Life Membership awarded to Dan Hill
Dec 19, 2019 12:54PM WST

HSUWA President Cheryl Hamill awarded former Secretary Dan Hill at the AGM 4 December 2019 – below is a transcript of Cheryl’s comments at the meeting I’m very pleased to join with you to present Dan Hill ... Read More

2019 Workplace Representative of Year - Margaret Greenwell, RPH
Dec 18, 2019 12:46PM WST

Well done and congratulations to Margaret Greenwell who has received the Alf Barker Award and $500 on winning the Rep of the Year 2019.Margaret has been the Rep in the Emergency Department (ED) at Royal Perth Hospital for ... Read More

President's Report to AGM 2019
Dec 17, 2019 15:02PM WST

The president’s report is a useful stimulus to reflect on how far we’ve come as a union and on our priorities for the future. This year there is much to consider from the past and even more to contemplate for the ... Read More

Still going Strong
Dec 11, 2019 15:56PM WST

I have completed 35 years of membership with the Health Services Union of WA (HSUWA) and later becoming a union representative. I have enjoyed being a “go-between” for members with any queries they may ... Read More

CI-23 Status Update
Nov 29, 2019 12:33PM WST

Since our last report, we have continued to meet with different Health Service Providers (HSPs) and with all levels of government including at Ministerial level. This work is ongoing as we know that continued advocacy is the ... Read More

Training in aged care and disability get a boost
Nov 27, 2019 10:19AM WST

The HSUWA are active members of the Community Services Health and Education Industry Training Council which advises the State Training Board on priorities for TAFE and similar courses. The union together with the Training ... Read More

Brightwater EBA 2019
Nov 26, 2019 09:36AM WST

With a 94.48% "yes" vote HSUWA members employed by the Brightwater Care Group have overwhelmingly endorsed a new Agreement providing for wage increases of 6% over 3 years - backdated to the 1st July 2019.The Agreement is ... Read More

Working to stop the Violence
Nov 22, 2019 15:54PM WST

The State Government have announced further measures and funding to go towards improving safety in our hospitals.HSUWA members called for the Stop the Violence Summit in July, because of the crisis of increasingly ... Read More

Union News October 2019
Nov 18, 2019 15:24PM WST

The latest edition of the HSUWA Union News for October 2019 has been released. If you did not receive an email, you can read the newsletter here Read More

Election for the Union’s Committee of Management: Why not you?
Oct 25, 2019 14:45PM WST

Please consider nominating for one of the upcoming vacant positions on the HSUWA Committee of Management.Like any member run association the HSUWA has a “board of directors” called the Committee of Management ... Read More

CI-23 – Review , Question, Dispute ?
Oct 25, 2019 14:26PM WST

Since our last report we have met with most of the Health Service Providers and have secured stronger commitments from a number to progressing the Commissioner’s Instruction 23 process to ensure that assessments are ... Read More

Union News - August 2019
Oct 25, 2019 09:20AM WST

The Union newsletter for August 2019 includes the results of the ACTU safety survey and can be found here Read More

Union News September 2019
Oct 10, 2019 10:03AM WST

The latest edition of the HSUWA Union News for September 2019 has been released. If you did not receive an email, you can read the newsletter here. Read More

CI-23 - A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Sep 27, 2019 16:20PM WST

Chinese philosopher Laozi’s famous saying is a good description of where Commissioner’s Instruction 23 (CI-23) is currently at, the first step of a long and difficult journey.In our last report we laid out our ... Read More

Things to talk about
Sep 27, 2019 15:46PM WST

Things to talk about When negotiating your current EBA in 2018 there were specific items that the parties (your employer and your union) agreed were unresolved and could be better resolved at the individual HSP level.It was ... Read More

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