Core: HAPPY FRIDAY - You won the State Wage Case!

Posted on November 8, 2019

Great news!  Yesterday evening 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.

This outcome in the State Wage Case is wonderful news, and an important outcome while we await the full arbitration process in February 2020.

We have no information yet on when this increase and back-pay will be in your pay packets, however we will be hoping to advise on this soon.

This is a very important victory for you as Together members.

Hopefully the first of many in the coming months! Waiting for an arbitration outcome is difficult, however now this outcome means you will receive a 3% pay rise this year.

In our arbitration we are seeking back-pay to 2018 – however that is a matter for the Commission to decide in that process. For a reminder of what we are seeking in the full arbitration process next year it’s here.

To see what the pay rates will be from 1 September 2019 now click HERE.

We have our next application in the QIRC for the $1250 payment on November 27th.


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