Recently new legislation was tabled in Parliament that directly affects your working conditions and job security in the public service. As union members we know that it is vital that we have a voice in protecting entitlements – otherwise politicians might use the law to strip away our rights.
Only four years ago the Newman government passed IR legislation that stripped away public servants’ rights overnight. As a direct result of this change over 14,000 people lost their jobs.
More recently we have seen how our superannuation is potentially vulnerable to changes in legislation. Find your closest meeting to find out more about what you can do to protect working conditions and engage politicians around the importance of your rights at work.