Asbestos poses a real threat to the health and safety of workers, and it is estimated that up to 4,000 Australians die each year from asbestos-related diseases. On 17 January 2020, an agreement in principle was reached with all parties to the trade union negotiations. The Palaszczuk government is currently negotiating a series of new collective agreements for the public sector with public sector unions. While there is no guarantee as to when Queensland Health will be put to a vote, the AWU hopes that this process will be completed by March or April. The AWU will do everything in its power to ensure that this vote takes place as quickly as possible. If you have any questions about the contracting process, please contact your union or your agency`s appropriate IR/ER team. The government will continue to approve the agreement in principle in accordance with standard procedures. Once this approval is confirmed, the single payment will be processed and further communications regarding the date of payment will be made. Further updates will be made available as the contract process progresses. At that time, payment data resulting from the agreement were not confirmed.
However, the government is working to ensure that this is done quickly. On December 20, 2019, the government and Queensland resolved the dispute resolution in arbitration. This means that the hearing scheduled for February 2020 must no longer be continued, since an agreement can be reached. As in our first term, the government negotiates in good faith to reach agreements that provide fair and fair wages and conditions. The government has just approved the agreement in principle for the basic agreement. ✅ What is “psychological health” ✅ understanding the employer`s mental health duties and duties ✅ How is your job ✅ What risk factors lead to psychological injury✅ How workers can eliminate mental injury Primary employment conditions for the majority of Queensland Health employees are prescribed by premiums and agreements. The government and all parties will now work on a replacement agreement. Once this process is complete, more information on the proposed agreement will be made public and all staff covered by the agreement will be put to a vote. In the meantime, display a copy of the contract officials (PDF, 288KB). Queensland Health has seven important agreements that prescribe wages and other conditions of employment for workers (excluding executives and executives). A replacement agreement is negotiated centrally by agency representatives and representatives of your union. The list of unions that are parties to the basic agreement is posted here.
When QLD Health made its first bid in September of last year, it took no real action on many EEA members` issues. It was only when thousands of AWU members gathered across the state, took action and demanded a better offer that QLD Health finally came to the table with a better offer, including backfilling, moral harassment and health and safety measures in the workplace. Negotiations for a replacement contract for the 2015 agreement reviewed by the state (basic agreement) will continue between your agency`s representatives and your union. The list of unions that are parties to the basic agreement is posted here. She has worked for Queensland Health for more than six years and brings extensive experience in food supply and health and safety in the workplace. After securing a few massive victories for Queensland Health AWU members last year, having implemented protected social conflict actions, we are working as hard as we can to finalise the agreement so that it can be accused of a full staff vote.