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Labour Force Figures - September 2012

Thursday 11 October, 2012

Australia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by 0.3 per cent to 5.4 per cent in September, as announced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. Read more.

CCIQ President Steps Down

Tuesday 9 October, 2012

CCIQ President David Goodwin has today decided to stand down from his role as President of CCIQ following his decision to stand for pre-selection for the Federal Senate. Read more.

CCIQ Constitutional Change

Friday 5 October, 2012

Following a Special General Meeting of CCIQ’s Board and members in Brisbane on 2 October 2012, CCIQ has adopted a new constitution. The new constitution will enable more effective representation and engagement with business and local chambers of commerce, providing a stronger unified voice for business in Queensland. Read more.

Daylight Savings - All In Or All Out

Thursday 4 October, 2012

As the brighter, earlier mornings of summer are upon Queensland, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) warns against the introduction of a split time zone in Queensland to appease advocates of daylight saving in the State. Read more.

CCIQ urges flexibility on penalty rates

Friday 21 September, 2012 | Tags: Workplace and Employment Policy;

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.