Discrimination can happen anywhere - at work, in the street, when purchasing goods or services.
Discrimination hates diversity. Gender, age, race, disability, sexuality; members of religious, political and union movements are often the target. So what are the risks from the Barnett Government’s review of discrimination protections?Read more
UnionsWA today responded to the release by the Economic Regulatory Authority of a submission by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA the Inquiry into Microeconomic Reform that calls on the Barnett Government to abolish the penalty rates on holidays.Read more
UnionsWA today comment on the release by the Barnett Government of its Mid-year Financial Projections Statement. UnionsWA.Read more
UnionsWA commented on today’s report in The West Australian regarding WA’s skills slump.Read more
UnionsWA has commented on the release today of new data on worker’s compensation showing other States have experienced significant falls in claims, while WA has not. Today the Legislative Council has taken leave when work health and safety laws need to pass, there are revelations that one in seven Occupational Health and Safety Inspector positions in WA are vacant while workplace inspections are falling.Read more
While in Perth today Dave Oliver, Secretary of the ACTU joined UnionsWA and the Transport Workers Union of WA to call on WA and Australian Governments to do more in response to recent statistics pointing to an increase in road fatalities and serious injuries among truckies in WA.Read more
UnionsWA today responded to the release by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA of a submission to the Economic Regulatory Authority Inquiry into Microeconomic Reform that calls on the Barnett Government to abolish the penalty rates on holidays for low paid hospitality and retail workers.Read more