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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

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
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