As the end of the year draws closer, workers are finding it harder to maintain composure and keep spirits high due to the heightened busy period.
Staff morale and mental health are crucial all year round, but with the increasing workload that comes with the end of the year, many feel the pain of stress, overexertion and exhaustion.Read more
United Voice members working at Spotless Laundry took action and have come away with a win.
Members were originally offered a pay increase of only 1.5 per cent, which was the equivalent of an extra $7 a week.
Members at Spotless described the original pay off of 1.5 per cent as ‘degrading’ and ‘a slap in the face.’
United Voice delegate Deb said she and her fellow staff members were worth a lot more than $7 a week.
“It means a lot to us to get a little bit more. We’ve got to survive out there,” she said.Read more