Uncertainty continues for Bentley Health Service members
Jun 22, 2015 10:08AM WST

The HSUWA recently learned of some issues our Bentley Health Service members have been experiencing due to insecure employment conditions.The HSUWA has been working with our members at BHS on a range of issues related to ... Read More

HSUWA to use survey responses to inform submission to inquiry
Jun 10, 2015 10:04AM WST

The HSUWA will use information collected in a statewide survey of health workers to help formulate its submission to the Parliamentary inquiry into Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH).The Education and Health Standing Committee ... Read More

Clerical review at SCGH nears end - change begins soon
Jun 5, 2015 09:20AM WST

The union recently met with Acting Executive Director Dr Victor Cheng to discuss the soon-to-be-announced outcomes of the review of the administration and clerical services at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital (SCGH).According ... Read More

Four reasons women need to think about their financial futures differently
Jun 4, 2015 14:27PM WST

A recent article in the ACTU's Member Benefits Update May 2015 highlighted four reasons women need to think about their financial futures differently.It says that when it comes to money and planning their financial future ... Read More

Redeployment, redundancy and your rights
May 21, 2015 12:03PM WST

On 1 May 2015, the Public Sector Management (Redeployment and Redundancy) Regulations 2014 came into force as part of the Barnett Government's workforce 'reform'.According to Premier Colin Barnett, these changes will be ... Read More

New Public Sector EBA and salary schedule
May 21, 2015 10:51AM WST

The final registered version of the new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement for the Public Sector, the WA Health-HSUWA PACTS (Professional Administrative Clerical Technical and Supervisory employees) Agreement 2014, is now ... Read More

Recruit a Member winner
May 18, 2015 15:49PM WST

Congratulations to our latest Recruit a Member winner, Marie Schober, a Clinic Clerk from Home Link at SCGH.It's not hard to be a winner like Marie; just ask a colleague to join, put your name on the form, and you go in the ... Read More

Budget blues - let's stick together and defend our rights at work
May 15, 2015 14:26PM WST

The Barnett Government's budget is full of bad news for patients and health workers, with its plans to cut funding equivalent to thousands of jobs over the next four years.The government's so-called Workforce Renewal Policy ... Read More

Fair Work Commission approves Global Diagnostics EBA
May 14, 2015 10:58AM WST

After nearly two years of negotiations, HSUWA members employed by Global Diagnostics can now look forward to secure conditions of employment, wage rates, and wage increases over the next three years with the Fair Work ... Read More

It's National Volunteer Week - let's thank our Reps!
May 13, 2015 10:02AM WST

As part of National Volunteer Week, we'd like to thank all those people in the community who offer their time and commitment to a range of causes and services.For our members and the union we offer our thanks and ... Read More

Public sector salary increases and backpay timetable announced
May 1, 2015 16:33PM WST

The new salary rates for HSUWA members have been officially published by the WA Industrial Relations Commission in an Order PSAAG19 of 2014.We have been liaising with the Health Department about when HCN will implement the ... Read More

HSUWA members win pay increase in EBA arbitration
Apr 23, 2015 16:46PM WST

We are pleased to report that the WA Industrial Relations Commission today awarded wage increases of 3.75%, effective 1 July 2014, and 3% from 1 July 2015, to be paid to HSUWA members.Members were paid a 2.75% pay increase ... Read More

Enterprise bargaining agreements delayed by increased FWC scrutiny
Apr 14, 2015 16:29PM WST

Enterprise bargaining agreements (EBAs) will take longer to be approved due to increased scrutiny by the Fair Work Commission (FWC).For a private sector EBA to be legally enforceable it has to be approved and registered by ... Read More

Get ready for May Day 2015
Apr 13, 2015 17:04PM WST

Join us on Sunday 3 May to celebrate the annual May Day Festival, which recognises the many achievements of the union movement, including the eight-hour workday.Held on the Fremantle Esplanade, the event is a free, fun day ... Read More

Aged Care members secure EA with Bethanie Group
Apr 10, 2015 16:33PM WST

HSUWA is pleased to announce we have recently concluded a new Enterprise Agreement with Bethanie Group Inc, in a particularly challenging environment.While the aged care industry is the fastest growing industry in Australia, ... Read More

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