Morrison’s IR Bill breaks promise
Feb09

Morrison’s IR Bill breaks promise

The Morrison Government continues releasing details about its industrial relations agenda; and it’s nothing like what it promised Australians. Instead of it making sure workers were not going to be worse off, which the Morrison Government promised, the Bill seeks to hand extraordinary power over your employment to your employers. Instead of sitting down with Australia’s union movement and workers, Morrison has listened to employers...

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Assistance while Union works remotely
Dec16

Assistance while Union works remotely

With the announcement by the Premier that non-essential business activity will be shut down, the Union has made the decision that staff will work remotely beginning 24 March 2020. Staff will work remotely in an effort to reduce the risk of exposure and spread and to comply with the direction being taken by the Premier on the advice of the Victorian Chief Health Officer. The Union continues to operate with our staff working remotely....

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No Pay? No Way!
Jan23

No Pay? No Way!

Over the past decade staff reductions forced through budget cuts has caused workloads to steadily increase. Health managers have long stopped thinking about how we cope with extra work. We are just expected to do more and more work in the same amount of time. In 2015, hundreds of thousands of hours of unpaid time will be worked to cope with unreasonably high workloads. There is growing evidence of a systemic reliance on unpaid work to...

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