Learning about your rights at work
Mar 26, 2015 09:03AM WST

How well do you know your rights at work? How confident are you that you can defend your rights?Your rights at work are not abstract legal ideas. They are about your pay, hours, shift penalties, overtime, rostering and ... Read More

Uniform nightmare at FSH
Mar 25, 2015 12:01PM WST

A member survey at Fiona Stanley Hospital has revealed alarming details about the hospital's uniforms for Allied Health staff.Most staff have been given an insufficient supply of uniforms and the polyester-blend fabric is ... Read More

Reconfiguration of South Metro expands
Feb 20, 2015 11:52AM WST

The framework of the changes to RPH and Fremantle mean many members have already transferred to FSH, with more wards and services to come online by April.The FSH site is now crowded; it's now a case of 'join the queues at ... Read More

Public sector EBA arbitration begins
Feb 18, 2015 15:28PM WST

The long-running campaign by public sector members for fair pay is now coming to its conclusion in the WA Industrial Relations Commission, with arbitration running from 23-26 February.In July 2014, the Commission intervened ... Read More

Vale Vincent Capriotti
Feb 5, 2015 14:38PM WST

We are very sorry to share the sad news of the passing of HSUWA member Vincent Capriotti, who was tragically killed during the thunderstorms on Tuesday 3 February.Vince was an active HSUWA member for the majority ... Read More

SMAHS reconfiguration to reach critical point this week
Feb 3, 2015 09:45AM WST

Members at Fremantle, Royal Perth and Fiona Stanley Hospitals will face a very big challenge this week, perhaps the most significant in the South Metro Area Health Service (SMAHS)'s history.FSH will advance to a tertiary ... Read More

Tell us, tell us and tell us again!
Jan 20, 2015 10:45AM WST

The HSUWA team is your advocates and advisors. We represent you in negotiations, commissions, tribunals and forums of many types.The union also works with a wide array of stakeholders, including the media, external advisors ... Read More

Perth kids' hospital project consultation gathers pace
Jan 20, 2015 10:29AM WST

The New Year has seen a hive of activity underway at Princess Margaret Hospital. Your union has conducted further consultation with the Perth Children's Hospital Project team and a timetable for ongoing discussions has ... Read More

Reconfiguration changes take shape
Dec 18, 2014 15:59PM WST

While the news is less certain for some people working in WA Health, across the South Metro, the end of the beginning of the reconfiguration is finally in sight.This time last year it seemed clerical and admin positions at ... Read More

2013-14 Treasurer's Report
Dec 15, 2014 16:07PM WST

We are pleased to provide the 2013-14 Treasurer's Report.The HSUWA's financial position remains strong. While the net asset position has softened there were a number of one-off factors associated with that result.The deficit ... Read More

Rep of the Year - Cassie Reading
Dec 15, 2014 14:11PM WST

Congratulations to the 2014 HSUWA Workplace Representative of the Year, Cassie Reading, an occupational therapist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.It is hard to overstate the importance and impact of our Workplace ... Read More

Arbitration hearings set for February - how you can help
Dec 12, 2014 11:38AM WST

The arbitration hearings for the Public Hospitals and Health Services Agreement are set for 23-26 February 2015 as a Commission in Court session. This means the Chief Commissioner and two other Commissioners will hear the ... Read More

EBA registered - what's changed?
Dec 12, 2014 11:21AM WST

The updated Public Hospitals and Health Services Agreement was registered in the WA Industrial Relations Commission on 8 December.A copy of the Agreement can be found here.The changes are mostly minor and technical, such as ... Read More

Recruit a Member winner - November
Dec 10, 2014 13:34PM WST

Congratulations to our November Recruit a Member winner, Estee Hartnett, an occupational therapist at SCGH.Estee is the third member from the OT Department to win the monthly prize draw, along with Rep of the Year Cassie ... Read More

2014 Grand Prize Winner announced
Dec 4, 2014 15:58PM WST

Congratulations to our 2014 Grand Prize Winner, Karen Richards, who works in admin support at Breastscreen WA.Karen won a 55" Samsung Series 6 3D LED TV and a Samsung Soundbar with wireless connectivity, provided by Shoprite ... Read More

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