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Workforce 'Reform' Bill will take away Workers Rights

jeff.jpgUnited Voice members in schools and hospitals are standing strong, sending numerous submissions explaining how they will be affected by the Barnett Government's proposed Workforce Reform Bill.

The proposed Bill will allow the Government to take away the rights United Voice members fought so hard for in their last Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

For example, the Bill will allow the Government to make redundancies within the public service without offering retraining or redeployment opportunities.

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Tell Colin What You Think of Workforce 'Reform'

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Are you a United Voice member who works in a school or public hospital?

Finally after months of hard campaigning by members, the Premier has caved in and wants to hear member’s thoughts on the Workplace Reform Bill.

The proposed Bill would override the range of conditions that members fought so hard for in their last Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

The Bill will allow the Government to make redundancies within the public service without offering retraining or redeployment opportunities.

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Nothing Healthy About Sick Tax

Brett.JPGAustralia’s free and fair health care system, Medicare, is under threat with Tony Abbott and the Federal Liberal Government considering charging patients for visiting bulk billing doctors.

If the plan comes into effect patients will be forced to pay $6 each time they need to see a GP, with the Government also considering charging people the same amount to visit a public hospital emergency room.

School Cleaner in Charge Brett is outraged and fears many low paid workers and families will be unable to receive the medical care they need.

“My elderly parents live on the pension and currently visit a bulk billing doctor,” he says.

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