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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Belmont Election Flyers

In workplace conversations and in the media we've made rising costs of living and the need for pay rises a key headline issue in this election and we're reinforcing that with our final action handing out flyers from 10:00 am - noon, this Thursday 19th May near the Belmont Forum. We'll meet in the parking lot off Belmont Ave of Belmont Forum. To RSVP please complete your details below.
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Pay Failure Undermines WA Budget

UnionsWA has today commented on the release of the WA Budget and warned that the failure to improve public sector pay policy will make recruitment for needed new positions and retention harder. While the one-off electricity payment is welcome, other State Government charges to households are rising, as are other...
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