News

Mentally Healthy Workplaces Online Hub

18 April 2019

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, DMIRS, (incorporates Worksafe) is developing a mentally healthy workplaces online hub with resources for both workers and management.

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Seasonal influenza vaccinations

28 March 2019

DoE strongly supports staff receiving seasonal influenza (flu) vaccinations.

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IDAHOBIT Day and Recording of Gender

14 March 2019

17 May is the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia. On this day people stand against discrimination and in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and queer (LGBTIQ) mates, colleagues and families.

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Government needs to resource priorities

20 February 2019

The State School Teachers’ Union WA (SSTUWA) has welcomed the state government’s announcement of its priorities in WA but warns any initiatives are meaningless if a clear strategy is not outlined.

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Inspection program looks at workers in primary schools

5 February 2019

Inspectors will be looking at safety issues for workers such as cleaners and gardeners, and will also focus on the management of violence and aggression, including procedures for reporting and investigating incidents.

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Lesmurdie SHS Future Teachers Award

13 December 2018

We were pleased to hear from member Linda Valdrighi, Visual Arts/Photography teacher from Lesmurdie Senior High School about this year’s recipient of the Lesmurdie Future Teacher’s Award

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WA Government admits to education cuts in public schools

4 December 2018

The State School Teachers’ Union says the WA Government has admitted it would cut its share of recurrent education funding by up to 10 per cent over the next six years, spelling disaster for WA public schools.

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Inspection program looks at workers in primary schools

19 November 2018

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

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Workplaces reminded to stay safe in lead-up to festive season

30 October 2018

WorkSafe has issued a reminder to workers to stay focused on safety in the lead-up to the festive season.

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Work safety must improve

10 September 2018

​Following the recent close of submissions by the WA Government on changes work health and safety laws in WA. UnionsWA has called for a major overhaul of our outdated laws.

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