Posted by Dee Spink & Jo O'Shanesy on November 21, 2019
Most of you should have already received a link to a short survey for the purposes of arbitration - for those of you who haven't yet, please find it here.
In our arbitration case, the State of Queensland is essentially arguing that the status quo is just fine – there's no need for change on any front. Our members tell us that isn't the case, things need to get better!
Posted by Megan Denny on November 20, 2019
Union members are making an impact. Keep wearing your stickers and taking action.
Today Mater management changed their offer, only not where it counts.
Posted by Dee Spink & Jo O'Shanesy on November 20, 2019
Last week, we received the government’s evidence in your arbitration matter.
Allow us to summarise their arguments:
Posted by Danny Cummings on November 20, 2019
Great news! The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission handed down their decision in the State Wage Case.
Together members have won!
The Commission has ordered a 3% pay increase for 2019, back paid to 1 September 2019.
Posted by Rohan Huguenin on November 19, 2019
On Wednesday 13 November, Queensland Health made an offer to Clinical Assistants (as part of this offer to all HPs, Dental Officers and Clinical Assistants).
This offer includes a raft of improvements for Clinical Assistants, including your own new “CA” structure (instead of “OO”), new higher wage rates for Clinical Assistants, plus more training budget allocations and a higher allowance for those with relevant qualifications. The qualifications allowance and training fund are both under a new scheme called VETIA.
Posted by Kate Flanders on November 18, 2019
We hope you are having a good start to the week.
Posted by Michael Thomas on November 15, 2019
The attached Orders have been issued. We have just finished in the QIRC and while Commissioner Dwyer accepted that the radio issues constituted a risk, it did not meet the threshold of an imminent risk to health and safety that would justify withdrawal of labour.
Posted by Megan Denny on November 15, 2019
Protected Industrial Action starts next week for Allied Health and Health Practitioners.
On Tuesday, 19 November 2019 – Union members will be starting to take action. Here's what they will be doing:
Posted by Alex Scott on November 14, 2019
Last night we were sent an offer from the Director General in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker and Liaison Officer Together members' claims for better pay and conditions.
Posted by Megan Denny on November 14, 2019
On 29 and 30 October 2019 ASU Qantas Group delegates from all over Australia met to discuss a number of issues including the commencement of our preparations for our Qantas EBA12 this year.