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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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Harold Peden Memorial Lecture 19 November 2015

Meredith Hammat, UnionsWA Secretary will be the guest speaker at this year's Harold Peden Memorial Lecture, an annual event by the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History Thursday 19 November 20156:00 pm for 6:30 start6th Floor, 445 Hay Street PerthDrinks and nibbles will be provided. Please RSVP to Neil Byrne 9349 8153 or Roanna Beach at UnionsWA 9328 7877 unionsyes@unionswa.com.au Download Flyer
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Job training decline: “Employers & governments must do more”

UnionsWA  has commented on the release yesterday by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) of a survey of employers that has tracked declining apprentice and trainee numbers while job qualification requirements rise.
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