Virgin: Majority support determination decision

Posted by Megan Denny on November 22, 2019

The Fair Work Commission has made a decision about the majority support determination.

QCS response to pay error

Posted by Darren Roach on November 22, 2019

For those that have already checked Aurion for next fortnight's pay you will be aware that QSS applied the award rates to everybody’s payrate regardless of classification level and was granting some of you massive pay rises – they shouldn’t have.

Dept of Education: 3% and back-pay - When?

Posted by Kate Flanders on November 22, 2019

Following our win in the State Wage Case we have had it confirmed today that the 3% and back-pay to 1 September 2019 will be paid on 1 January 2020.

HPDOCA: Ballot next week

Posted by Alex Scott on November 22, 2019

Our members' planned strike action last week forced Queensland Health's HPDOCA EB offer. Since that time, Together members have met in workplaces to discuss the offer, and our Together HPDOCA bargaining team have also been in meetings with Queensland Health to negotiate improvements to the current offer and seek clarification on some points.

CSYW: Got a minute? Fill in this survey for arbitration!

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!

Mater Allied Health Practitioner Negotiations Update

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.

CSYW: Your arbitration! We need you!

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:

TAFE Services Wage Increase Plus Negotiations Update

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.

Have your say on your Clinical Assistant EB offer

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.

Together Union Newsletter – Department of Education

Posted by Kate Flanders on November 18, 2019

We hope you are having a good start to the week.

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