Health payroll members

Posted by The Together Health Team on June 15, 2018

There is a few items of interest for payroll members at the moment. Please read on for an update.


SWHHS District Consultive Forum meeting

Posted by Lloyd Abbott on June 14, 2018

The next meeting of the South West Hospital and Health service District Consultative Forum meeting will be held on Wednesday 20th June between 10.00am and 12.00pm.


Together update for Queensland Treasury

Posted by John Conlan on June 14, 2018

My name is John Conlan. I am the new organiser for Queensland Treasury and your primary contact in the Together Brisbane office.


BWCC Ballot Nominations

Posted by Michael Thomas on June 14, 2018

As you are aware, recently we called for nominations for delegate positions at BWCC (see here).

Thank you for your responses, I can confirm at the close of nominations we had received the following:


CORE Post Budget Update

Posted by Alex Scott on June 14, 2018

No news on wages from the budget

As you all know the Queensland state budget was handed down on Tuesday. It was a no surprises budget with election commitments being rolled out. You can hear some of my commentary on ABC Radio here at the 29:00 mark.


Update for QAS Members

Posted by Together Health Team on June 14, 2018

Here is a quick update on some of the many things happening at QAS for Together members currently.


Update for QFES

Posted by John Conlan on June 14, 2018

My name is John Conlan. I am the new organiser for Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) and your primary contact in the Together Brisbane office.

For our members outside of Brisbane, my role is in addition to our regional organisers who support you locally.


FEEDBACK REQUIRED: TPCH Admin review – Report and recommendations

Posted by Together Health Team on June 14, 2018

The TPCH Admin Review was undertaken in late 2017. Please see linked the documentation (here and here) provided to yourselves and the union last week.


Update of airport and Qantas issues

Posted by The Airlines Team on June 14, 2018

Update of issues across your airport:

DNATA members win on shoes: In their past collective agreement negotiations, union members at DNATA had won the right to have their uniforms, including shoes, paid for by their employer. But DNATA wouldn’t pay. ASU Delegates took the company to task on this, and moved to dispute this at Fair work, which has paid off; DNATA Staff are now having all shoes provided by the company. Read more about this here.


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