This week a Senate Inquiry into the impact of Australia's temporary work visa programs on the Australian labour market and on the temporary work visa holders will hold hearings in Perth.
How timely that the ABC has found that a 457 worker who bravely blew the whistle on exploitation has been sacked. Check out the original story and follow up here:Read more
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Any information collected by UnionsWA Incorporated is collected via correspondence from you or your company. This may be via the telephone, email, mail, fax or directly through our website.
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Any details collected from UnionsWA Incorported supporters, donors or customers is required in order to provide you with our products and/or services, and a high level of customer service. Correspondence is recorded in order to provide service references, and to assist in our staff development.
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We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Access to Collected Information
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer to continue to provide support, you may correct, update, delete or deactivate it by emailing us at email@example.com.
Donation and Orders
If you make a donation or purchase a product or service from us, we may request certain personally identifiable information from you. You may be required to provide contact information (such as name, Email, and postal address) and financial information (such as credit card number, expiration date).
We use this information for the purposes of processing donations or billing purposes and to contribute towards an aspect of our campaign for which you have made a donation or to fill your order(s). If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.
UnionsWA Incorporated uses personally identifiable information for essential communications, such as Emails, accounts information, and critical service details. We may also use this information for other purposes, including some promotional Emails. If at any time a customer wishes not to receive such correspondence, they can request to be removed from any mailing lists by emailing us at
You will be notified when your personal information is collected by any third party that is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.
UnionsWA Incorporated may at its discretion use other third parties to provide process donation or other essential services on our site or for our business processes. We may share your details as necessary for the third party to provide that service.
These third parties are prohibited from using your personally identifiable information for any other purpose. UnionsWA Incorporated does not share any information with third parties for any unknown or unrelated uses.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Website.
Links on UnionsWA Incorporated sites are to external entities and are not covered within this policy. The terms and conditions set out in this privacy statement only cover the domain name of UnionsWA.
changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by Email, or by means of a notice on our homepage.
UnionsWA Security Policy
UnionsWA Incorporated uses the eWAY Payment Gateway for its online credit card transactions. eWAY processes online credit card transactions for thousands of Australian merchants, providing a safe and secure means of collecting payments via the Internet. All online credit card transactions performed on this site using the eWAY gateway are secured payments.
- Payments are fully automated with an immediate response.
- Your complete credit card number cannot be viewed by Save Our Services or UnionsWA or any outside party.
- All transactions are performed under 128 Bit SSL Certificate.
- All transaction data is encrypted for storage within eWAY’s bank-grade data centre, further protecting your credit card data.
- eWAY is an authorised third party processor for all the major Australian banks.
- eWAY at no time touches your funds; all monies are directly transferred from your credit card to the merchant account held by Save Our Services and UnionsWA.
For more information about eWAY and online credit card payments, please visit www.eWAY.com.au
Where a donation is made to UnionsWA Incorporated that donation will go towards the purpose sought and no other matter. UnionsWA Incorporated is a an income tax exempt entity for the purposes of GST.
UnionsWA Incorporated is not a deductible gift recipient entity and donations are not automatically tax deductible. For some individuals there may be a legitimate tax deduction claimed for work purposes. However, the donor is responsible to ensuring that any claim made complies with the relevant taxation law.
After ordering online, you will receive an email confirmation from eWAY containing your order details (if you have provided your email address). We will normally confirm receipt of your order within a few minutes of ordering. We will attempt to send your goods via ordinary post (unless specified otherwise in the online details) within five working days; however if goods are unavailable
delivery will take a little longer.
If you wish to query a delivery please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
After ordering online, you will receive an email confirmation from eWAY containing your order details (if you have provided your email address). We will normally confirm receipt of your order within a few minutes of ordering. We will attempt to send your software/license/access code via email within five working days.
If you wish to query a delivery please contact us at email@example.com.
Refund & Returns Policy
If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase or decide that you no longer wish to make a donation, we will give you three days to access a money-back guarantee from the time you receive the goods or made a donation. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org within that time if you are not satisfied with your donation or purchase so that we can resolve any
This refund policy does not apply to goods which have been worn or used, damaged after delivery, or if any attempt has been made to alter the product or if they have been dropped or broken. All products must be returned in their original condition. All postage and insurance costs are to be paid by the buyer.
We recommend that you return the product via Registered post and that you pre-pay all postage. You assume any risk of lost, theft or damaged goods during transit & therefore advise you take out shipment registration of insurance with your postal carrier. UnionsWA Incorporated will not be responsible for parcels lost or damaged in transit if you choose not to insure.
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WA Unions have welcomed the tabling of The Impact of FIFO Work Practices on Mental Health: Final Report as the next step towards improving the mental health of FIFO workers.Read more
Low wage outcome “deeply disappointing”
UnionsWA has commented on the decision today by the WA Industrial relations Commission in the WA State Wage Case.Read more
UnionsWA has today commented on hearings by the WA Industrial Relations Commission in the State Wage Case, which will determine wages for around one hundred thousand working West Australians on the WA Minimum Wage and reliant awards as well as the decision in the Federal Minimum Wage Case that awarded a 2.5% increase.Read more
UnionsWA has called for a Royal Commission to investigate mine and other work deaths in WA following increased in work fatalities in the WA resources sector. The death of a mine worker at the Birla Nifty Copper Mine has highlighted the need for an independent mines safety body backed by stronger safety laws.
Photo courtesy of ABC
UnionsWA has commented on the release by the WA Industrial Relations Commission of submissions in the State Minimum Wage case. That case affects an estimated 100,000 minimum wage and State Award reliant workers. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA has recommended a wage freeze for the lowest paid while the WA Government recommends a 2.0% increase, well below its increases to essential service fees in the recent State Budget.
ABC journalist, Rebecca Carmody, interviews Meredith Hammat on the WA Minimum Wage case.Read more
UnionsWA today commented on the release of the 2015 WA state budget including wide-ranging job and services cuts, huge increases in fees and charges and the sale of public assets.
As thousands of union members, their family and friends gathered in Fremantle to commemorate May Day, UnionsWA has highlighted that the original purpose of May Day, to secure an eight hour working day, remains relevant.
Eight hours work, eight hours rest, eight hours play.Read more
Commemorating Workers’ Memorial Day, UnionsWA has today commented on the need to improve occupational health and safety measures with a priority on preventing work deaths and injuries.