CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) is today appalled at proposals by Federal Employment Minister Bill Shorten MP to force private organisations to match conditions offered to public sector workers. Read more.
CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) has stepped up its calls on the Federal Government to change its stance on penalty rates in our submission to the Inquiry being held by the Senate Standing Committee on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations into the Fair Work Amendment (Small Business – Penalty Rates Exemption) Bill 2012 (the Bill). Read more.
CCIQ (Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland) has welcomed today’s State Budget saying that it is a resounding win for Queensland businesses, who desperately need a boost in confidence and investment which can only be brought about by improved fiscal and debt management. Read more.
In its submission to the Queensland Legislative Assembly’s Finance and Administration Committee Inquiry into the Queensland’s workers’ compensation scheme, CCIQ has strongly encouraged the State Government to restore balance to the scheme. Read more.
CCIQ has today provided its full support to the Queensland State Government in creating a more even spread of public holidays. Read more.
CCIQ believes that the current budget savings and job cuts being implemented by the Queensland State Government will not have a negative impact upon the state economy, but will impact significantly upon the state’s budget deficit, debt and ability to fund projects and services in the future. Read more.
CCIQ is disappointed by the results of the Prime Minister’s Manufacturing Taskforce following the release yesterday of the Smarter Manufacturing for a Smarter Australia Report. Read more.