Introducing Katrina Robertson
Aug 16, 2017 12:15PM WST

Katrina has come to the HSUWA from a traditional blue collar union. The work places may differ, however, the issues of social equity and a fair go for all remain the same.Katrina is looking forward to meeting the membership ... Read More

Western Diagnostic settle... finally
Aug 8, 2017 16:06PM WST

After over 2 years of negotiations and a failed attempt at settlement, Western Diagnostic Pathology and the Union have finally reached in-principle agreement on a new Enterprise Agreement (EBA) to provide for conditions of ... Read More

June Recruit a Member prize winner
Jul 19, 2017 15:16PM WST

Annette Van Dyk is the winner of the of the “Recruit a Member” for June and now has $250 to spend.    Working as a Pathology Collector with Clinipath Pathology Annette enjoys working with ... Read More

Sustainable Health Review
Jul 12, 2017 17:05PM WST

Members will be aware that the State Government has launched the Sustainable Health Review.In announcing the Review the Minster for Health, Roger Cook said:"What we have seen over the last decade is a significant ... Read More

Wage Increases
Jul 10, 2017 13:29PM WST

July is the month for pay increases with a large number of EBAs in the public and private sectors that provide for a wage increase from 1st July – some on the actual date, others from first (or first full) pay period ... Read More

Five Reasons your savings are going backwards
Jun 28, 2017 16:46PM WST

If the halfway mark of 2017 sees your savings looking a little lean, you could be caught in one of five money traps.  We identify the hurdles reported by Aussie savers and how to overcome them.As the end of the ... Read More

Service Priority Review – Union Submission
Jun 27, 2017 14:12PM WST

There are a number of State Government reviews in train at the moment – the Machinery of Government review, the Sustainable Health Review, and the Service Priority Review.The Service Priority Review aims to ... Read More

What services do you think should get priority?
Jun 12, 2017 16:28PM WST

The State Government have initiated a number of reviews, including the Machinery of Government changes, Commission of Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects, the CEO Working Groups and the Service Priority Review.It ... Read More

Bowel cancer education for union members at workplaces
Jun 9, 2017 16:29PM WST

It is fairly sobering to think that around 4000 Australians die each year from bowel cancer.  Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers in Australia and all Australians over 50 are at increased risk regardless of ... Read More

Government Wages Policy makes Public Sector workers do the heavy lifting on reducing the deficit
May 31, 2017 15:49PM WST

Members will likely have heard the Premier’s announcement of a revised Public Sector Wages Policy of a flat increase of $1000pa.Under the Government’s new wages policy “The terms of existing enterprise ... Read More

Post Election Members Survey Responses call for more staff and resources
May 17, 2017 09:48AM WST

The union’s recent survey asked members what they thought about working for WA Health and how it might be improved.  Over 640 members responded to the survey, from across the State and each of the health ... Read More

Ability Centre EBA ticks over
May 15, 2017 15:51PM WST

Following consultation with Workplace Representatives the Union has agreed to “roll over” the current EBA for a further 12 month period with the application of a 1.5% increase to wages and allowances with effect ... Read More

State Government Wages Policy announced today – makes no change to HSUWA Public Sector wage increases from 1 July 2017
May 12, 2017 12:16PM WST

The HSUWA notes the Premier’s announcement of a revised State Wage Policy of a flat increase of $1000pa. While we are sympathetic to the Government in regard to the deficit mess they have been left by the Barnett ... Read More

Health Minister briefs union about PCH water
May 4, 2017 15:46PM WST

The HSUWA joined other health unions to meet with Health Minister Roger Cook on Wednesday 3rd May for a briefing about the lead in the Perth Children's Hospital water supply.The Government have provided detailed information ... Read More

Western Diagnostic Bleeding Their Workers
Apr 20, 2017 15:41PM WST

After more than 2 years of negotiations the EBA settlement with Western Diagnostic Pathology remains on a knife edge. The latest is that the proposed settlement and final draft EBA document is with Primary Heath Care (owners ... Read More

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