QBFP November Update

Posted by Olivia Hill on November 29, 2018

After members raised that some union members, undertaking work bans, had been restricted from weekend work, which has resulted in a loss of pay; we contacted the Acting Deputy Director-General to seek urgent clarification regarding the Patrol’s directions.

Together in DoE update

Posted by Kate Flanders on November 29, 2018

We hope everyone is staying safe and keeping cool. Remember to put your safety and your community safety first. If you need any help having a conversation at work about safety do not hesitate to talk to your organiser or give us a call on 1800 177 244.

Core: EB Negotiations update

Posted by Alex Scott on November 23, 2018

We are continuing negotiations with the government for a new collective agreement in the three areas of the Core, the Department of Child Safety, Youth & Women (CSYW), and the Department of Education.

Corrections: Your uniform: Survey results

Posted by Michael Thomas on November 22, 2018

Recently, the union office conducted a survey about your uniform, including your thoughts on polo shirts. There was very high level of participation by members - thank you to everyone for your participation.

Together in TAFE Update

Posted by Danny Cummings on November 19, 2018

I hope you are having a good week.

As an ex Together TAFE delegate I am happy to be working with Together TAFE members again on our campaigns.

Here is a short update about some recent happenings and a reminder about the rally in Brisbane tomorrow.

Private Sector News - November 2018

Posted by Private Sector Team on November 15, 2018

Welcome to your November Private Sector news. Jetstar member have had a great win in recent weeks - but we also know that the rules are broken and need to change. If you're in Brisbane, make sure you're at the Rally to Change the Rules next week.

Read on for more news happening in your union.

Education: Breakthrough discussion with Minister Grace

Posted by Alex Scott on November 14, 2018

Following your action and correspondence Minister Grace has met with Together representatives and wants to try and resolve the issues and work towards a proposal to settle. Minister Grace is offering to intervene and address a number of issues about employment conditions.

You may have received an email from Protective Services management, informing casual and part time officers that additional employer super contributions will be made into their accounts. This has occurred because of the actions taken by one of your colleagues, a Together union member, to ensure they were being paid the correct amount of superannuation from Protective Services.

Changes to your WMQ agreement

Posted by Megan Denny on November 13, 2018

Together Members have made some changes to your WMQ agreement.

Here is a quick snapshot of what has been achieved by Union members at the negotiations:

Proposed workplace change - Ashmore & Caloundra - Opal

Posted by Megan Denny on November 13, 2018

Your union office recently received letters from Opal Aged Care advising of proposed workplace change, affecting the Ashmore and Caloundra Offices.

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