‘Workforce reform’ shrouded in secrecy
Apr 2, 2014 13:19PM WST

As the Workforce Reform Bill makes its way through Parliament, the Legislation Committee in the Legislative Council has published its report on the likely impacts of the Bill.The greatest concern to members has been the ... Read More

Finalising the claim for the EBA
Apr 2, 2014 13:11PM WST

Regional HSUWA members will take part in a number of teleconferences in the first week of this month to wrap up the first round of meetings. In late January, several country worksites started the consultation process, ... Read More

What would you do with an extra $250 ?
Apr 1, 2014 17:10PM WST

The $250 recruit a member prize winner for March is Kate Conway, Librarian and Workplace Rep from KEMH. It's not hard to be a winner like Kate - you ask a colleague to join, put your name on the form, and you go in ... Read More

Rumours of further delays at Fiona Stanley
Mar 31, 2014 12:49PM WST

The planned opening date for Fiona Stanley Hospital is rapidly approaching and yet it seems little information is available, even for the people who want to work there.The HSUWA has been calling for information from the ... Read More

What to do about bullying
Mar 27, 2014 11:47AM WST

Workplace bullying is a complex and difficult problem to deal with, and a couple of recent examples highlight this.The first case was a member who had been suffering persistent nitpicking, second-guessing, being excluded ... Read More

Action over SCGH and OPH cuts
Mar 27, 2014 11:16AM WST

The HSUWA has been working hard on behalf of our members to respond to proposed cut-backs at Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Hospitals.Two professions, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, are bearing the brunt of ... Read More

Update on Public Service pay offer
Mar 20, 2014 14:06PM WST

Negotiations for a new EBA for public servants are at a more advanced stage than our own negotiations. The Public Service EBA expires in April, whereas the HSUWA EBA expires at the end of June.The CPSU/CSA was seeking a ... Read More

CPD Survey invitation
Mar 20, 2014 13:38PM WST

Allied Health and Health Science members should have received an email with a survey link regarding online Continued Professional Development (CPD).What do you think about online learning? Is there a case for the Union to ... Read More

HESTA Scholarship Winners 2014
Feb 27, 2014 12:01PM WST

Each year the HESTA super fund provides 20 scholarships to HSUWA members who are students at any level of study. They are also available to parents who are members of the Union and who nominate a dependent child who is a ... Read More

HSUWA condemns SCGH and OPH job losses
Feb 27, 2014 11:30AM WST

The HSUWA was advised on Tuesday 18th February by the Executive Director of SCGH and OPH, Dr Robyn Lawrence, that 67 positions covered by our Union would be cut across the two hospitals. What we still don't know is exactly ... Read More

Your opinions have been counted
Feb 26, 2014 14:45PM WST

The union's online survey is drawing to a close and the results to date draw a picture of healthworkers under pressure and anxious about the future.Over half of respondents were trying to cope with excessive workloads and ... Read More

Recruit a member prize winners
Feb 26, 2014 13:44PM WST

The $250 recruit a member prize winner for January was Lillian Camilleri who works at the Shenton Park Campus. The winner for February is Robyn Haley, who is the Union Representative at Employment Services at the Health ... Read More

Join the campaign for better pay
Feb 25, 2014 12:32PM WST

The HSUWA Public Hospitals and Health Services Agreement expires on 30th June 2014.  The last pay increase was 4% on 1st July 2013. We have had meetings in most metro and some country workplaces in January/February ... Read More

Warm reception at Northam for HSUWA Organisers
Feb 17, 2014 12:40PM WST

The beginning of the Public Sector EBA Campaign provides the Union with a great opportunity for our Organisers to visit hospitals and health sites outside of the metro region - not that we need an excuse!Two HSUWA Organisers ... Read More

Chaotic planning impacts Shenton Park members
Feb 13, 2014 12:08PM WST

The closure of the Shenton Park Rehabilitation Hospital has created fears for the future of our members at the facility.  Unfortunately their fears have been compounded by frustration with the Department over some ... Read More

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