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Information for Queensland workers on COVID-19 impact

The Queensland Council of Unions has created a “Coronavirus: Workers’ Rights & Resources” webpage, which aims to keep workers and employers up to date on a changing workplace situation.

These resources will be refreshed as required, acknowledging that COVID-19 information is being constantly updated.

Go to Workers’ Rights & Resources Page

Michael Clifford
General Secretary
Queensland Council of Unions

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Disturbing evidence has emerged of real estate agents pressuring jobless tenants to access their retirement savings before considering rental reductions due to COVID-19. Queensland Unions received a copy of a mass email this week clearly outlining an agency’s insistence that ...
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The two largest peak bodies representing working people and business in Queensland have joined forces to seek urgent additional support for working people and businesses across the state and have written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The Chamber of Commerce ...
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Queensland Unions have welcomed the State Government’s focus on redirecting jobless workers into areas impacted by labour shortages due to the impact of COVID-19. The Palaszczuk government has today announced that $500M of a total $2.5B coronavirus response package will ...
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Next week federal Parliament returns and Queensland workers will join other Australians who want to put a huge petition in front of Prime Minister Scott Morrison. The petition wants Parliament to pass laws that give all workers – especially casuals ...
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Queensland Unions have put community health and safety foremost in today’s decision to cancel 2020 Labour Day marches due to concerns about coronavirus. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Michael Clifford said the union movement was taking responsible and measured ...
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Casual workers and those in insecure jobs have been left cruelly exposed by Scott Morrison’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, says Australia's peak union body. Despite the undeniable financial crisis many Australian workers are confronting, LNP Prime Minister Scott Morrison ...
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The continuing gender pay gap is dramatically reducing the quality of life for older single women and directly contributing to increasing homelessness for women aged over 55. Queensland Council of Unions Assistant General Secretary Jacqueline King said International Women’s Day ...
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Queensland Unions have welcomed today’s state government announcement of legislation making deliberate wage theft a criminal offence, vindicating an intense union campaign to stamp out worker exploitation. Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Michael Clifford said making wage theft a ...
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leadership team

Michael Clifford

Michael Clifford

General Secretary
Kate Ruttiman

Kate Ruttiman

Honorary President
Jacqueline King

Jacqueline King

Assistant General Secretary

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Health & Safety Reps Support Service

Health & Safety Reps Support Service

The Queensland Health and Safety Representative Support Service was established in 2019 to encourage worker representation in health and safety matters and to support health and safety representatives (HSRs) once they have been elected. FIND OUT MORE ...
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Workers' Psychological Support Service

Workers’ Psychological Support Service

Queenslanders experiencing a work-related psychological injury can now access support from a social worker. This independent, confidential and free service helps Queenslanders experiencing a work-related psychological injury to connect with the right community services.
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8.00am – 4.30pm Friday

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Telephone: (07) 3010 2555

Email: [email protected]

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Website: queenslandunions.org

Queensland Council of Unions
Level 5
Trades and Labour Council Building
16 Peel Street, South Brisbane Q 4101

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