End of an Era
Jul 24, 2020 13:40PM WST

Following some major changes at the union friends and ‘foes’ came together at the Royal Hotel in Perth. The event farewelled Union Assistant Secretary Chris Panizza, Private Sector Lead Organiser Gilbert Reid, ... Read More

Union Advocacy Making A Difference
Jul 24, 2020 13:35PM WST

This week we have put together a list of recent matters where your union has assisted individual members and made a difference. The examples vary from recovering money for members to changing the outcome to disciplinary and ... Read More

Public Sector Agreement Update – 24 July 2020
Jul 24, 2020 13:33PM WST

As reported previously, your Union received an incomplete offer from WA Health for a new Agreement 2020-2022. It did not include any wording or process relating to the conversion of fixed term contract employees or casuals ... Read More

Private Pathology Update
Jul 24, 2020 13:23PM WST

Hands up if you think private Pathology workers deserve a decent pay rise!A big welcome to your union from members - to all the new private pathology members.The COVID crisis here in WA has highlighted the inequality and ... Read More

Fair Work Commission Stalls on Paid Pandemic Leave
Jul 24, 2020 13:12PM WST

On 8 July 2020, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) handed down its decision on our application for an award entitlement for paid pandemic leave for health, aged care, and social and community service employees.While ... Read More

Pandemic Leave
Jul 10, 2020 15:02PM WST

The HSU nationally has been busy advocating in the Fair Work Commission over the past two weeks. A hearing was held on 25-26 June before five members of the Fair Work Commission to consider our claim for paid pandemic leave ... Read More

Changes at HSUWA
Jul 10, 2020 14:58PM WST

We would like to extend our huge thanks to two terrific members this week who are stepping down from their roles on our Committee of Management.We wish our very best to Cassie Reading who has made a great contribution to ... Read More

Agreement 2020 Update
Jul 10, 2020 14:18PM WST

We have received an offer from WA Health for a new Agreement 2020-2022. However, most unusually, the offer was not complete. This will not affect the pay increases which will be back paid to 1 July 2020 but it does mean a ... Read More

Union News June 2020
Jun 26, 2020 14:46PM WST

The latest edition of the HSUWA Union News for June 2020 has been released. If you did not receive an email, you can read the newsletter here. Read More

Public Sector Agreement Update
Jun 26, 2020 12:02PM WST

With negotiations for a new Agreement having concluded more than a month ago we are still waiting on an offer from the Department of Health. Our Workplace Representatives have conducted a number of face-to-face meetings at ... Read More

Aged Care Staffing Crisis
Jun 26, 2020 11:50AM WST

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety continues after the release of its interim report Neglect. A recent research study from the University of Wollongong commissioned by the Royal Commission found there are ... Read More

National Minimum Wages Increase
Jun 26, 2020 11:45AM WST

The annual review of the minimum wage was handed down on Friday, 19 June 2020 by the Fair Work Commission. The following decisions were made: Minimum wages increased by 1.75 per cent - an increase of 35 cents per hour ... Read More

HSUWA Operational Matters
Jun 26, 2020 00:00AM WST

The HSUWA remains open and we are adapting our work practices to the circumstances as they evolve, to ensure we meet your needs.Union membership and solidarity among health care workers has never been more important as we ... Read More

WA COVID Recovery Webinar
Jun 19, 2020 12:23PM WST

HSUWA is excited to co-host a special online event on Wednesday 17 June focusing on how our West Australian pandemic response can support healthier communities and a resilient economy.The webinar will feature Prof Fiona ... Read More

WA Health: Union Update #12
Jun 19, 2020 10:25AM WST

Please see attached the latest information sheet for union members, provided by the Department of Health on the COVID-19 situation. Information is current as at Friday June 19 2020.Union update #12.pdf Read More

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