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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Australia's longest strike

The longest strike in Australian history began on 1 May 1946.  The planning had begun during the war and required sophisticated organisation to coordinate hundreds of workers across vast stretches of WA's Pilbara region. The victories were numerous and far-reaching.  So why is this event almost forgotten and rarely taught...
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Find out more about health and safety in your workplace, your health and safety rights as an employee and your employer's health and safety obligations.

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Find out more about conditions of employment, workplace entitlements and pay. Here you will also find details for who to contact if you require assistance in the workplace.

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The place for activists, current and retired trade unionists to connect and become further involved in the movement.

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