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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Anna Stewart Project 30th Anniversary Celebration

The Anna Stewart Project is a fitting memorial to a former active Victorian union official who died tragically in 1983, aged 35. Her involvement with the union movement began at a time when women workers were poorly paid, lacked job security and skills recognition. Disappointingly in 2016 women are still fearful of job insecurity, are paid poor wages and are still under-represented in decision making structures. As this will be the 30th year WA has been involved in this project, there will be a special celebration to commemorate the anniversary. Please join other Anna Stewart Project alumnae as we share...
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Facebook penalty pay comments – “just not good enough”

UnionsWA has today responded to comments on penalty rates by Prime Minister Turnbull made during the Leader’s Debate on Facebook.
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