Diana Asmar

MEDIA RELEASE: Undervaluation of ‘indirect carers’ in Fair Work Commission Stage 3 – Aged Care Work Value case

The Health Workers Union (HWU) has today written to the Prime Minister and Federal Health Minister calling on the Commonwealth Government to reject the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) shocking undervaluation of ‘indirect carers’ in aged care and fund the gap between the insulting 3% increase allocated to ‘indirect carers’ and long awaited and justly deserved increase of …

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Surge in Violence Against Melbourne Hospital Workers Sparks Urgent Calls for Action

Hospital workers have faced an alarming surge in abuse over the past year, with patients resorting to physical assaults, threats, and verbal abuse at a rate exceeding one attack per hour. Some staff never return to work due to the trauma, with concerns that these numbers could further rise without immediate action. Employees face ongoing …

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Health workers fight for millions in unpaid wages

HWU and law firm Maurice Blackburn launch campaign for workers affected by alleged underpayments The Health Workers Union says thousands of employees have been “stiffed by bungling bureaucrats” and underpaid millions in long service leave entitlements. Thousands of critical health workers are fighting to recoup millions of dollars in unpaid wages. Despite being at the forefront of …

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