Like many HACSU members, weare still waiting for details on community mental health eligibility for the newly-introduced Hospital Surge Support Allowance...
This is a message to remind members that as per the public health order direction from the CHO (Chief Health Officer), from 15 October 2021, to work onsite at a work premises, workers must be able to provide evidence to their employer...
Thank you to all members who voted on whether to move forward with the Government’s most recent offer on the Public Mental Health EBA..
Following HACSU writing to Labor MPs across Victoria, we're asking all HACSU members to write to their MPs (either for your electorate, or the MPs that cover your mental health service...
This week, HACSU members at Alfred Health have reported shockingly unsafe workplace situations developing due to severe understaffing...
ABC News, 29 September 2021: Unions question duress response times, staffing, and alleged return-to-work pressure after three Latrobe Regional Hospital staff were hurt by...
Geelong Advertiser, 29 September 2021: Barwon Health’s mental health services are under mounting pressure amid claims of a staffing shortage.
We are disgusted to hear reports of healthcare workers being spat at and harassed by protestors in Melbourne’s CBD....
A new survey of mental health workers looking after young Victorians has shown that the COVID-19 crisis has led to unprecedented rates of burnout and fatigue. More inside →
HACSU is today echoing this call, demanding meaningful investment in the mental health workforce.
Melbourne-based company Ansell, and other companies in the personal protective equipment industry, have enjoyed record profits from the pandemic. But many workers in their supply chain are migrant workers in exploitative “debt bondage” arrangements – a form of modern slavery...
Find out what Slater and Gordon thinks of the Government's proposed industrial relations omnibus bill.
Find out what HACSU, Health Services Union and the Australian Council of Trade Unions are saying about this important claim.
The Permitted Worker Permits will come into place from 11:59pm tonight, Wednesday 05th August. The Government announced earlier this week that current restrictions across Metropolitan Melbourne will require essential workers to carry a permit when travelling to and from work.
So, you’ve been notified that the boss wants a meeting with you and you’ve found out that it relates to allegations about misconduct. What do you do and how do you protect your employment?
Today, the Federal Government announced changes to the JobKeeper and JobSeeker payments that may impact HACSU members. We’ve distilled the changes for you.