Six years is a long time. And yet it’s not.
6 years is how long I’ve been away from WA United Voice, before returning recently and being privileged to receive an appointment to the position of Assistant Secretary.
14 years ago I was an educator in an early learning centre in the northern suburbs of Perth. My first union campaign was my own.
My inspiring workmates and I struggled through a bitter and scary dispute with our boss as we fought back against wage underpayments, discrimination, and bullying.
We were small, but we fought big.
I experienced firsthand how empowering it was to discover my voice had value, to discover my actions made a difference, and discover the strength of the sisterhood.
I was hooked. And now all I ever want to do is help improve the lives of workers and their families, and create more just and humane communities.Read more