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Negotiations update

Since the last member update (28/07) United Voice State Councillors have been meeting via teleconference to closely follow the progress of QAS receiving formal approval to negotiate with United Voice. There has been constant contact with the government to ensure this process is moving as quickly as possible, however the machinery of government is not quick. United Voice State Councillors have reported how frustrated members on the ground are around the length of time this process is taking.  Continue reading

Remuneration Report

Site visits are continuing with the roll out of the remuneration report summary presentation. There has been a great turnout this week to meetings at Murgon and Agnes Waters with members feeling very optimistic towards the information arising from the report. Continue reading

Supervisory Recruitment Process

Following issues that were raised by members who participated in last year’s Supervisory Recruitment Process (SRC), a thorough review of the process has been undertaken jointly between United Voice representatives and QAS management.  This review was productive and has enabled a range of changes to be implemented including: a shorter duration for the process, a consistent panel for role categories, greater engagement with local LASN managers to provide insight on previous work performance, and an oversight panel to monitor the overall process and ensure consistency in decision -making. Continue reading

Griffith University research survey

As you will be aware, recent newsletters have mentioned the research that we are funding through the Australian Research Council and the team at Griffith University. Our outbound call centre team have contacted around 50 members as part of the pilot study and Griffith University have analysed those results. Continue reading