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Merivale "zombie" agreement must be terminated

United Voice is representing two casual hospitality workers who have applied to the Fair Work Commission to terminate hospitality business Merivale’s “zombie” enterprise agreement, made using the Howard Government’s “WorkChoices”... Read more

Patient Transport Officers Win Permanent Tickets

Five Patient Transport Officers employed by the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) have won permanent employment status after having originally been employed as casuals. During discussions last year United Voice and... Read more

David (and his Union) v Goliath

Aged care giant BlueCare recently tried to accuse United Voice member David of putting his feet up at home and not attending scheduled client visits that were part of his... Read more

PENALTY RATE CUT DECISION LOOMS FOR AUSSIE CLUB WORKERS AHEAD OF CHRISTMAS


Australia’s 42,000 club workers are fearful that any week now they will be delivered news of a hefty penalty rate cut.   Clubs Australia will make its final argument to... Read more

WAGE THEFT IS ILLEGAL: ENDEMIC EXPLOITATION OF MIGRANT WORKERS MUST END

RESPONSE TO ‘WAGE THEFT IN SILENCE’ STUDY Read more

Educator wins $3300 in backpay

A Victorian early childhood educator and union member has fought for her entitlements after being incorrectly classified in her role when she started. When roster changes meant the educator couldn’t... Read more

WorkIt – a virtual delegate in your pocket

Following the successful roll-out in NSW, United Voice Qld launched the WorkIt app with Star Gold Coast and Treasury Casino members last weekend. Read more

An App that Empowers Workers

United Voice has been trialling an app that allows workers to navigate through their Enterprise Agreement like a personalised search engine. Read more

Back pay wins for Ambulance Officers

United Voice Queensland delegates and officials have been busy during the past few months, representing ambulance officers in a number of matters to ensure they receive their correct pay and... Read more

Back At Work

This week, United Voice members welcome the return of Melbourne Airport Security's longest serving union delegate, Mo.  Mo and his union fought to get his job back since he was... Read more

$830,000 won back for early educators!

When educational provider G8 made educators from 16 centres redundant, they tried to get away without paying redundancy. Read more

Compulsory Training Unpaid? Yeah, nah...

Imagine being told you have to attend training outside working hours – unpaid. Not only did eight United Voice members employed by Catholic Healthcare Fortitude Valley think this was unfair,... Read more
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