Wage Increases
Jul 10, 2017 13:29PM WST

July is the month for pay increases with a large number of EBAs in the public and private sectors that provide for a wage increase from 1st July – some on the actual date, others from first (or first full) pay period ... Read More

Five Reasons your savings are going backwards
Jun 28, 2017 16:46PM WST

If the halfway mark of 2017 sees your savings looking a little lean, you could be caught in one of five money traps.  We identify the hurdles reported by Aussie savers and how to overcome them.As the end of the ... Read More

Service Priority Review – Union Submission
Jun 27, 2017 14:12PM WST

There are a number of State Government reviews in train at the moment – the Machinery of Government review, the Sustainable Health Review, and the Service Priority Review.The Service Priority Review aims to ... Read More

What services do you think should get priority?
Jun 12, 2017 16:28PM WST

The State Government have initiated a number of reviews, including the Machinery of Government changes, Commission of Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects, the CEO Working Groups and the Service Priority Review.It ... Read More

Bowel cancer education for union members at workplaces
Jun 9, 2017 16:29PM WST

It is fairly sobering to think that around 4000 Australians die each year from bowel cancer.  Bowel cancer is one of the most common cancers in Australia and all Australians over 50 are at increased risk regardless of ... Read More

Government Wages Policy makes Public Sector workers do the heavy lifting on reducing the deficit
May 31, 2017 15:49PM WST

Members will likely have heard the Premier’s announcement of a revised Public Sector Wages Policy of a flat increase of $1000pa.Under the Government’s new wages policy “The terms of existing enterprise ... Read More

Post Election Members Survey Responses call for more staff and resources
May 17, 2017 09:48AM WST

The union’s recent survey asked members what they thought about working for WA Health and how it might be improved.  Over 640 members responded to the survey, from across the State and each of the health ... Read More

Ability Centre EBA ticks over
May 15, 2017 15:51PM WST

Following consultation with Workplace Representatives the Union has agreed to “roll over” the current EBA for a further 12 month period with the application of a 1.5% increase to wages and allowances with effect ... Read More

State Government Wages Policy announced today – makes no change to HSUWA Public Sector wage increases from 1 July 2017
May 12, 2017 12:16PM WST

The HSUWA notes the Premier’s announcement of a revised State Wage Policy of a flat increase of $1000pa. While we are sympathetic to the Government in regard to the deficit mess they have been left by the Barnett ... Read More

Health Minister briefs union about PCH water
May 4, 2017 15:46PM WST

The HSUWA joined other health unions to meet with Health Minister Roger Cook on Wednesday 3rd May for a briefing about the lead in the Perth Children's Hospital water supply.The Government have provided detailed information ... Read More

Western Diagnostic Bleeding Their Workers
Apr 20, 2017 15:41PM WST

After more than 2 years of negotiations the EBA settlement with Western Diagnostic Pathology remains on a knife edge. The latest is that the proposed settlement and final draft EBA document is with Primary Heath Care (owners ... Read More

After the Election: What is in store for Health?
Apr 12, 2017 12:15PM WST

As the dust settles on the State Election we take a look at the changes WA Health might face with the new Labor Government and their plans for Putting Patients First.It is important first to consider the state of the ... Read More

Secure Employment Win For Radiation Therapists
Apr 11, 2017 16:02PM WST

HSUWA members working in the Cancer Centre at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital have recently had a win in the battle for secure employment. Melanie Lamplough and Sarah Porter, pictured with their Union Rep and Committee of ... Read More

VisAbility seek to withdraw from EBA 
Mar 9, 2017 14:33PM WST

Members at VisAbility, formerly the Association for the Blind, have been shocked to hear that their management are considering terminating the current EBA. See the letter from VisAbility here.Should the current EBA be ... Read More

Outsourcing of Medical Typing Services becomes a State Election Issue
Mar 8, 2017 12:10PM WST

On 20th February, the outsourcing of Medical Typing services became an election issue when the HSUWA emailed the Liberals, Labor and the Greens raising our concerns. A briefing note outlined those concerns and we sought ... Read More

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