Canberra Hospital Cleaners win!

Canberra Hospital Cleaners win!

Canberra hospital cleaners have been undervalued and under-appreciated for years on end. Cleaners felt like they weren't respected by their employer.

"It's very hard yakka - for not much money."

- Helen, Delegate and hospital cleaner.

So they got organised. They joined their union and began lobbying their government, petitioned and rallied and spoke to the media - and finally went on strike.

'We didn't want to [strike], this is a hospital but we were pushed into a corner,'

-Linda Morrison, Canberra Hospital Cleaner,

After a long, hard campaign, finally they forced their employer to act. They won the respect they deserve. When workers stand together - they win. 

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