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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Wages Rally Protests “unfair and insulting” Policy

Thousands Public sector unionists today rallied to protest the WA State Wages Policy plans that has most go backwards in real terms for the next few years, after five years of below inflation increases.  The risks for attracting and retaining skilled, experienced or qualified staff for essential services for the WA public were highlighted during addresses to the rally.
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Union Pay Rally Proceeds

Following a large joint meeting of public sector unions representing police, firefighters, prison officers, teachers, child protection, health and other public sector workers, UnionsWA has announced that the campaign for negotiations and fair pay for our public sector workforce and the planned rally at Parliament House on Wednesday 17th August, will proceed.
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