Public Sector Workers: Covid-19 Information for Union Members
May 29, 2020 14:44PM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday May 29 2020.Union update #9 Read More

May 29, 2020 13:36PM WST

This week saw the launch of DETECT, a State Government strategy of voluntary COVID-19 testing across identified groups of workers, including health workers, to better understand the transmission of the virus. The snapshot ... Read More

“Integrity” Bill scrapped
May 29, 2020 13:32PM WST

The Australian union movement this week welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s withdrawal of the union-busting “Integrity” legislation from a further vote in the Senate during his National Press Club ... Read More

Launch of The Public Good Campaign
May 29, 2020 12:26PM WST

Yesterday HSUWA Secretary Naomi McCrae stood with UnionsWA and public sector unions to launch The Public Good campaign.The Public Good campaign is about highlighting the importance of public sector workers and pledging to ... Read More

Aged Care Update
May 29, 2020 12:23PM WST

The aged care sector faces significant challenges to protect the vulnerable older Australians receiving care, whether it be in residential facilities or at home.The Federal Government has made multiple announcements of ... Read More

Changes to Workers’ Compensation – Real Protections for Health Workers
May 29, 2020 12:16PM WST

This week your union joined with the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the United Workers Union (UWU) to ask our State Government for a change to the workers’ compensation laws to better protect health workers ... Read More

Public Sector Agreement Update
May 15, 2020 16:45PM WST

Negotiations with the Health Department for a new Agreement continue. These discussions have been based on the union’s log of claims.We are hoping to get to a good position in the coming weeks with an offer to present ... Read More

Personal Protective Equipment: Update
May 15, 2020 10:51AM WST

The enormous work of the procurement teams across government have helped build the state’s supplies of PPE.WA is in a far better position now in relation to PPE. There is growing confidence of enough PPE to ensure the ... Read More

Influenza Vaccinations
May 15, 2020 10:49AM WST

Being vaccinated where it is safe to do, even if you are at low risk from a bout of the flu, is an act of solidarity with your work colleagues, your family and everyone else in the community.HSUWA supports policies that ... Read More

Public Sector Workers: Information for Union Members
May 11, 2020 16:06PM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday May 1 2020.Union update #5  Read More

International Workers Memorial Day
May 1, 2020 16:26PM WST

Tuesday 28 April marked International Workers Memorial Day.At the service in Perth this year, our HSUWA President Cheryl Hamill was invited to speak by Unions WA. Cheryl gave a moving speech that addressed the risks ... Read More

Private Sector Update 1 May 2020
May 1, 2020 15:05PM WST

Private Hospitals: After the cessation of most elective surgery the union received many enquiries from members with concerns about their employer wanting to change their contractual entitlements. The drop off in activity in ... Read More

Public Sector Agreement Update 1 May 2020
May 1, 2020 15:04PM WST

Following on from our report two weeks ago, discussions have continued with the Health Department, ministers, and various other public sector agents to come to terms for a new Agreement. Progress has been made, but there is ... Read More

Private Pathology Update: Concerns of unlawful actions
Apr 21, 2020 14:12PM 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

HSUWA Operational Matters
Apr 12, 2020 00:00AM WST

The HSUWA remains open and we are changing our work practices as this crisis unfolds to ensure we meet your needs.Union membership and solidarity among health care workers has never been more important as we face the ... Read More

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