UnionsWA - Western Australia's Peak Trade Union Body

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UnionsWA is the state's peak union body, representing over 30 affiliated unions which have over 150,000 members in Western Australia. Unions provide an opportunity for employees to join together with others in their workplace and their industry to have a say about their pay, conditions, workplace health and safety and the ways in which work may impact on their lives for the better.

Meredith Hammat, Secretary - UnionsWA.

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WA Unions Online Forum

As part of efforts to strengthen our communications effort leading up to the March 2017 State election, this forum seeks to include online and social media personnel from across the union movement in WA. Simon Frost, an online consultant engaged by UnionsWA to conduct an audit and review of online and social media activities for the Save Our Services campaign, will give a presentation on that work as a trigger to a broader discussion. A key question is: What works best online and how do we measure that? The forum will be on Wednesday 28 September, please rsvp with you...
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Poll: Big swing against Government, result “too close to call”

UnionsWA has today released results of a poll, commissioned on behalf of the Save Our Services campaign, of six key marginal electorates in WA which points to a large swing against the government. The poll canvassed key issues of concern to voters, issues that will be key to deciding the...
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