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OUR INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SYSTEM HAS FAILED WORKERS, EVATT FOUNDATION SPEECH ON INDUSTRY BARGAINING

In an address to The Evatt Foundation, one of Australia’s biggest unions argues that the failure of the current industrial relations system requires a new social contract to be forged... Read more

REFORMS NEEDED FOR OUR CLEANING WORKFORCE: INTERNATIONAL JUSTICE DAY FOR CLEANERS

Today is International Justice Day for Cleaners. The day is an opportunity to pause for thought about the situation too many workers are now facing in Australia. It is an... Read more

MINIMUM WAGE RESPONSE: SYSTEMIC FIX IS NEEDED FOR LOW-PAID WORKERS, PENALTY RATE CUTS IGNORED

Statement from Jo-anne Schofield, National Secretary, United Voice: United Voice joins the ACTU in welcoming the increase to the minimum wage today. The power of unions played an important role... Read more

Here's to a great result!

United you bargain. Divided you beg. Never has this proved truer than at the Coopers Brewery in South Australia, where United Voice members have just won big wage increases and improvements... Read more

Aged Care members lobby government

Elderly Australians are choosing to stay in their own homes longer. This means they are coming to residential home care later in life, when their care needs are greater. At... Read more

EDUCATORS WALK OFF AUSTRALIA-WIDE IN FIGHT FOR EQUAL PAY; 100% INCREASE IN PARTICIPATION

Six and a half thousand educators, from over 300 centres will walk off today. Read more

27 MARCH IS KEEP YOUR CHILDREN HOME DAY!

If you have a child in early learning please keep them at home on 27 March and register your support to be a part of securing the best outcomes for... Read more

Winning jobs you can count on

Across the country, United Voice are winning jobs you can count on for our members - here are just some of their stories. Read more

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. Read more

Queensland Ambulance members win

Our Queensland ambos recently received a pay rise that puts them on par with ambulance officers across Australia, recognising the skill and qualifications they need in their roles. This was... Read more

Job security and permanency for WA Education

We have hundreds of education workers stuck on short-term contracts. Some have been in limbo for up to seven years. Many are education assistants – but school gardeners, cooks and cleaners... Read more

NOTICE TO MEMBERS - ROLL OF ELIGIBLE VOTERS

The registered rules of United Voice make extensive provision for the compilation of the roll of voters in the forthcoming election. The Secretary is required to compile and certify an... Read more
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