Leaders News

Inspection program looks at workers in primary schools

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues with workers in WA primary schools.

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Union calls for Fair Funding for Public Schools

​The State School Teachers’ Union of WA says a Liberal-National Government capital grant fund only offered to private schools to upgrade school facilities is unfair and not needs-based.

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Safety is Our Priority

The Minister for Education Sue Ellery published an opinion piece in the West Australian newspaper on 30 July 2018

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Safety is Our Priority

The Minister for Education Sue Ellery published an opinion piece in the West Australian newspaper on 30 July 2018

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Safety is Our Priority

The Minister for Education Sue Ellery published an opinion piece in the West Australian newspaper on 30 July 2018

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Safety is Our Priority

The Minister for Education Sue Ellery published an opinion piece in the West Australian newspaper on 30 July 2018

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Secret curriculum changes leave teaching profession in the dark

The Turnbull Government has blindsided the teaching profession by planning the biggest Australian school curriculum reforms in decades without consulting the very teachers, principals and support staff who will be forced to implement the changes, according to the Australian Education Union (AEU).

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WA pay decision disappointing

​UnionsWA has today commented on the decision by WA Industrial Relations Commission in the State Wage Case

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Sunday & Holiday Pay Cut To Get Worse

UnionsWA has today commented on the looming penalty rate pay cut for Sunday and public holiday work by those in the fast food, retail, hospitality and pharmacy sectors.

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Schools General Agreement 2017 endorsed by members

Schools’ members have voted to accept the offer from the Department of Education for a replacement General Agreement. Of the members voting, 87 per cent supported the proposed agreement. The SSTUWA has therefore formally accepted the Agreement-in-Principle and an application to register a replacement agreement has been lodged with the WAIRC. Once this agreement is registered, the $1000 per annum salary increase (pro rata for relief and casuals) will be paid, backdated to 6 December 2017.

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