Unions call on Cash to reject back-door plan to cut wages and conditions

Queensland unions have called on federal industrial relations minister Michaelia Cash to use today’s national debate to reject back-door plans to cut wages and conditions through Productivity Commission recommendations.

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QCU Response on Qld State Budget 2016-17

QCU General Secretary Ros McLennan responds to the 2016-17 State Budget handed down on 14 June ...

This is a positive Budget for jobs and frontline services and that’s good for Queenslanders.

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Early diagnosis on unhealthy Turnbull LNP government

Early bird Queensland voters can today vote to stop increasing health care costs and the destruction of Medicare.

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Cash called on to reject back-door plan to cut weekend penalty rates

Queensland unions have called on federal industrial relations minister Michaelia Cash to comprehensively reject back-door plans to remove unsociable and weekend hours from future Fair Work Commission deliberations on weekend penalty rates.

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Unions blast Hanson for anti-worker stance

Queensland unions have blasted Pauline Hanson’s run for the Senate, saying she will be a Trojan horse for the Coalition’s anti-worker agenda if she is elected on 2 July.

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Unions working hard to protect workers' share

Queensland unions have welcomed today’s ABS reports that wages share of the economy has increased to a 12-year high*.

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LNP oversees weakest wage growth in 18 years

Today’s record low wages growth figures have added to the burden on workers, Queensland unions say.

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Queensland union members hold key to election outcome

Queensland unions are ready to play a key role in dumping a Turnbull LNP government only interested in cutting health and education funding and entrenching tax breaks for big business.

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Queensland union movement mourns Tiga Bayles

The Queensland Council of Unions and the Queensland union movement mourns the loss of Tiga Bayles, a staunch advocate, activist and warrior for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander industrial and civil rights.

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Unions back Lazarus against DD bullies

BBAF21.jpgQueensland unions say LNP threats of double dissolution elections are political games aimed at bullying legitimate opponents in the Senate.

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