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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50th Anniversary of the 1967 Indigenous Referendum Sundowner

Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 constitutional referendum that recognised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.   The Hon. Ben Wyatt, Treasurer of Western Australia will be our guest speaker. Drinks and light refreshments will be provided. This sundowner is hosted by UnionsWA in collaboration with the UnionsWA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee.  The Hon. Ben Wyatt, Treasurer  
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Penalty pay cut to cost regional WA $46.6 mil

UnionsWA has commented on the release by the ACTU of a McKell Institute report “Unfair Burden: The Impact of Sunday Penalty Rates Reduction on Regional and Rural Australia (May 2017)”. 
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