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No space in Tassie car park for unfair dismissal

A car park worker lodged an unfair dismissal case in Tasmania. Luckily the worker was a member of their union, and with the backing of United Voice, was able to... Read more

$33million boost for Logan Hospital

Members working in health and ambulance services south of Brisbane have won a funding commitment from Labor leader Bill Shorten that would alleviate patient congestion at Logan Hospital’s Emergency Department.... Read more

AGED CARE WORKER VOICES MUST BE A VITAL PART OF ROYAL COMMISSION

United Voice welcomes the Preliminary Hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety confirming that the Commissioners wish to hear from members of the aged care workforce... Read more

$16,000 for WA Country Health Members

Two weeks into the new year and already two WA country health members have won a combined $16,000 in back pay. While both members work at different hospitals, they noticed... Read more

Funding win for new education agreements

United Voice teacher aide and school cleaner members in Queensland have secured a funding commitment from the State Labor Government for a new package of conditions. School cleaners and teacher... Read more

A $10,000 better Christmas

A hospitality worker noticed that they weren’t being paid the correct amount. As a member of United Voice, the worker went straight to their union for advice. Read more

Members win commitment to end CDP

United Voice members have helped secure the ALP’s commitment to end the Community Development Program (CDP). The CDP is a forced labour scheme that punishes CDP workers. The scheme is... Read more

Christmas Win - Time To Care For Family

A Tasmanian Corrections Officer (CO) was denied leave over Christmas. The CO needed to care for his three young children as his wife was meant to have a Cesarean. The... Read more

Aged Care workers win leave back-pay

More than 1000 Blue Care shift workers in Queensland have won back-pay for a significant amount of annual leave loading dating back to December 2012. United Voice members working for... Read more

Cleaners in Craigieburn Kick Out Capricious Contracts

Cleaners at Craigieburn Central, a shopping centre in Melbourne, have been undergoing a stressful period of contract change. Their new employer, AGS, tried to steal Union cleaners’ overtime using dodgy... Read more

Cleaners Winning in Canberra

Unionised cleaners in the ACT have just had a couple of wage theft wins. Cleaners don’t just work in offices and supermarkets. Sometimes their workplaces have high security measures in... Read more

"Yenny knew her rights"

By being in her Union Yenny Yanni was able to take up the fight against underpayment and unfair treatment and won. Yenny has been a school cleaner in the Sydney metro... Read more
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