United Voice, the union representing correctional officers working at Queensland’s privately run prison Arthur Gorrie Correctional Centre, is calling on the Queensland Government to ditch GEO over growing safety concerns.
United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said the New South Wales Government was not renewing its contract with GEO in the upcoming tender, and Queensland needed to do the same.Read more
More than 40 aged care workers at Churches of Christ Carramar Aged Care Service face cuts to hours and pay under new rosters that will kick in over Easter when the centre moves location.
Under the new rosters, an environmental services worker responsible for cleaning, laundry and kitchen work could have up to 25 hours, or $542, per fortnight slashed.Read more
The union representing Queensland’s clubs workers has congratulated Toowoomba’s City Golf Club on winning Best Darling Downs and South West Queensland Club at the Queensland Community Clubs Awards for Excellence 2018.
United Voice Toowoomba Regional Organiser Diann Fenwick said the City Golf Club had also locked in penalty rates for its staff in their enterprise agreement.Read more
International Women's Day is a celebration of the wonderful accomplishments of women both here and across the globe. The ‘Leave no woman behind’ rally is yet another opportunity to show how proud we are to be female.
Saturday 10 March is your day to step out in solidarity with women from all walks of life at the Leave no woman behind rally in Brisbane.
We have launched a new look Facebook page for Queensland teacher aides and school cleaners.
We’ve changed our name to ‘Teacher Aides & School Cleaners United’ to highlight the vital roles you have in educating and supporting Queensland students.
Recent success in achieving Pay Parity for our ambulance members, in line with other Australian states, is proof that collaboration and persistence pays off.
This was a big win for our valued ambulance members, who do a tremendous job out in the community – and deserve the pay recognition.
Early childhood educators in Brisbane. have rallied outside of Peter Dutton’s Strathpine electorate office to demand the Turnbull Government funds equal pay.
They will join thousands of educators from across Australia who will walk off the job on March 27 for fair pay.Read more