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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May Day 2021

May Day 2021 has been cancelled, no further RSVP's are sought. Here is the related message from UnionsWA Owen Whittle, Acting Secretary: May Day and International Workers' Memorial Day are two key events in our calendar as unionists. As disappointing and distressing as this news will be for us, I regret to advise that after consulting with other elected officials I have decided that we must cancel both events this year. We won't know until later this week what restrictions will apply for large events such as May Day, planned for this Sunday.  However, we do know that only a...
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Cyclone Asbestos Risk Preventable

UnionsWA and the Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia have today called for a greater effort to prevent risks associated with asbestos exposure associated with natural disasters.
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