A Tasmanian cleaner was made redundant whilst on workers compensation.
While the state’s legislation is unclear on the issue, the United Voice member wasn’t giving up without a fight.Read more
After working in catering at the same site for 18 years, a United Voice member lost her job.
The current contractor at the site had refused to pay her Long Service Leave for four years.
After her long period of service – the member wasn’t going to take that.Read more
A United Voice member, who works as a pharmacy assistant at a regional Queensland hospital, missed out on the allowance she is entitled to receive for training.
She was out of pocket for more than four years’ worth of training allowance in total.Read more
Last week Wilson Security guards in the Northern Territory won back $50,000 in wage theft.
The guards were underpaid for overtime over a period of seven months.Read more
After many months, a firefighter in the Northern Territory has just won a big case with the backing of his union, United Voice.Read more
Where a Government insists on privatising services; it should never be a worker in that service who pays a price.
But that’s exactly what a former South Australian Liberal Government decided to enforce on security guards by excluding them from a wage parity agreement with their equivalents in public health.
That was until now. These guards have just had a massive win.
United Voice members perform many roles in our hospitals and health system – including working in laundries that provide our hospitals and other businesses with clean linen.
Spotless workers recently won backpay for a meal allowance that was underpaid.Read more
United Voice member and personal carer Helen joined her union over concerns the aged care centre she worked at was ripping off workers.
When Helen resigned from her job, the aged care provider tried to short change her on back pay she was owed as the result of a pay rise.Read more
Aged care workers have an important job caring for our elderly, and it’s vital they can do this in a safe and healthy environment.Read more
Susan, a trade qualified hairdresser working in Country Health, recently discovered she was on the wrong pay level.
With her Union, she did something about it.Read more
Working as a chef is really tough. Even tougher when you're facing massive underpayment and wage theft.
Luckily for this apprentice in Tasmania, he was part of his Union.Read more
The Federal Court has ruled for the first time that Spotless' refusal to pay redundancy to long-serving employees sacked at the end of a services contract is unlawful.
This helps make jobs in contracting industries jobs you can count on.Read more
Cleaners like Linda have taken a big step towards ensuring theirs is a job they can count on.
"We didn't want to [strike], this is a hospital ... but we were pushed into a corner," Linda said.
Wage theft is rife across the territory, but union members are standing up because they know their own worth.
Everyone deserves to be paid fairly for the work that they do.Read more
86% of educators in these centres have voted yes to a new Enterprise Agreement.
Congratulations NSW Uniting members - you've stood together to be valued for your work - and you've won!Read more
Ambulance officers in Queensland recently received a pay rise that puts them on par with ambos across Australia.
This pay rise recognises the skill and qualifications they need in their roles.Read more
Some days, coffee is the only thing that will get you through the day. But when a cleaner in Sydney arrived early and had a cup of coffee while waiting for his shift to start, he was sacked!
United Voice members at Lion Dairy and Drinks in Adelaide know that labour hire employees are vulnerable to exploitation and sudden loss of income. We were determined to solve that problem when we negotiated our recent enterprise agreement (EBA).Read more