CI-23 Status Update
Nov 29, 2019 12:33PM WST

Since our last report, we have continued to meet with different Health Service Providers (HSPs) and with all levels of government including at Ministerial level. This work is ongoing as we know that continued advocacy is the ... Read More

Training in aged care and disability get a boost
Nov 27, 2019 10:19AM WST

The HSUWA are active members of the Community Services Health and Education Industry Training Council which advises the State Training Board on priorities for TAFE and similar courses. The union together with the Training ... Read More

Brightwater EBA 2019
Nov 26, 2019 09:36AM WST

With a 94.48% "yes" vote HSUWA members employed by the Brightwater Care Group have overwhelmingly endorsed a new Agreement providing for wage increases of 6% over 3 years - backdated to the 1st July 2019.The Agreement is ... Read More

Working to stop the Violence
Nov 22, 2019 15:54PM WST

The State Government have announced further measures and funding to go towards improving safety in our hospitals.HSUWA members called for the Stop the Violence Summit in July, because of the crisis of increasingly ... Read More

Union News October 2019
Nov 18, 2019 15:24PM WST

The latest edition of the HSUWA Union News for October 2019 has been released. If you did not receive an email, you can read the newsletter here Read More

Election for the Union’s Committee of Management: Why not you?
Oct 25, 2019 14:45PM WST

Please consider nominating for one of the upcoming vacant positions on the HSUWA Committee of Management.Like any member run association the HSUWA has a “board of directors” called the Committee of Management ... Read More

CI-23 – Review , Question, Dispute ?
Oct 25, 2019 14:26PM WST

Since our last report we have met with most of the Health Service Providers and have secured stronger commitments from a number to progressing the Commissioner’s Instruction 23 process to ensure that assessments are ... Read More

Union News - August 2019
Oct 25, 2019 09:20AM WST

The Union newsletter for August 2019 includes the results of the ACTU safety survey and can be found here Read More

Union News September 2019
Oct 10, 2019 10:03AM WST

The latest edition of the HSUWA Union News for September 2019 has been released. If you did not receive an email, you can read the newsletter here. Read More

CI-23 - A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Sep 27, 2019 16:20PM WST

Chinese philosopher Laozi’s famous saying is a good description of where Commissioner’s Instruction 23 (CI-23) is currently at, the first step of a long and difficult journey.In our last report we laid out our ... Read More

Things to talk about
Sep 27, 2019 15:46PM WST

Things to talk about When negotiating your current EBA in 2018 there were specific items that the parties (your employer and your union) agreed were unresolved and could be better resolved at the individual HSP level.It was ... Read More

Ramsays Health EBA
Sep 5, 2019 09:09AM WST

The Enterprise Agreement applying to Union members employed by Ramsay Health Care at Attadale, Glengarry, & Hollywood Hospitals, Joondalup Health Campus, and Peel Health Campus has now been approved by the Fair Work ... Read More

CI 23 – Change of Direction Needed
Aug 19, 2019 15:24PM WST

To be blunt, when you’re on a slow road to nowhere it makes perfect sense to change direction. This pretty much sums up the current state of play with CI-23. This is the message we gave to the Minister when we met, and ... Read More

Welcome improvements to security, but do they go far enough?
Aug 12, 2019 12:06PM WST

The Health Minister Roger Cook has announced $5 million has been allocated across WA Health “for immediate action to help stop violence and aggressive behaviour within hospitals”.This is a good start to ... Read More

Workers rights a long-term passion for Dorothy Marko
Jul 29, 2019 15:36PM WST

Dorothy Marko is a long time HSUWA member. She also recently became the Workplace Rep for the Medical Secretaries and Typists at RPH. Dorothy has always been a supporter of the work unions do and even remembers attending ... Read More

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