G4S security staff at Forensicare (Thomas Embling Hospital), Victoria’s only secure forensic hospital, have commenced protected industrial action following abreakdown in negotiations for a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) with G4S, the hospital’s security contractor.
Health and Community Services Union (HACSU)
Last week HACSU Organiser and southern region delegates met with Wesley Mission Disability Services management to discuss a variety of problems and concerns that members have experienced and are experiencing with pay related issues.
The union representing workers in Victorian disability services supports a wide-ranging enquiry into the provision of disability services in the wake of devastating rape and sexual harassment revelations being mismanaged by Yooralla management.
The Health and Community Services Union has called on the Napthine Government to intervene to reverse the decision to close the Child Inpatient Unit at the Austin Hospital over Christmas.
Members are reminded, due to the Christmas Day holiday, fortnightly and four weekly payments will be deducted on Tuesday 23 December, instead of Thursday 25 December.