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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2018 Harold Peden Lecture

"In the Public Interest" is the topic of this year's lecture to be delivered by Toni Walkington. Toni was the first woman to be elected as Secretary of the CPSU-CSA and its longest serving official in that role in its history. She will soon take up an appointment as Commissioner with the WA Industrial Relations Commission. The lecture is an annual event hosted by the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History for more details about the Society and Harold Peden, see here). Please RSVP with details below for this lecture on Thursday 15th November. Light refreshments will be...
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WA Job Training Decline

UnionsWA has commented on the latest job training data released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) evidencing a steep decline in job training participation in WA, falling at almost four times the national rate.
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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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