Health payroll system at risk from upgrades

31 May 2010 9:45 AMJann StuckeyNews

31 May 2010An urgent upgrade to Queensland Health’s trouble-plagued payroll system was a disaster-in-waiting, the LNP said today.Shadow Minister for Public Works and Information and Communication Technology Jann Stuckey said multiple software changes made to the dysfunctional SAP/Workbrain payroll system significantly increased the risk that any proposed upgrade would further destabilise the...

Health pay still being taken away

28 May 2010 9:49 AMJann StuckeyNews

28 May 2010While Queensland health was still unable to properly pay employees their due entitlements, it could manage to deduct suspected ‘overpayments’, the LNP said today.Shadow Minister for Public Works Jann Stuckey said revelations Queensland Health was making automatic, illegal deductions from employees’ bank accounts to recover suspected overpayments was yet another sign of the...

Ban builders until collusion allegations investigated

24 May 2010 11:35 PMJann StuckeyPublic Works & ICT

24 May 2010TWO companies who have admitted secretly discussing prices for government tenders should be banned from all government tenders until the matter has been fully investigated, the LNP said today.LNP spokeswoman for Public Works Jann Stuckey said the admission by building companies JM Kelly and TF Woollam in Brisbane’s Federal Court raised serious concerns about the probity of the Bligh...

The workers’ friend forgets basic entitlements

20 May 2010 11:30 PMJann Stuckey

20 May 2010The Minister for Public Works and ICT should have been embarrassed today by revelations his department had agreed to a payroll system that could not process basic pay entitlements such as meal allowances.LNP spokeswoman for Public Works Jann Stuckey said basic employee entitlements for Queensland Health staff, such as meal allowances and payment in lieu, were left out of the original...

Whoops! Labor forgot to include security in the payroll contract

19 May 2010 9:58 AMJann StuckeyNews

19 May 2010

The Minister for Public Works has confessed the Bligh Labor Government often has to amend contracts, after they were signed, because the government’s own requirements were left out, the Opposition said today.

LNP spokeswoman for Public Works Jann Stuckey said the confession was astounding and proved the whole Queensland Health payroll program was mismanaged from the...

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