Private Sector update
Dec 19, 2013 13:38PM WST

Over the past year, with the support of members, the Union has successfully negotiated Enterprise Bargaining Agreements improving wages and conditions of employment for over 4000 employees at:Aegis Aged Care ... Read More

Federal Government scraps residential and aged care workforce supplement
Dec 17, 2013 13:52PM WST

The HSUWA is very concerned the Federal Government has decided to scrap the previous government's residential and aged care workforce supplement, which was designed to address the sector's low wages and workforce ... Read More

What is a PRF and why does it matter?
Dec 11, 2013 14:29PM WST

The HSUWA is in formal consultation with the Health Industrial Relations Service regarding the commissioning of Fiona Stanley Hospital. One of the areas for discussion has been around the transitioning of staff to the ... Read More

What would you do with an extra $250?
Dec 11, 2013 13:28PM WST

The $250 recruit a member prize winner for November is Roger Dallas from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.(Prize winner Roger Dallas)Roger is the Painting Supervisor at Charlie's and a long time Workplace Rep.It's not hard ... Read More

HSUWA contributes to Australian Human rights Commission inquiry
Dec 11, 2013 13:15PM WST

In June of this year, the Australian Human Rights Commission was asked by the Attorney General's Department to conduct a national review on the prevalence, nature and consequences of discrimination in relation to pregnancy ... Read More

Bethesda Rep Lauren passes the torch
Dec 11, 2013 13:07PM WST

Lauren Hoey has been the HSUWA rep at Bethesda Hospital in Claremont for several years, but has decided now is the time to hand over the responsibility to one of her co-workers.Below is her summary of her time as a rep:Being ... Read More

Delegate of the Year 2013
Dec 11, 2013 12:13PM WST

Joshua Fleay has been a HSUWA Delegate at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service since June 2011. In that time Josh actively participated in a very intense enterprise bargaining agreement campaign in which an application for ... Read More

Health Department lack of planning will cause IT chaos
Dec 10, 2013 14:34PM WST

The chaotic approach to financial management within the Department of Health may lead to a crisis in IT in the New Year. The HSUWA understands that the blow-out in costs at Fiona Stanley Hospital, particularly in the IT ... Read More

Representatives & HSUWA collaborate to fix pay issue
Dec 10, 2013 14:05PM WST

The Health Department's sudden change to its management of fixed-term employees was predicted to cause chaos and it certainly did. Last week the HSUWA received some stunning news.  Many of our members were being ... Read More

More consultants with less contact with staff
Dec 9, 2013 13:08PM WST

Members employed in Mental Health services have been subjected to ongoing reviews and restructures in recent years.  South Metropolitan has not yet finalised its change to programme management but its review is now ... Read More

Christmas comes early for BreastScreen member Laureen Dirksz
Dec 2, 2013 12:50PM WST

'Christmas has come early for me!' was the response HSUWA member Laureen Dirksz gave when told she had won a Nespresso coffee package.  Laureen works as an Administrative Assistant in BreastScreen's head office.  ... Read More

The HSUWA visits Albany
Nov 22, 2013 12:15PM WST

Union Organiser Vicky McKay has been visiting members down in Albany.While she was there, she also met with management at Albany Hospital to talk about hiring practices. They assured Vicky that the hospital was changing its ... Read More

HSUWA members take part in Movember
Nov 21, 2013 13:50PM WST

HSUWA Rep for the Kimberley, Cameron North, is taking part in Movember. Below is a note from him asking for your help:It's week three and we are just over half way - thanks for your support so far - we have raised over ... Read More

Opinion piece: lack of fair play as pressure grows on public service
Nov 14, 2013 12:05PM WST

UnionsWA Secretary, Meredith Hammat, has written an opinion piece critiquing the WA Government's proposed legislative changes, new wages policy and job cuts that will impact on HSUWA public sector members. Government cuts ... Read More

What would you do with an extra $250?
Nov 12, 2013 12:01PM WST

The $250 recruit a member prize winner for October is Dawn Logan from Port Hedland.Dawn is a Senior Social Worker at Port Hedland Hospital and and the HSUWA Workplace Rep.It's not hard to be a winner like Dawn - you ask a ... Read More

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