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.
This is a letter that has been penned by United Voice Aged Care member who will be identified as A.
I have worked in aged care for 18 years, partly as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) and later as an Enrolled Nurse and in all this time there has always been this battle for funding to manage the care for residents.
But I must say that these times are the worst I have experienced.
The money that Government has clawed back is severely damaging the level of care aged care providers can provide.Read more