Sunday trading off family time

UnionsWA has commented on calls by employers to further extend Sunday trading times and media reports that the Barnett Government is considering options to do so. 

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WA Gender Pay Gap – sexist not sexy

UnionsWA has commented on the release today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics of data measuring the gap in earnings between women and men nationally as well as in WA.

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Serious work injuries continue to rise in WA

UnionsWA today commented on the release by WorkSafe WA of workers’ compensation data showing a continuing rise in very serious work injuries in WA.

 

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2013 State election finances: WA democracy alive but unwell

UnionsWA has commented on the release today by the WA Electoral Commission of financial returns for political parties and others in the lead up to the 2013 WA state election.  

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Service station pay rip offs

UnionsWA today commented on an audit by the Fair Work Ombudsman of service stations in WA.  That report found that 40% of audited stations in WA were non-compliant for pay or in some way.  Twenty-one per cent of audited stations in Perth were found to have underpaid an average of $9,391 each.  

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Warning: Check super and pay rises are paid

With the start of the financial year and the first pay fortnight following new minimum wage, award and superannuation increases, UnionsWA today urged all working West Australians to check their pay is now correct.

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