United Voice, the cleaners union, alongside the Education Minister, Yvette Berry, announces the insourcing of school cleaning work – a historic decision for Canberra’s school cleaners. School cleaning jobs will change from precarious to secure government employment when insourcing commences late January 2020.Read more
Parliament House’s hardworking, long-term cleaning staff face an uncertain future because of a contract change.Read more
- BUT WITH NO PAY RISE FOR FIVE YEARS
The cleaners of Parliament House are taking action after five years of no pay rises. Politicians – who have enjoyed pay rises in that period – are being asked to help fund a living wage for the hard working staff who keep Parliament House clean.
United Voice, the cleaners union, has set up a company – We Clean the People’s House.Read more