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A win for flexibility around family

Returning from parental leave only to find your employer is inflexible about your new family commitments is the last thing you need. An Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) in Queensland, who... Read more

AGED CARE ROYAL COMMISSION EVIDENCE: QUALITY CARE AND QUALITY JOBS ARE INEXTRICABLY LINKED

United Voice, the union for care workers, has provided evidence to the Royal Commission today outlining a positive blueprint for change for Australia’s aged care sector. This is the first... Read more

Spotless members win new Agreement after 3 years of bargaining!

United Voice members at Spotless sites across Adelaide have recently won a new Enterprise Agreement, after three long years of bargaining negotiations. During this time Spotless sought to cut many... Read more

“I hope that other aged care sites are able to follow our example.”

United Voice members at Allity Aged Care have recently won a new Enterprise Agreement. Members commenced negotiations with Allity in July last year, after several months of surveying members and... Read more

Couriers Win Full Time Jobs

Two United Voice members working at SA Pathology as couriers have recently won full time jobs. In the last United Voice-negotiated Enterprise Agreement, part time workers won the right to... Read more

Late Pay Sorted Quick Smart

Security guard Narelle at Melbourne Airport had to take unpaid leave due to health issues. When she was ready to return, her bosses said she had to take more leave... Read more

New EBA paying off at Star

Within weeks of a new enterprise bargaining agreement coming into effect at Star Gold Coast Casino, workers are already seeing the benefits first-hand. In addition to pay increases and leave... Read more

Wrest Point and Country Club to pay back staff

Federal Group, who own both Wrest Point and Country Club in Tasmania, will now pay their staff for compulsory training following United Voice Tasmania lodging a dispute with the Fair... Read more

AGED CARE WORKERS WELCOME FIRST ROYAL COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARINGS

United Voice aged care members welcome the first hearings of the Royal Commission today and the key focus on issues affecting the functioning of the Australian aged care system. Read more

Aged care Royal Commission starts today

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is kicking off today in Adelaide. They have invited specific industry representatives to give the Commissioners some advice on their key... Read more

Reinstated with an apology

A migrant woman working two cleaning jobs in Northern Tasmania called in sick to one of her jobs. Later in the day, she was able to make it to her... Read more

Ripped-off cleaners fight back, win reward

School cleaners - and husband and wife - Hector and Rosa were underpaid for almost 10 years while they worked at the Parkwood Green Primary School in Victoria.   Read more
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