In a submission to the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC), union United Voice Queensland has called for prisoner ratios, more transparent public reporting, and greater accountability at the facilities to stop serious, systemic issues.
United Voice Queensland’s submission to the CCC’s Taskforce Flaxton public inquiry into corruption risks in corrective services facilities has raised concerns about understaffing, misuse of power and a lack of transparency and accountability in the privately run prisons.Read more
Workers at the famous XXXX brewery will go on strike again tomorrow (18 April), for the third time in the past month, as tensions with management escalate in enterprise bargaining negotiations.
Close to 100 brewery workers in total will walk off the job in three, 1-hour blocks to send the message to XXXX bosses that they deserve certainty around their jobs and a guarantee of conditions.Read more
The aged care union, United Voice, has won secure hours, pay and compensation for its members working at the Churches of Christ Carramar Aged Care Service.
Aged care workers at Carramar had faced cuts of up to 25 hours or $542 each fortnight under a new rostering system the church-based organisation tried to introduce when the centre moved location.Read more
Workers at the XXXX brewery will walk off the job for a second time today (Wednesday, 11 April) to demand job security and protect their conditions.
United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said while management were saying the right things in the media, their actions spoke louder than words.
Six and a half thousand educators, from over 300 centres will walk off today.
It is unprecedented action and the third walk off in 12 months, with a more than 100% increase in the numbers of educators participating.
Workers at the famous XXXX Milton brewery are walking off the job at 11am today to demand management guarantees job security and conditions in their enterprise agreement.
Around 100 brewery technicians will be joined by hundreds of community supporters rallying outside the brewery gates to protect good jobs for Queenslanders.
Around 100 XXXX brewery workers will take industrial action next Monday (March 26) to secure their jobs and conditions, causing disruption to beer supply ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
United Voice Queensland spokesperson Damien Davie said majority of workers had voted to take industrial action over constant job insecurity and threats of watering down their conditions.Read more
The union representing brewery workers is ramping up calls for XXXX to guarantee local jobs, launching a number of public actions to show the iconic company how much its beer means to Queenslanders.
United Voice spokesperson Damien Davie said the union would not stop until XXXX gave a rock solid guarantee that jobs and the legendary brewery would be kept local.
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