We were three fresh faces at the bargaining table - Nathan Groves, Sven Nicklason, and myself, Duane Smith - joined by the experienced delegate Adrian Hinds, ready to negotiate the EA Agreement at Boags Brewery.
Tasmania needs more, not less, jobs that we can count on. The CEO of Federal Group, Greg Farrell, makes big bucks off the backs of hard-working Tasmanians. Yet instead of offering us a fair pay rise, Greg prefers to ship the profits from his Tasmanian casinos up to Sydney - where the...
On Tuesday the 27th of March, thousands of educators from around Australia walked off the job for equal pay. Here in Tasmania, more than 250 educators from 30 centres, including mine, participated in this action.
I am an EFA at Nixon Street Primary School, in beautiful Devonport. I have really enjoyed the security of having a permanent part-time job, good working conditions and great workmates for over a decade now.
We're the backbone of our communities. We're proud of our work and the contribution we make. We are essential - and we stand together to fight for - and win - jobs we can count on.
2. Better Communication
United Voice gives members the skills and courage to successfully organise and run campaigns that create quality jobs. Through union delegates, United Voice helps to negotiate better collective agreements and awards, and provides industrial advice to United Voice members.
3. Stronger Families
We're active in the workplace, the community and in politics, in order to achieve positive change and build the type of society we believe in.
United voice is a union of workers organising to win better jobs, stronger communities, a fairer society and a sustainable future.