EMHS cap on permanent staff abolished in win for workers
Dec 10, 2018 11:21AM WST

Earlier this decade, East Metro Health Service imposed an arbitrary cap on the percentage of permanent employees to insecurely employed (fixed-term or casual contracts).The cap was set at 75% for clinical employees and 65% ... Read More

Vale Colin Boekeman
Nov 28, 2018 11:10AM WST

Vale – Colin Boekeman (20.03.1945 - 20.11.2018)Colin Boekeman was a much-valued Life Member of the Health Services Union of WA. Colin showed great energy and drive in everything he did and was a fierce advocate for ... Read More

Building strength in the private sector
Nov 26, 2018 09:55AM WST

The HSUWA are committed to training, mentoring and developing our Workplace Representatives (Delegates) in order to help them achieve the goals of HSUWA members. A union that is active at a grass roots level not only ... Read More

Securing Employment - Updated 21 November 2018
Nov 21, 2018 09:43AM WST

The union continues to meet with the employers to progress the agreed Commissioner’s Instruction 23 to convert eligible fixed term contract and casual employees to permanent.We have had exchanges of letters with most ... Read More

2018 Allied Health Awards
Nov 7, 2018 09:05AM WST

The 2018 Allied Health Week Awards were held recently, with this year's awards sponsored by HSUWA. Here are this year's winners and nominees.Dedicated Staff MemberCriteria: SCGH Allied Health Staff member who ... Read More

HSUWA October Member News
Oct 23, 2018 11:45AM WST

Dear Members,The latest HSUWA Newsletter is now out. Keep an eye out for the email 'Union News - pay increases fixed term contracts and more' in your inboxes. You can also read the latest newsletter online by clicking ... Read More

2018 Annual General Meeting
Oct 19, 2018 13:15PM WST

The 2018 HSUWA Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 5th December 2018 commencing at 5:00 pm at the Perth Children’s Hospital Auditorium.We will also announce the grand member prize winner, the 2018 HSUWA ... Read More

Private Sector Delegates prepare for EBA negotiations
Oct 17, 2018 12:36PM WST

Earlier this month, private sector delegates from Serco security at FSH Ramsay Health and Saint John of God hospitals came together for strategic planning training in preparation for their upcoming EBA ... Read More

September Recruit a Member Winner
Sep 28, 2018 13:07PM WST

Catherine Grant is our September $250 recruit a prize winner.Catherine (on the right) works at the Endoscopy Clinic at FSH, and is pictured with new member, Claudia O’Brien. Congrats Catherine and welcome ... Read More

You can nominate the 2018 HSUWA Workplace Representative of the Year
Sep 28, 2018 12:55PM WST

Is your Workplace Representative the best thing sliced bread? Are they doing a great job for you and your colleagues? Have they been a key part of the solution to a workplace problem? The driving force in getting you and ... Read More

2018 WA Branch Financial Statements Available Online
Sep 7, 2018 15:40PM WST

The financial statements for the HSU WA Branch are now available on the HSUWA website under the "About" section here.These statements are for the WA Branch of the national HSU and cover the financial year ending 30 June ... Read More

JourneyCover a real asset for HSUWA members
Sep 6, 2018 08:13AM WST

Miriam Bosveld was on the way to work at Royal Perth Hospital one morning when she suddenly fainted at the train station. Her accident required extensive surgeries to repair the damage to her cheek and jaw, and may require a ... Read More

Australian Clinical Labs gets shifty with definitions
Sep 3, 2018 12:21PM WST

There was barely a chance for the ink to dry on a new EBA for workers at Australian Clinical Labs (ACL) when management decided to offer a new interpretation of the definition of shift workers.To be clear, the EBA has a ... Read More

HSUWA welcomes move towards public sector permanency
Aug 21, 2018 11:02AM WST

The Health Services Union Western Australia welcomes the announcement by Premier Mark McGowan that up to 13,000 public sector staff will be considered for immediate permanency.Under the terms of the announcement, employees ... Read More

Corruption & Crime Commission Report shows the importance of employees being able to safely report suspicious conduct
Aug 17, 2018 16:48PM WST

A Corruption & Crime Commission (CCC) report released yesterday (16 August 2018) found that several senior executives and managers in the North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) corruptly obtained hundreds of thousands ... Read More

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