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Media Release: UNION RAMPS UP CALLS FOR XXXX TO PROTECT LOCAL JOBS

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.

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MEDIA RELEASE: QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT MUST FOLLOW NSW LEAD AND DITCH GEO PRISON CONTRACT

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.

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MEDIA RELEASE: CHURCHES OF CHRIST AGED CARE SHUTDOWN THREATENS LOCAL JOBS

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.

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MEDIA RELEASE: TOOWOOMBA CITY GOLF CLUB A WINNER FOR WORKERS

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.

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International Women's Day (8 March)

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.

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GET THE LATEST UPDATES ON OUR NEW TASC UNITED FACEBOOK PAGE

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.

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Pay Parity Spells Brighter Future

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.

 

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Hey Peter Dutton, Fund Equal Pay Now!

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.

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