News and Media

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

Access to leave when you need it most

Michael, a dealer at Melbourne's Crown Casino, had to take leave due to a family tragedy. When he returned, and despite providing the necessary proof, his employers subtracted the time... Read more

Cleaners win back jobs

Two more cleaners from Melbourne’s Iconic Flinders Street Station have won back their jobs. These cleaners lost their permanent contracts with only a days’ notice and were put onto casual... Read more

Paramedic Registration costs covered

Paramedics are on the frontline, saving lives and serving their community. Now, the Government has agreed to cover one of the compulsory fees they have to pay to keep getting... Read more

Winning back fair hours

Imagine walking into work and being told you had to do the same, arduous work, but in 90 minutes less… That’s what happened to some United Voice members in South... Read more

Katherine wins $10,500 underpayment claim

United Voice member Katherine was systematically underpaid by her employer Blue Reef Travel (aka Stay Oz) over a period of two years.  Stay Oz paid Katherine a flat rate for... Read more


Media Release United Voice members have been devastated by revelations about the aged care sector, but unfortunately many aged care workers are placed in situations that lead to poor care... Read more


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
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