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WA ST JOHN AMBULANCE CEO DEPARTURE
Statement attributable to Fiona Scalon, National Ambulance Co-ordinator, United Workers Union: “We welcome the opportunity for ambulance services in WA to be put on the right track. “This is a crucial point in time for…
School Cleaning Crisis Rally delivers 650 postcards to Premier
MEDIA ALERT WHEN: 11 am Tuesday 28 June, 2022 WHERE: Premier’s Ministerial Office - 52 Martin Place Sydney, NSW 2000 WHAT: Up to 100 school cleaners and their supporters will deliver over…
BLACKSTONE ACQUISITION OF CROWN
Background: The United Workers Union (UWU) has met with representatives of Blackstone on several occasions to help ensure a smooth transition for all staff. UWU is confident that Blackstone’s acquisition of Crown Resorts will be…
STATE BUDGET DIRT CHEAP ON SCHOOL CLEANING
After refusing to meet with cleaners and discuss the school cleaning crisis for the past year, Premier Dominic Perrottet and the New South Wales Liberal Government have failed to allocate additional funding to…

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