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Chances of success increase at casino

Over 600 team members at Treasury Casino attended United Voice workshops to fight for a job they can count on. Team members discussed issues such as career progression, job security... Read more

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – LOW PAY FUELLING RETIREMENT ANXIETY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS

On International Women’s Day early childhood educators are raising awareness of the flow on effects of a feminised workforce being denied professional pay. Read more

Stopping Wage Theft In Tassie

A hospitality worker wasn’t paid two weeks’ worth of wages. When the worker couldn’t get a straight answer out of their boss, they called their union, United Voice. Read more

AIRPORT SECURITY OFFICERS BAG BETTER EBA

Around 140 United Voice members working for Trident as security officers at Cairns and Mackay airports have won a number of improvements in their latest EBA. Income protection, guaranteed hours... Read more

KEN WYATT ONCE AGAIN FAILS AGED CARE WORKERS AND OLDER AUSTRALIANS


Today’s announcement from Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt of extra funding for residential aged care is just another example of this Liberal Government’s smoke and mirror show in the... Read more

Education Support Staff Secure Jobs They Can Count On

As workers - when we stand together, we WIN! Since September 2017, United Voice members and the Department of Education have been working through a joint review into the Fixed... Read more

Qld Government listens to United Voice members

United Voice members across Queensland have welcomed moves by the State Government to outlaw wage theft, after it accepted all recommendations from a recent Parliamentary Inquiry. Among its recommendations, the... Read more

BE AN ETHICAL SUPERHOST: COMPANY CREATED BY REFUGEE CLEANERS LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP


In an Australian first, a company created by refugee cleaners after a two-year legal battle for their entitlements will launch a pilot program with Airbnb. In the ethical tourism partnership,... Read more

A win for flexibility around family

Returning from parental leave only to find your employer is inflexible about your new family commitments is the last thing you need. An Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) in Queensland, who... Read more

AGED CARE ROYAL COMMISSION EVIDENCE: QUALITY CARE AND QUALITY JOBS ARE INEXTRICABLY LINKED

United Voice, the union for care workers, has provided evidence to the Royal Commission today outlining a positive blueprint for change for Australia’s aged care sector. This is the first... Read more

Spotless members win new Agreement after 3 years of bargaining!

United Voice members at Spotless sites across Adelaide have recently won a new Enterprise Agreement, after three long years of bargaining negotiations. During this time Spotless sought to cut many... Read more

“I hope that other aged care sites are able to follow our example.”

United Voice members at Allity Aged Care have recently won a new Enterprise Agreement. Members commenced negotiations with Allity in July last year, after several months of surveying members and... Read more
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