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Sunday & Holiday Pay Cut To Get Worse

11 June 2018

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

5 June 2018

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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KOWS training being conducted by DoE, the SSTUWA and the Police

31 May 2018

KOWS training being conducted by DoE, the SSTUWA and the Police

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AEU's response to Labor's Budget Reply 2018

11 May 2018

AEU's response to Labor's Budget Reply 2018

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SSTUWA 2018 State Budget Response

11 May 2018

SSTUWA 2018 State Budget Response

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Country Matters Report

20 November 2017

A GROH Campaign Working Group has been established involving country members, external organisers, senior officers and the Communications Manager to develop a campaign strategy.

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Cuts to 800 jobs to devastate public school system

17 November 2017

The state government’s targeted voluntary separation scheme will have a devastating effect on the state’s public school system, according to the State School Teachers' Union of WA (SSTUWA) and the Community Public Sector Union/ Civil Service Association (CPSU/CSA) who represent teachers and support staff.

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Elite Melbourne Private Schools to Get Big Funding Windfalls from Turnbull Government

10 October 2017

​Several wealthy Melbourne private schools are set to get large windfall gains from the Turnbull Government’s Gonski 2.0 funding model after revisions to their assessed student need.

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Federal cuts will magnify existing disadvantage for rural, regional and remote public schools, submission finds

26 September 2017

A significant shortfall of Federal funding for public schools will magnify the stark disadvantages and under-resourcing that already disproportionately threaten regional, rural and remote public schools around Australia, a submission to a government education inquiry has found.

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OECD education report poses big challenges to Federal Government on funding for public schools

14 September 2017

​The latest OECD ‘Education at a Glance 2017‘ report adds strong evidence to calls for increasing investment in public schools

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