At the latest compulsory conference in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) on 22 December three matters were discussed

The state government should talk to its workers before making rash decisions, like the wholesale restructure of Queensland Health.

Important Update for Department of Communities Members

Posted by Alex Scott on December 22, 2011

2011 has been a massive year for the Department of Communities, and the value of the work done by all our Communities members has been proven time and time again this year!

Growing Stronger Health Check process

Posted by Alex Scott on December 22, 2011

Thank you to all the delegates and members who have recently contributed feedback to the Department's 'Health Check' process into the Growing Stronger reforms in Disability Services.

South East Region Consultative Committees

Posted by Alex Scott on December 22, 2011

The South East Region executive team have proposed a review of the way Local Consultative Committees & the Regional Consultative Committee function within the region.

CCSQ Workload Review

Posted by Alex Scott on December 22, 2011

Members working in Community Capacity and Service Quality have been raising workload concerns for many years. As a result, a long term joint union-management Enterprise Bargaining Project has been carried out in recent years to work on resolving these issues.

Extension of Secondments and Inappropriate Advice from Managers

Posted by Alex Scott on December 22, 2011

Recently there have been some issues with advice being provided to employees who are coming to the end of an approved secondment period and are exploring their options to extend that secondment arrangement.  Essentially, members have reported that some managers are advising that they should consider resigning from the Department and are not open to considering any other avenue to continue their seconded arrangement.

Seasons Greetings from Our Union Office

Posted by Alex Scott on December 21, 2011

Being in a union is about sticking together to make sure that everyone is treated fairly and with dignity and respect. This year every union member has been part of this story of solidarity and respect - thank you.

UniSuper and members' superannuation

Posted by Alex Scott on December 20, 2011

You are probably aware of recent media coverage regarding the status of defined benefits accounts in UniSuper funds.

UMail - Health Edition

Posted by Alex Scott on December 17, 2011

In this edition: Queensland Health Corporate Structure | VSPs | HP wage increases and Back pay | HP Reviews

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