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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

Casino workers win big as new EBA takes effect

Casino workers at Star Gold Coast are now benefiting from a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement that came into effect last week. Thanks to the fantastic work by United Voice delegates... Read more

Rich lister forced to boost young workers’ pay rates

Nightclub empire Merivale owned by rich-lister Justin Hemmes will boost young workers’ pay rates – in some cases almost doubling them – after the company was forced to drop its... Read more

Early Childhood Educators Hold G8 To Account

When early childhood education and care provider G8 moved to sell 16 of its centres, it gave educators no real notice they were going to be made redundant. All G8... Read more

Cleaner Kirkor keeps his job

Everyone makes mistakes at work. But a job you can count on means when you make a simple mistake it doesn’t get you fired. When it does, that’s when you... Read more

No space in Tassie car park for unfair dismissal

A car park worker lodged an unfair dismissal case in Tasmania. Luckily the worker was a member of their union, and with the backing of United Voice, was able to... Read more

$33million boost for Logan Hospital

Members working in health and ambulance services south of Brisbane have won a funding commitment from Labor leader Bill Shorten that would alleviate patient congestion at Logan Hospital’s Emergency Department.... Read more

AGED CARE WORKER VOICES MUST BE A VITAL PART OF ROYAL COMMISSION

United Voice welcomes the Preliminary Hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety confirming that the Commissioners wish to hear from members of the aged care workforce... Read more
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