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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Work and Health Consultation and Survey Briefing

The UnionsWA 2017 Work and Health Survey has collected over a thousand responses, making it one of the most comprehensive surveys on occupational health and safety in WA in recent years. This is at a time when the WA Government is reviewing workers' compensation and work health and safety laws. This consultation and briefing, lead by UnionsWA researcher, Dr Tim Dymond (pictured). We will share with you our policy priorities. You will be the first to hear the results of our survey. Participants are encouraged to have input into these important processes, the first such law reform review for more...
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WA gender pay gap better for wrong reasons

UnionsWA has commented on the release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics of new data that shows the difference in pay between women and men in Western Australia remains the worst in the country, despite a slight improvement.  In an environment of low wages growth generally, increases in pay for...
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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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