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.

Owen Whittle, Secretary - UnionsWA.

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Solidarity Research for Union Renewal

To coincide with the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand (AIRAANZ) holding its 2024 conference in Perth, the Centre for Future Work and UnionsWA are pleased to present a unique and important event for union members, supporters, and activists. Solidarity Research for Union Renewal on Tuesday 30th January, brings together cutting-edge researchers and unionists to share their knowledge and wisdom about renewing unions and building solidarity between all workers. There will be a Zoom of this event also, with the link to be provided following an RSVP. To RSVP please complete your details below. Find out how:...
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Premier faces public workforce on pay

Over 400 union members from the WA public sector workforce today heard from and posed questions of Premier Cook on WA’s State Wages Policy and the pay cap at a mass meeting at Perth Town Hall.
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