By Dave Oliver, Secretary, ACTU
I try not to waste time on Martin Ferguson these days but the stench of hypocrisy can, at times, overwhelm even those with the strongest stomachs. Mr Ferguson’s new found opposition to Sunday penalty rates, printed in The Australian last week, is one of those times.
UnionsWA and unions representing hospital, school, other service and professional employees have today commented on the announced pay freeze by WA Treasurer, Mike Nahan.
Meredith Hammat (Secretary, UnionsWA) at Parliament House with John Welch (WAPOU), Toni Walkington (CPSU) and Dan Hill (HSU).Read more
The Labour History Society brings an important focus to our collective history as a movement in this State. Thank you. It’s a great privilege to be given this opportunity to present the Harold Peden lecture. I have always believed that in the trade union movement we stand on the shoulders of those who came before us.
Meredith Hammat, Secretary, UnionsWARead more
Meredith Hammat, UnionsWA Secretary will be the guest speaker at this year's Harold Peden Memorial Lecture, an annual event by the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History
Thursday 19 November 2015
6:00 pm for 6:30 start
6th Floor, 445 Hay Street Perth
Drinks and nibbles will be provided.
Please RSVP to Neil Byrne 9349 8153 or Roanna Beach at UnionsWA 9328 7877 firstname.lastname@example.orgRead more
UnionsWA has commented on the release yesterday by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) of a survey of employers that has tracked declining apprentice and trainee numbers while job qualification requirements rise.Read more