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TODAY’S CHILDCARE CHANGES LEAVE EDUCATORS AND TOO MANY FAMILIES BEHIND

United Voice, the early childhood union, criticises the government’s changes being implemented today for failing to address the early childhood education and care (ECEC) wage crisis. Today is a missed... Read more

CHILDCARE CHANGES IGNORE EDUCATOR WAGE CRISIS

Providing quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) is absolutely dependent on a highly skilled workforce of early childhood educators. The Government’s Jobs for Families changes being implemented from 2... Read more

SUNDAY’S PENALTY RATE CUT TRAPS WORKERS IN THE WAGE CRISIS

Some of Australia’s lowest-paid workers are facing a penalty rate cut this weekend – with the full force of the cuts still to come. The next 10 percentage point cut... Read more

For a happier life - and a job you can count on!

One big benefit of being in your union is almost never mentioned: it makes you happier. There are lots of benefits to being a union member - you've probably heard... Read more

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
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