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

Additional Super for members at Centre for Cerebral Palsy
Dec 3, 2014 15:39PM WST

Following a 98% yes vote by members, the Fair Work Commission recently approved a new Enterprise Agreement for employees of the Centre for Cerebral Palsy.The Agreement includes additional employer superannuation ... Read More

Barnett Government plans to cut 500 health jobs
Nov 27, 2014 14:18PM WST

The Barnett Government recently announced 1500 jobs would be cut across the public sector, with employees who were "surplus to requirements" being offered voluntary severance.We have since been told that a third of those ... Read More

Spring Sundowner: celebrate 30 years of Union Aid Abroad
Nov 18, 2014 16:28PM WST

Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is celebrating its 30-year anniversary with a Spring Sundowner on Thursday 27 November, and you're invited!Established in 1984 by the ACTU as the Australian union movement's overseas aid arm, Union ... Read More

Shop Rite VIP night - exclusive Pre-Christmas shopping event
Nov 18, 2014 15:22PM WST

Members are invited to the exclusive Shop Rite VIP night at Harvey Norman City West on Wednesday 26 November.The store is opening from 6-9 pm for Shop Rite members only.The event will include great pricing on household ... Read More

WA Health Industrial Agreement - arbitration takes shape
Nov 18, 2014 13:50PM WST

The union and WA Health have finalised discussions about the terms of the proposed new Industrial Agreement (the Agreement) for members employed in WA Health.The application for registration of the Agreement and arbitration ... Read More

RPH clerks facing merit selection
Nov 11, 2014 10:16AM WST

As with Fremantle Hospital, the changes for clerical members are now starting to be realised at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH).Members at RPH have already dealt with the closure of Shenton Park Hospital, and now face the ... Read More

Anaesthetic techs stand their ground
Nov 7, 2014 13:06PM WST

HSUWA Workplace Representatives are very concerned about the effects of a change to the reporting structure for anaesthetic technicians at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH), announced at a recent staff meeting without any ... Read More

Barnett Government out to gut workplace health and safety
Nov 6, 2014 12:47PM WST

The Barnett Government have released their draft Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act which aims to harmonise WA with the Commonwealth WHS laws.The Commonwealth law is not as worker friendly as the WA law which means the ... Read More

Clerical changes at Fremantle
Nov 3, 2014 15:30PM WST

The massive changes affecting the public health system are hitting home at Fremantle Hospital.The arrival of Fiona Stanley Hospital meant Shenton Park and Kaleeya Hospitals would close, and Fremantle Hospital would be ... Read More

Authorised mental health practitioners allowance
Nov 1, 2014 05:49AM WST

The recent arbitrated outcome for Mental Health Registered Nurses included an allowance of $2, 800 each year to provide an Authorised Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) service.Like psychiatrists, AMHPs make mental state ... Read More

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