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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Union Strength in the COVID Era

This year Carolyn Smith, WA Secretary of the United Workers Union and its National Aged Care Director, will deliver the 2020 Harold Peden Memorial Lecture on the topic of "Union strength in the COVID era" on Thursday 26th November. Light refreshments will be available.  To RSVP please complete your details below.  
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New silica & coal dust safety standard welcomed

UnionsWA has today welcomed an important announcement by WA Industrial Relations Minister Bill Johnston that significantly reduces the workplace safety standard for exposure to silica and coal dust.
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Health & Safety

Find out more about health and safety in your workplace, your health and safety rights as an employee and your employer's health and safety obligations.

Pay & Conditions

Find out more about conditions of employment, workplace entitlements and pay. Here you will also find details for who to contact if you require assistance in the workplace.

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The place for activists, current and retired trade unionists to connect and become further involved in the movement.

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