Update from your ASU-Together representatives at TATTSBET

Posted by Irene Monro on June 4, 2018

Over the last month, your Union representatives have met to discuss points of concern and establish dates for future members meetings so that together, we continue to keep important matters on the agenda such as:

Free Professional Development Courses for Together members

Posted by Alex Scott on June 4, 2018

Being a member of your union is not only about building power in your workplace. Union members also get access to great benefits like high quality professional development training. 

Your union is pleased to offer the following new Professional Development Online Courses available for members. Please click on the relevant links to register your interest for the courses.

Ballot time extended - BWCC

Posted by Michael Thomas on June 4, 2018

We have had some concerns raised about how widely the previous call for nominations for delegate positions went out. It was sent to all home addresses but to ensure everyone has a chance to nominate we are extending the nomination period for a week.

We need the state government to act on wages.

Posted by Alex Scott on June 1, 2018

Today the Fair Work Commission announced an increase to the national private sector minimum wage, equivalent to 3.5% per week.

This is a positive step for those workers but it will only apply to those in the private sector. Today's announcement will not affect the wages of Queensland public servants.

Sunshine Coast QCU General Meeting notice

Posted by Allison Finley-Bissett on June 1, 2018

The Queensland Council of Unions Sunshine Coast branch has announced a Notice of General meeting for next Tuesday. See below for details of the meeting.

On Tuesday your delegate Karin, Organiser Remi and myself met with your Department Representatives Andrew Harris and Simon Blackwood regarding the issue of occupation violence experienced by our members who are Inspectors.

Parking at Ipswich Hospital and Ipswich Health Plaza

Posted by Rosa Sottile on June 1, 2018

As you may recall, towards the end of 2017 management at WMHHS put out a draft parking policy to staff for consultation. It was put out to Together members, and members raised a fair few concerns with the draft policy. Other unions including the QNMU also raised many concerns. In response to this, the CE of WMHHS put together a working group to create a better parking policy.

eHealth: Issues at the Precinct workspace

Posted by Together Health Team on June 1, 2018

Members at the new Precinct office in the Valley have been talking to your delegates about concerns over the safety of the workplace and the practicability of working in a shared space.

Min wage decision - Another positive step for award-wage workers

Posted by Private Sector Team on June 1, 2018

Today the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down the decision on the minimum wage and award wages which sets the base salary for over 2.3 million Australia’s for the next financial year.

From 1 July, workers who rely on the award pay will be getting an extra 3.5% or $24.30 / week. This is the highest increase awarded to workers by the FWC in some time and comes on the back of a 3.3% increase last year.

Have your say in the Core claims feedback form

Posted by Alex Scott on May 30, 2018

We are now less than two weeks away from the state budget which is a critical moment in your Wages Matter campaign.

A decent wage rise is essential.

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