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12

Jan

Your QNMU membership fees secured pre-Christmas back pay

Since Christmas, the QNMU has heard from countless members telling us what their EB11 back pay meant to them. For some members, their back pay amounted to thousands of dollars, and was used to pay off credit cards and Christmas expenses.

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1/12/2034 12:00:00 AM

12

Jan

Were you paid your Christmas Eve penalty rates?

The QNMU is aware there has been some confusion regarding rates of pay in the private sector for the recent Christmas Eve public holiday (which applies from 6pm – midnight).

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1/12/2034 12:00:00 AM

12

Jan

Fee-free Diploma of Nursing now available for priority cohorts

QNMU members have lobbied for some time for fee-free courses for nurses and midwives to address critical workforce shortages. We are pleased to report that the Queensland Government has listened.

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1/12/2034 12:00:00 AM

12

Jan

Nurse and midwife wellbeing: New national service

A new National Nurse and Midwife Health Service will soon be established, recognising the significant physical and mental strain our nurses and midwives are currently under to keep our health system running.

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1/12/2034 12:00:00 AM

12

Jan

Sunday penalty rates – proposed implementation date and back pay

Public sector members should have received an email from Queensland Health to confirm that the increase to Sunday penalty rates is expected to apply from the 1 March 2023 pay run.

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1/12/2034 12:00:00 AM

09

Jan

CPD: De-escalating aggression and violence in patients

This CPD article outlines some of the strategies and techniques for de-escalating aggression in patients, as well as some of the risk factors and triggers for such behaviour.

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1/9/2023 12:00:00 AM

09

Jan

Flexible working arrangements - what are my rights?

All nurses and midwives working in Queensland have a right to request flexible working arrangements in certain circumstances, to achieve a better balance in their work and personal lives.

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1/9/2023 12:00:00 AM

06

Jan

Were you paid your Christmas Eve penalty rates?

The QNMU is aware there has been some confusion regarding rates of pay in the private sector for the recent Christmas Eve public holiday (which applies from 6pm – midnight).

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1/6/2023 12:00:00 AM

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Jan

Superannuation improvements coming July 2023

Improvements to superannuation for Queensland’s public sector employees, which were first announced in mid-2022, will commence from July 2023.

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1/3/2023 12:00:00 AM

22

Dec

Award Wage Increases in Aged Care - Look at how much you could earn

Last Friday, the Commonwealth Government made a submission to the FWC about when they think the interim 15% Award wage increase should be paid to aged care workers....

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12/22/2022 12:00:00 AM