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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​Warning to guard against heat stress at work

25 January 2019

​Warning to guard against heat stress at work

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Unions welcome wage theft inquiry

23 January 2019

Unions welcome wage theft inquiry

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New data: working West Australians need pay rise

22 January 2019

This shows that average hourly total cash earnings for WA’s full-time non-managerial workers rose only 3.2% between 2016 and 2018, while nationally it increased 6%.

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