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AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST EARLY EDUCATION WALK OFF SPURRED BY SECTOR’S WAGE CRISIS


Seven thousand early childhood educators, from 350 centres across Australia will walk off the job from lunchtime today to call on the Government to fund equal pay. Read more

7,000 EDUCATORS TO WALK OFF NATIONWIDE, NEW POLL SHOWS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FROM FATHERS


7,000 early childhood educators will walk off the job in the sector-wide, national walk offs on Wednesday 5 September, 2018 to fight for equal pay. Read more

RINGING ENDORSEMENT FOR UNITED VOICE LEADERSHIP


United Voice announces at the union’s National Council meeting that the National Leadership team has been re-elected. Read more

MEET THE "new" FACES

So yeah… remember this? That’s gone. (Arguably, it was never there with this mob). After weeks of focusing solely on themselves and their own careers – the Liberal-National Coalition has forced... Read more

It pays to know your rights

Sandra Cross worked as a casual chef for many years in a busy kitchen. Over the years she began to develop pain in her feet and ankles during busy shifts.... Read more

$60 a week is a lot of money

Victorian School Cleaner Patrick was sure he was getting the incorrect rate of pay.  And with this help of his union, Patrick's spoken up and won what he's owed! Read more

EDUCATORS MAKE EQUAL PAY AN ELECTION ISSUE


Early childhood educators are making equal pay an election issue, they are mobilising to show the government that equal pay and quality early learning ARE election issues. Thousands of educators... Read more

Paramedics win a one-off reprieve of $190

Queensland’s 3000 or so paramedics have joined together and won a commitment from the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) to pay current employees an initial one-off application fee for their professional... Read more

11 Things About Dutton

It's entirely possible Peter Craig Dutton will become Australia's 30th Prime Minister this week. Here are 11 things you should know about the Minister for Home Affairs.  Read more

Permanent Contracts Won

Cleaners at iconic Melbourne landmark Flinders Street Station were forced, after a contract change, to sign casual contracts replacing their permanent positions or lose their jobs completely.   Read more

SUPER SATURDAY - What does it mean for you?

Longman, Queensland. Squeezed in between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, this area is full of people who deserve a job, and public services, they can count on. Susan Lamb is... Read more

CLUB PENALTY RATE CASE IN DISARRAY, 42,000 WORKERS IN LIMBO


42,000 club workers are in limbo today. Clubs Australia’s application to attack the penalty rates of club workers is in complete disarray with their last-minute application to change their case.... Read more
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