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A national survey on workplace health and safety released today shows widespread worker support for national legislation similar to Queensland’s industrial manslaughter laws.
The national survey of more than 26,000 working people responded to questions about their experiences of work health ...
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The Queensland Council of Unions (QCU) welcomes today’s announcement by Minister for Education and Industrial Relations Hon Grace Grace of four new appointments to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC). In particular, QCU Senior Vice President and State Secretary of ...
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison yesterday scored an $11,000 pay rise while some of Queensland’s lowest paid workers copped a further cut to their yearly income. That’s the ongoing impact of the LNP government’s support for cuts to penalty rates for ...
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Queensland workers are mourning the loss of former Queensland Council of Unions General Secretary Ron Monaghan, a brave fighter for workers’ rights who died yesterday after a battle with cancer. Mr Monaghan, 65, had a distinguished career in the demanding ...
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An estimated 80,000 workers and supporters gathered at Labour Day events over the weekend calling to change the rules for secure jobs, fair pay rises and restoration of penalty rates. There were around 20 events held across Queensland for the ...
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by Ros McLennan, General Secretary, Queensland Council of Unions Research on community attitudes towards workplace safety shows governments and authorities must enact tougher laws or risk being run over by public opinion. Further coordinated national action is needed as Australia’s ...
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By Ros McLennan, General Secretary, Queensland Council of Unions International Workers’ Memorial Day (Sunday 28 April 2019) is a time to remember workers who have died, become ill or injured because of work and a chance to renew focus on ...
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On behalf of all 26 affiliate unions, the Queensland Council of Unions extends its deepest sympathy and sorrow to all who have suffered because of the Christchurch terror attack. We stand in solidarity with the victims, their families and the ...
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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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