The union representing prison officers at Queensland’s two private prisons welcomes the State Government’s announcement that the facilities will be brought under public management.
United Voice Queensland President Sharron Caddie said it showed the Government and Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan had listened to the concerns of workers, after increased lobbying efforts.
On Friday 22 March 42,000 clubs workers had their penalty rates saved.
Workers stood up and fought against a broken system that threatened them with a pay cut.
Through the determination of clubs workers backed by their union, the Fair Work Commission has thrown out a case that would have cut club workers’ pay by $100 a week.
Non-clinical contract workers at the Queensland Children’s Hospital held a public rally and BBQ outside the hospital on 8 Feb to protest getting paid up to $10 less per hour than Queensland Health employees who do the same job at other hospitals.
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