As thousands of union members, their family and friends gathered in Fremantle to commemorate May Day, UnionsWA has highlighted that the original purpose of May Day, to secure an eight hour working day, remains relevant.
Eight hours work, eight hours rest, eight hours play.Read more
Commemorating Workers’ Memorial Day, UnionsWA has today commented on the need to improve occupational health and safety measures with a priority on preventing work deaths and injuries.
UnionsWA has commented on the release by the Auditor General of the Asbestos Management in the Public Sector report.
We live in a time of great debate and discussion about our industrial relations system.
But before outlining my vision of what the future of IR should look like in this country I want to spend a bit of time considering the current debates and issues.
This article is an edited version of an address by Meredith Hammat,
Secretary, UnionsWA (pictured) to the Chamber of Commerce and
Industry WA The Future of Industrial Relations Conference on 22 April 2015.
International Commemoration Day for Dead and Injured Workers Memorial Service
Please join us in remembering all workers who have died or been injured in the Workplace.
Unions will target key marginal seats in Western Australia in the lead up to the next election as part of a national campaign to defeat the Abbott Government.Read more
On behalf of the Save Our Services campaign led by public sector unions, UnionsWA has today launched a new video on the delays and cost blow outs of the privatised Fiona Stanley Hospital. This coincides with the admission of a few patients receiving limited services.