Pages with topic "The Good "
20 May 2015 : State government set to restore fairness for QLD workers
Term time school officers deserve wage justice with four weeks paid annual leave in line with a community standard. Four weeks paid annual leave is a community norm and Catholic employing authorities are engaged in an unseemly attempt to deny term time sc…
15 May 2015 : Employer funded Maternity Leave even more crucial in wake of Paid Parental Leave axing
Employers contemplating the possibility of axing or reducing maternity leave provisions in collective agreements – in the wake of the federal government’s announcement to turn Paid Parental Leave into a “safety net” – are being warned to think again.
14 May 2015 : Catholic employers respond to employee log of claims
Catholic employers have adopted a highhanded response to the endorsed employee log of claims asserting that employer ‘flexibility’ at the workplace will resolve employee concerns.
13 May 2015 : Members celebrate 25 years
Every year in May our union takes the opportunity to recognise a significant part of our membership: those who have been members for 25 years. This year's 25 year members were recognised on a celebration day held 13 May 2015.
Member campaign preceded the federal government's decision to extend funding; however, a permanent commitment is needed to provide certainty to the sector.
5 May 2015 : Strong turnout on Labour Day and May Day in 2015
Labour Day holds a special significance for unionists, their families and the broader community. It is an opportunity to celebrate the many past achievements of the union movement.
1 May 2015 : Extra funding critical for Indigenous boarding schools and students given government policy
The recent announcement of additional funding for Indigenous boarding schools by Education and Training Minister Christopher Pyne is positive but falls short of recognition by Federal and Territory governments that boarding options are the only option for…
28 Apr 2015 : Kindergarten funding commitment needed
Members initiate postcard campaign calling on the federal government to commit to kindergarten funding.
Catholic employers have potentially created further delay in the negotiation of a replacement collective agreement with their failure to table an employer log of claims at the initial meeting of the negotiating groups.