Public Sector Update: Union Information Sheet #4
Apr 24, 2020 17:27PM WST

As you would be aware, we are receiving regular updates for members from the Director General’s office.Attached is the most recent information sheet provided by the Department.Union update #4_1520_20200424.pdf Read More

Private Hospital Update: Elective Surgery to be resumed in WA
Apr 21, 2020 15:45PM WST

WA Health Minister Roger Cook has announced restrictions on serious elective surgery will be lifted after ANZAC Day, following a meeting with the National Cabinet.Mr Cook said the elective surgery priorities in WA ... Read More

Private Pathology Update: Concerns of unlawful actions
Apr 21, 2020 14:03PM WST

HSUWA has been informed by our private sector members at Western Diagnostics Pathology that the company has told staff it will stop annual leave accruals for permanent and fixed term employees from Monday 20 April until 30 ... Read More

Increased Testing Announced
Apr 17, 2020 16:15PM WST

From today, patients with a GP referral can be tested at 12 private pathology collection centres across the Metropolitan area that are in addition to the COVID clinics.Clinipath, Western Diagnostics and Australian Clinical ... Read More

Public Sector Update
Apr 17, 2020 16:13PM WST

As you would be aware, the State Government is on its way to organising a further 200 ICU beds and the staff and equipment needed for them, in addition to the 152 beds currently in the system (Metro area). We understand the ... Read More

JobKeeper Update
Apr 17, 2020 16:11PM WST

The much-discussed JobKeeper measures were rushed through Federal Parliament last week, with a potentially large impact on our private sector members.Unions, workers and employers are quickly trying to make sense of the new ... Read More

Public Sector Agreement
Apr 17, 2020 13:00PM WST

Back in January we started the process of seeking a new Agreement to cover your pay and conditions, when the existing Agreement expires on 30 June 2020.We surveyed members and received nearly double the numbers of responses ... Read More

Workers’ rights under COVID: Important Notice
Apr 17, 2020 12:50PM WST

Under the cover of the COVID-19 pandemic, some hard won worker rights are under attack.See ACTU Secretary Sally McManus’s video message here about the push from employer groups for more changes to undermine ... Read More

Public Sector Workers: Information for Union Members
Apr 9, 2020 17:21PM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation.Union update #2 190409 FINAL.pdf Read More

COVID-19 Update: PPE in Western Australia, Westin Hotel Secured for Health Workers
Apr 6, 2020 13:13PM WST

UPDATE: $5.5 million in Personal Protection Equipment has been secured by the State Government.The PPE for front-line workers was flown into Perth on Saturday and will be dispersed across the state’s health ... Read More

Public Sector Workers: WA Health Briefing
Apr 3, 2020 12:30PM WST

We have succeeded in our request for the dialogue with WA Health to be more structured, with a new twice weekly tele-conference briefing commencing today. Brief notes from today’s meeting are ... Read More

Physiotherapy Update: Local Physios join in International COVID-19 Response
Mar 31, 2020 16:40PM WST

An international team of Physiotherapists has published a document titled Physiotherapy management for COVID-19 in the acute hospital setting: Recommendations to guide clinical practice1. A pre-publication copy is ... Read More

ACTU Media Release: JobKeeper Fact Sheet
Mar 31, 2020 12:24PM WST

The government has finally responded to the call of the union movement to ensure all workers are covered by a wages subsidy program. It is a good start but some problems with the scheme remain, read the fact sheet:CV04 4.1 ... Read More

HSUWA Media Release: Risk of Infection for WA Health Workers
Mar 31, 2020 08:12AM WST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE31st March 2020RISK OF INFECTION FOR WA HEALTH WORKERS HSUWA calls for: All health workers at risk of contracting the COVID-19 in their workplace to be provided with adequate personal ... Read More

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