WA Health: Union Update #14
Jul 6, 2020 09:04AM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday July 3 2020.Union update #14.pdf Read More

WA Health: Union Update #13
Jun 26, 2020 14:13PM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday June 26 2020.Union update #13.pdf Read More

WA COVID Recovery Webinar
Jun 19, 2020 11:02AM WST

HSUWA is excited to co-host a special online event on Wednesday 17 June focusing on how our West Australian pandemic response can support healthier communities and a resilient economy.The webinar will feature Prof Fiona ... Read More

COVID-19 Aged Care Retention Bonus Guidelines
Jun 19, 2020 11:02AM WST

The Government has released guidelines for its Aged Care Retention Bonus for workforce continuity.Unfortunately the Minister has failed to address major gaps in the scheme, including making the amounts payable across ... Read More

WA Health: Union Update #12
Jun 19, 2020 10:38AM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday June 19 2020.Union update #12.pdf Read More

WA Health: Union Update #10
Jun 8, 2020 10:31AM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday June 5 2020.Union update #10.pdf   Read More

DETECT Voluntary COVID-19 Testing
May 29, 2020 14:53PM WST

This week saw the launch of DETECT, a State Government strategy of voluntary COVID-19 testing across identified groups of workers, including health workers, to better understand the transmission of the virus. The ... Read More

Aged Care Update
May 29, 2020 14:53PM WST

The aged care sector faces significant challenges to protect the vulnerable older Australians receiving care, whether it be in residential facilities or at home.The Federal Government has made multiple announcements of ... Read More

Changes to Workers’ Compensation – Real Protections for Health Workers
May 29, 2020 14:52PM WST

This week your union joined with the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the United Workers Union (UWU) to ask our State Government for a change to the workers’ compensation laws to better protect health workers ... Read More

Public Sector Agreement Update
May 15, 2020 15:24PM WST

Negotiations with the Health Department for a new Agreement continue. These discussions have been based on the union’s log of claims.We are hoping to get to a good position in the coming weeks with an offer to present ... Read More

Influenza Vaccinations
May 15, 2020 15:23PM WST

Being vaccinated where it is safe to do, even if you are at low risk from a bout of the flu, is an act of solidarity with your work colleagues, your family and everyone else in the community.HSUWA supports policies that ... Read More

Personal Protective Equipment: Update
May 15, 2020 15:20PM WST

The enormous work of the procurement teams across government have helped build the state’s supplies of PPE.WA is in a far better position now in relation to PPE. There is growing confidence of enough PPE to ensure the ... Read More

Public Sector Workers: Information for Union Members
May 11, 2020 15:58PM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday May 1 2020.Union update #5  Read More

Private Sector Update 1 May 2020
May 1, 2020 15:54PM WST

Private Hospitals: After the cessation of most elective surgery the union received many enquiries from members with concerns about their employer wanting to change their contractual entitlements. The drop off in activity in ... Read More

Public Sector Agreement Update 1 May 2020
May 1, 2020 15:49PM WST

Following on from our report two weeks ago, discussions have continued with the Health Department, ministers, and various other public sector agents to come to terms for a new Agreement. Progress has been made, but there is ... Read More

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