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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Protest Bill Briefing

   Mahatma Gandhi: Would his peaceful protests have put him in jail if the WA Bill is passed? The Barnett government has proposed new anti-protest laws under the Criminal Code Amendment (Prevention of Lawful Activity) Bill 2015. If passed, protesters face up to two year jail terms or fines of up to $25,000. UnionsWA believes that these unfair laws would treat working people as criminals for taking action for safer workplaces or better pay and conditions. Working with religious, environmental, legal and farming groups as well as the Labor Opposition and Greens, we've successfully put pressure on Barnett to delay...
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Statement on the use of Solidarity Park

The WA Union movement in no way supports nor endorses the use of Solidarity Park for the Reclaim Australia Rally to be held on the 19th of July, 2015.
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Unity training


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