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NO BUDGET BOOST FOR CRISIS IN AGED CARE


The Budget has let down older Australians, with this Government showing no desire to address the aged care funding crisis. Read more

TAX CUTS DON’T MAKE UP FOR PENALTY RATE CUTS


The Morrison Government has shown its true colours when it comes to workers’ pay packets, offering miserly tax cuts to offset thousands of dollars lost or at risk from penalty... Read more

CAR PARKS OVER EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: NO VISION FROM MORRISON’S BUDGET ONCE AGAIN


The Morrison Government has once again shown it has no vision for Australia’s early education sector and its workforce. Read more

UNION WAGES WAR ON COALITION PENALTY RATE ATTACK


The union representing workers from industries including hospitality, aged care, security and manufacturing has today launched a massive, multi-million dollar campaign against the Liberal-National Government’s cuts to penalty rates. Read more

A WIN WON BACK!

Members won. Management threatened to take their win away. Members fought back. Members won again... and got paid to celebrate!In November 2018, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital catering staff took action... Read more

PENALTY RATE WIN – 42,000 CLUB WORKERS HAVE PENALTY RATES SAVED IN FWC DECISION


Today 42,000 clubs workers have had their penalty rates saved. Workers stood up and fought against a broken system that threatened them with a pay cut.     Read more

LAUNDRY WORKERS TAKE FIRST BIG STEP

Workers at Princes Linen Altona, in Melbourne, voted this weekend to go bargaining in a majority support determination that was supported by over 75% of workers. The Altona laundry crew... Read more

North Queensland education members stand up for their rights

A North Queensland teacher aide found herself left in the lurch at the worst possible time, when she was about to take leave to have a baby. The teacher aide... Read more

WIN FOR EXPLOITED CANBERRA WORKERS

Massage therapists have won their unfair dismissal case against Canberra Foot and Thai. Delo Be was brought from the Philippines to Canberra by a man called Colin Elvin. There she... Read more

Chances of success increase at casino

Over 600 team members at Treasury Casino attended United Voice workshops to fight for a job they can count on. Team members discussed issues such as career progression, job security... Read more

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – LOW PAY FUELLING RETIREMENT ANXIETY FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS

On International Women’s Day early childhood educators are raising awareness of the flow on effects of a feminised workforce being denied professional pay. Read more

Stopping Wage Theft In Tassie

A hospitality worker wasn’t paid two weeks’ worth of wages. When the worker couldn’t get a straight answer out of their boss, they called their union, United Voice. Read more
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