Public Sector EBA 2014 – what should we claim?
Oct 15, 2013 13:22PM WST

The current Agreement expires on 30th June 2014.  There are NO automatic pay increases; future pay increases have to be negotiated. The union will write to the Department of Health advising that we want to start ... Read More

Serco induction
Oct 15, 2013 11:59AM WST

You may have seen the latest Fiona Stanley Hospital news, where Serco reports it will be recruiting more than 1,000 non-clinical employees in 2014.  The company has already made a start on its recruitment plans, with ... Read More

Disappointing Frontline Clerks Case decision
Oct 14, 2013 14:16PM WST

The Public Service Arbitrator delivered its decision in the Frontline Clerks Case on 3rd October.Acting Senior Commissioner Pam Scott ruled that while the Liaison Officer positions at SCGH have been reclassified to Level G3, ... Read More

Nominate the Rep of the Year 2013
Oct 14, 2013 14:13PM WST

Is your Workplace Representative a star? Do they do their best for you and your colleagues?  Have they helped resolve a workplace problem?  Have they helped to achieve a goal for you and your colleagues?Any ... Read More

HSUWA Branch Financial Statements
Oct 11, 2013 11:47AM WST

Members are advised that the Financial Statements for the WA Branch are now available.You can access the statements on the Union's website in the "Get Informed" section. Click here for a copy.These statements are for the ... Read More

New Union representative for BreastScreen WA
Oct 4, 2013 13:22PM WST

New workplace representative for BreastScreen WA, Darryl Christian, has started her new role with a flurry of activity.Darryl had her first meeting with HSUWA Organisers Melissa Wagner and Tyrone Lynch in early September, ... Read More

Union visit to Karratha & Port Hedland
Oct 1, 2013 13:58PM WST

HSUWA Organiser Vickie McKay has been away from Perth again, this time travelling to Karratha and Port Hedland. Vickie reports a very warm welcome from members, matched only by the daily temperatures!The union ... Read More

Case against mental health cut backs in SMAHS builds
Sep 27, 2013 15:31PM WST

The South Metro Area Mental Health teams are facing a barrage of change. Motivated by real concern for the well-being of their clients, they are working with the HSUWA to achieve some clarity, put genuine consultation ... Read More

Association for the Blind downsizing
Sep 27, 2013 15:25PM WST

As Vision Australia closes down services employing vision impaired workers on the East coast, WA's Association for the Blind has advised that it too will be closing some unfunded services at its Victoria Park HQ.The ... Read More

What would you do with an extra $250?
Sep 27, 2013 12:15PM WST

That is the question that Kurt Egan (left), a Social Worker at Fremantle Hospital, is considering this month as he listens to lots of helpful suggestions from his team!Kurt works in the Mental Health Social Work team at Alma ... Read More

Members endorse common platform of issues for South Metro Mental Health
Sep 11, 2013 12:32PM WST

Members employed by South Metropolitan Mental Health have endorsed a common platform of issues and concerns regarding the proposed introduction of program management into services in SMAHS. These concerns have been ... Read More

Professional status achieved for Neurophysiology Technologists
Sep 11, 2013 10:42AM WST

The HSUWA has been working with our Neurophysiology Technologist members to progress a reclassification case for the Department of Health to move them from the General Division to the Professional ... Read More

Kaleeya Hospital future is uncertain
Sep 10, 2013 11:32AM WST

Members at Kaleeya Hospital face an uncertain future, both about whether the hospital will remain open and what will happen to the workers there. Members are angry and frustrated.Minister Hames' response to a question from ... Read More

The HSUWA goes to Geraldton
Sep 9, 2013 12:02PM WST

HSUWA Organiser Vickie McKay visited Geraldton during August to catch up with Representatives and members at Geraldton Regional Hospital and St John of God Hospital Geraldton.At Geraldton Regional Hospital Vickie delivered a ... Read More

Recruit a new member $250 prize draw August 2013
Sep 9, 2013 11:50AM WST

Our August $250 recruit a member prize winner is Norma Avery from Geraldton Regional Hospital.  By coincidence, our Organiser Vickie McKay was visiting Geraldton and managed to hand over the cheque to Norma, and get the ... Read More

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