The HPDOCA Agreement expires tomorrow

Posted by Together Health Team on October 15, 2019

Today I attended a HPDOCA bargaining meeting with seven other Clinical Assistant delegates to discuss Queensland Health's responses to our Clinical Assistant claims.

Update for CV members

Posted by Dee Spink on October 15, 2019

We have received this response from the Attorney-General's office regarding the process of amending the Award to include CVs – while it acknowledges that work is being done to progress the issues there are no specific timeframes for when this will occur.

Professional Indemnity requirements for Occupational Therapists

Posted by Kate Flanders on October 15, 2019

Recently AHPRA issued new requirements for Professional Indemnity for Occupational Therapists (you can see these requirements here).

MB to make offer to Together ASU as EBA negotiations continue.

Posted by Together Private Sector Team on October 14, 2019

Since our last Newsletter sent to you on the 31 July we have had a number of meetings of the EBA negotiating committee which involves many Together ASU delegates from around the country.

CITEC: Report back from negotiations meeting

Posted by Together CITEC Team on October 14, 2019

Yesterday afternoon, Delegates Paul O’Driscoll, Darrel Altmann and James Swan, and Dan Goldman from the Union office, met with CITEC management and employment relations to commence negotiations for your wages and conditions for the next three years. Your current enterprise agreement expires at the end of this month, however your current conditions continue under the expired agreement until it is replaced. 

Huge week at Mater

Posted by Megan Denny on October 14, 2019

The past week at the Mater has been BIG.

In case you missed it, here is what has happened:

TMR: Union meeting on Wednesday

Posted by Remi Armstrong on October 14, 2019

As you would be aware, on Friday 4 October members were made a revised offer from the department. This offer saw significant movements from the employer on many key issues for members. Union members are now being balloted on the revised offer and we are holding report back meetings for members to talk through the offer and answer any questions.

HPDOCA Protected Action Ballot

Posted by The Together PAB team on October 14, 2019

We have been in negotiation with Queensland Health since June this year. There have been hundreds of hours of negotiations however, despite the best efforts of your colleagues at the table, it is clear we need to threaten industrial action to show Health we are serious.

Our Respect The Risk petition in Parliament

Posted by Alex Scott on October 11, 2019

Safety at work is a right that many of us take for granted each day. However for correctional officers, every time they turn up to work they face the risk of being assaulted simply by doing their job.

HPDOCA Members need to be action ready!

Posted by Together Queensland on October 11, 2019

Due to the pending expiry of our current Agreement next week, your Together EB steering committee has decided to ballot Together members regarding industrial action. This is called a “protected action ballot”. This is the process we need to undertake to get action ready so we can secure a good deal with improved pay and conditions – and no cuts to conditions. Voting in the ballot is easy, and it doesn’t mean you take the action, we just need to demonstrate that a majority of members would CONSIDER taking action to send a message.

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