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Access to leave when you need it most

Michael, a dealer at Melbourne's Crown Casino, had to take leave due to a family tragedy. When he returned, and despite providing the necessary proof, his employers subtracted the time... Read more

Cleaners win back jobs

Two more cleaners from Melbourne’s Iconic Flinders Street Station have won back their jobs. These cleaners lost their permanent contracts with only a days’ notice and were put onto casual... Read more

Paramedic Registration costs covered

Paramedics are on the frontline, saving lives and serving their community. Now, the Government has agreed to cover one of the compulsory fees they have to pay to keep getting... Read more

Winning back fair hours

Imagine walking into work and being told you had to do the same, arduous work, but in 90 minutes less… That’s what happened to some United Voice members in South... Read more

Katherine wins $10,500 underpayment claim

United Voice member Katherine was systematically underpaid by her employer Blue Reef Travel (aka Stay Oz) over a period of two years.  Stay Oz paid Katherine a flat rate for... Read more

AGED CARE COMPROMISED ON A DAILY BASIS

Media Release United Voice members have been devastated by revelations about the aged care sector, but unfortunately many aged care workers are placed in situations that lead to poor care... Read more

WORKERS SEE THE REAL TOLL OF AGED CARE CUTS

Issues raised by brave workers about workload affecting the quality of care in aged care facilities are issues United Voice members are only too familiar with in their working lives.... Read more

A HUGE Win at the Casino

Casino worker members at Star Gold Coast have successfully negotiated a spectacular new EBA. In addition to a 12% pay rise over the life of the agreement, the bargaining team... Read more

Educator Schools Employer

An ACT Early Childhood Educator was routinely sent home half an hour early by her employer - without advanced notification. As a member of United Voice, the educator worked out... Read more

Workers snubbed, but not forced to take leave

XXXX brewery workers have been part of ongoing enterprise bargaining negotiations with Lion, the international parent company that owns the iconic Queensland beer. Last week, the beer company celebrated their... Read more

BOSSES GROUP ABANDONED BY 150 CLUBS


More than 150 clubs across every state and territory of Australia have publicly rejected Clubs Australia’s continued attack on the penalty rates of club workers. Submissions to the Fair Work... Read more

Things People Say About Early Childhood Educators (And Why Some of Them Are Dead Wrong!)

After 7000 thousand educators walked off the job on September 5, we got a few far-fetched comments. Let us educate you. Read more
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