Government policy undermines expertise in public health system
Dec 23, 2014 10:33AM WST

The union representing health professionals has expressed serious concerns that the State Government's workforce renewal policy will undermine the quality of the public health system.The government yesterday announced in its ... Read More

HSUWA calls for consultation on closure of Graylands Hospital
Dec 3, 2014 14:34PM WST

The union representing staff at Graylands hospital has called for consultation over the closure of the facility to minimise the impact on patients and staff.The State Government has today announced the mental health facility ... Read More

State Government planning to slash 500 jobs from health
Nov 27, 2014 06:49AM WST

The union representing health professionals said it was surprised and disappointed by plans to cut 500 jobs from the health sector as part of the State Government's public sector redundancy program.The government recently ... Read More

Industrial action called off after Government agrees to arbitration
Aug 1, 2014 06:12AM WST

The HSUWA has called off all industrial action in WA's public hospitals, after the State Government agreed to go to arbitration to resolve a pay dispute.The two parties have had a number of conferences before the WA ... Read More

No resolution for health workers over pay dispute
Jul 24, 2014 13:44PM WST

The HSUWA said it was disappointed the Department of Health hadn't put forward a revised pay offer to health workers during conciliation conferences in the WA Industrial Relations Commission this week.HSUWA Secretary Dan ... Read More

Industrial action by health workers suspended
Jul 18, 2014 16:14PM WST

The HSUWA has suspended industrial action planned for three Perth hospitals next week.As part of an ongoing pay dispute, 12-hour stoppages had been planned for Bentley Hospital and Armadale Health Campus on Tuesday and ... Read More

Health workers at Royal Perth Hospital to stop work over pay dispute
Jul 17, 2014 05:59AM WST

Hundreds of health workers at Royal Perth Hospital will walk off the job today (Thursday) to protest over the State Government's refusal to offer them a fair wage increase.HSUWA members at RPH will stop work from 6am to 6pm ... Read More

12-hour stoppage at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital tomorrow
Jul 14, 2014 14:12PM WST

More than 500 workers at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital will walk off the job tomorrow (15th July) from 6am, in the first of a series of rolling 12-hour stoppages.The industrial action will see elective surgery cancelled. ... Read More

Health workers to walk after Minister refuses to talk
Jul 5, 2014 10:03AM WST

Health workers at the state's biggest hospitals will walk off the job in a series of rolling stoppages, after the State Government failed to make a new pay offer.Union members voted unanimously at a Parliament House rally ... Read More

Politician pay rise a slap in the face for health workers
Jun 27, 2014 12:47PM WST

The HSUWA said its members were incensed that some politicians had been granted a far higher pay rise than the government was offering public hospital health workers.Backbench MPs have been granted pay rises of 3.8% by the ... Read More

Health workers resolve to step up industrial action
Jun 25, 2014 14:16PM WST

Public hospital health workers have voted to escalate industrial action if the State Government does not offer a wage rise of more than 2.75% by Friday 4th July.Up to 600 health workers attended a stop work rally at ... Read More

Health workers attend stop work rally for better pay
Jun 25, 2014 06:00AM WST

Up to a thousand health workers are expected to attend a stop work rally at Parliament House today to send a message to the State Government that they will not accept its wages policy.The workers, including physiotherapists, ... Read More

Hundreds of health workers expected to attend a Stop Work Rally
Jun 8, 2014 07:44AM WST

Hundreds of health workers are expected to attend a stop work rally later this month, as part of an escalating EBA campaign.More than 500 health workers including Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Medical Scientists, Social ... Read More

Industrial campaign starts in support of new EBA
Jun 1, 2014 17:10PM WST

Up to 20,000 health workers will begin taking industrial action from today, in support of the campaign for a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.HSUWA members including Physiotherapists, Radiographers, Medical Scientists, ... Read More

SCGH to continue with cancelling outpatient services
May 25, 2014 08:02AM WST

Management at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital has agreed to continue cancelling outpatient services in the Radiology Department, after staff took industrial action.Radiographers were forced to start cancelling services on ... Read More

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