Public Sector Agreement Negotiations Kick Off
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Public Sector Agreement Negotiations Kick Off

A group of dedicated HSUWA Delegates and Members attended training to prepare to present your claims for improvements to the public sector Union Agreement 2024. HSUWA Members will present claims in person at the bargaining table to the Department of Health. This is designed to ensure the Department of Health hear directly from Members about the importance of each claim –…

We’re in it Together – Unity is Strength!
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We’re in it Together – Unity is Strength!

Welcome to 2024! It’s going to be a huge year for Members with negotiations for new Union Agreements kicking off for the public sector, as well as Western Diagnostic Pathology, Australian Clinical Labs, St John of God and Ramsay Health Care. As union members, we believe in making positive change through our collective power and voice. We celebrate…

HSUWA Christmas Closure
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HSUWA Christmas Closure

The HSUWA staff are taking a break and the union office will be closed during Christmas and New Year. We will take a break from midday on Friday, 22 December 2023 and reopen on Tuesday, 2 January 2024. We recognise and thank our many Members who will continue to provide health care to our community over the holidays.  Congratulations to the…

HSUWA AGM
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HSUWA AGM

The HSUWA Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, 7 December 2023 at the HSUWA office courtyard – the Member Garden! In addition to attending to union business and reports on the work of the Union for the past 12 months, this is also a celebratory event. It’s a great opportunity to catch up with…

Ministerial Round Table: Allied Health

Ministerial Round Table: Allied Health

A Delegation of HSUWA Members and Health Professionals, nominated by their peers, attended the Ministerial Round Table for Allied Health on 13 October.  Members were incredibly articulate in representing their professions and advocating for much-needed change amongst a group of about 80 people including some CEs of the HSPs. Promisingly, there was agreement within the room about many opportunities…

HSUWA Member Win at Brightwater

HSUWA Member Win at Brightwater

HSUWA Members have fought and won an underpayment case about the rate of the Motor Vehicle Allowance applied by their employer, Brightwater. Members alerted the Union that the Allowance had not changed. A review by the union found the employer had not applied the correct yearly increases to the Allowance. The employer was notified and completed their own internal audit. This…

Members at PathWest FSH Stand Up! For Safety

Members at PathWest FSH Stand Up! For Safety

On 18 October, Union Members who work in specimen collection for PathWest at Fiona Stanley Hospital made the tough and brave decision to cease work for 1 hour to meet and discuss significant concerns about workplace safety.  Members have endured concerning behaviour over the last 12 months, including being belittled, ignored and criticised for raising concerns about dangerous staffing levels and unsafe workloads….

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