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.
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.
We are only two weeks in and already two country health members have been back paid an accumulated total of $16,000.
How’s that for a start to the year?