• QNMU welcomes audit on PPE fit testing for nurses
    15 April 2021

    Queensland Health must provide an urgent state-wide audit on fit testing of PPE used by frontline nurses working directly with COVID-19 positive patients, following the intervention of the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) today. Read more

  • Federal Government could make our workplaces safer
    14 April 2021

    In just a few weeks, the Morrison Government will decide whether or not to take a once in a generation opportunity to fix our work health and safety laws. Read more

  • Mandatory flu vaccine for aged care workers
    14 April 2021

    Similar to last year’s flu season, all aged care workers who are providing care to residents in nursing homes are once again required to have an up-to-date influenza vaccination by 3 May 2021 if such a vaccination is available to the worker. Read more

  • Workers defeat majority of dangerous IR Bill
    14 April 2021

    Working people successfully campaigned to stop many of the worst aspects of the Morrison Government’s dangerous IR Omnibus Bill, including changes to bargaining and the basic rights of part-time workers. Read more