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

What's happening at RPH/Bentley?
Apr 10, 2015 09:52AM WST

Lead Organiser Richard Barlow and Senior Organiser Melissa Wagner recently met with Dr Aresh Anwar, Assistant Executive Director, Royal Perth Hospital/Bentley Hospital, and other senior management personnel to discuss the ... Read More

Welcome Charlie Studsor
Apr 10, 2015 09:22AM WST

This month we welcomed a new member to the HSUWA's Public Sector organising team, Charlie Studsor.Charlie is working across South Metro Clerical, Health Corporate Network and Security, statewide.Charlie comes to us from the ... Read More

HESTA Scholarship winners
Apr 3, 2015 13:31PM WST

Congratulations to our 2015 HESTA Scholarship winners.Annette Barton, Occupational Therapist (deputy Chief), SCGHAnne Brook, Cytotechnologist, SJOG (Pathology)Annette Brown, Physiotherapist, Bethanie Group IncJason Cardey, ... Read More

Public sector wage claim - WA Industrial Commission reserves decision
Mar 27, 2015 12:06PM WST

For HSUWA public sector members there is nothing left to do but to wait, as the WA Industrial Commission reserved its decision about the WA Health EBA pay rates.During the four-day hearing, the Commission (Chief Commissioner ... Read More

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

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