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United Voice Calls for Emergency Summit on Hospital Violence



United Voice WA, the union for support workers and enrolled nurses in public hospitals, is calling on the Government to act immediately on violence in our hospitals by calling for an emergency summit with frontline staff who encounter violence on a daily basis.

United Voice WA Secretary, Carolyn Smith, has said the Government needs to make this their number one priority.

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Swan Song: Steve Irons MP’s Bizarre Rant



United Voice WA is calling on Member for Swan, Steve Irons to explain his aggressive response to a question about penalty rate cuts.

Whilst out campaigning a member of the public politely asked the member why he had voted to cut penalty rates, which garnered an aggressive and bizarre response.

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United Voice Welcomes Disability Royal Commission



United Voice, the Union for disability support workers, welcomes the announcement of a $527 million funded Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with a disability.


Members support a detailed examination of all forms of exploitation and abuse, and in particular a detailed examination of the impediments to effective reporting and timely responses to poor conduct.

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