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Working Short Shifts

Recently there has been some messaging from St John, requesting officers to relay their preferences for short shift length etc. While we appreciate many of our members do like shorter shifts for the purposes of overtime, there has been no attempt to discuss this with your bargaining representatives, despite us…
Lee Waller
19 January 2022
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FILLING OF ALLOCATED POSITIONS

The AEAWA are continuing to support their members in our pursuit of filling vacant allocated positions current and projected. As we have previously mentioned an Allocated Position is a condition we will always fight for and is at the very foundation of our Enterprise Agreement entitlements. “STABILITY and CERTAINTY” are…
Lee Waller
6 November 2021
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UWU Communication

Recently you would have received an from United Workers Union. In all honesty, we would rather be spending our time today continuing to work on behalf of our members than in clarifying UWU communications, however, in this instance, given the scale of their communication, it is important we let OUR…
Lee Waller
2 November 2021
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Mandatory COVID Vaccines

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations Dear members, No doubt you will all be aware that St John WA have issued communications advising that the WA State Government have issued a new ‘Residential Aged Care Facility Worker Access Direction’, utilising powers under the Public Health Act 2016 (WA) Sections 157(1)(e), 157(1)(k), 180 and…
Lee Waller
12 August 2021
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Paramedic EBA Update

PARAMEDIC EBA BREAKING NEWS: We are pleased to announce that St John have just agreed to one of our major claims in relation to TWO ADDITONAL PAID PERSONAL LEAVE DAYS/LEISURE DAYS! TWO additional days Personal Leave is a major win for our members, and we can confirm NO documentation will…
Lee Waller
22 July 2021
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Paramedic EBA Update

AMBULANCE OFFICER / PARAMEDIC EBA UPDATE Dear members, Please brace yourselves for the very unexciting update following today’s EBA negotiation. The 10th meeting so far. This meeting was cut short today at request of St John and so a number of agenda items were not covered including: Return to Work…
Lee Waller
16 June 2021
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Transport EBA Update

TRANPORT EBA UPDATE: Dear Transport Officers, On Friday 28th May the AEAWA was contacted by Employee Relations who requested a meeting in regards to the Transport Officer EBA. Our members need no reminding that Transport negotiations have been stalled since December 2020. The email outlined that due to recent leadership…
Lee Waller
2 June 2021
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Paramedics: Permanent Positions Update

Paramedics: Permanent Positions Update On 28th May, the AEAWA wrote to SJA to advise that we were formally entering the dispute resolution process regarding a failure to comply with Clause 26.6 of the Paramedic and Ambulance Officer Enterprise Agreement 2018 which deals with ‘Introduction of 27 and 47 vehicles’. Despite…
Lee Waller
1 June 2021
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Paramedic EBA Update

AMBULANCE OFFICER / PARAMEDIC EBA UPDATE Dear members, Today we held the 8th scheduled EBA meeting. This meeting covered some important topics, but again there was no further discussion of one of the major proposals by SJA, the Clinical Appropriate Model of Care (CAMC). In addition to the topics below,…
Lee Waller
26 May 2021
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Ambulance Officer/Paramedic EBA Update

AMBULANCE OFFICER / PARAMEDIC EBA UPDATE Dear members, Today we held the 7th scheduled EBA meeting. Content and discussion was fairly limited today, being much less wide ranging than previous meetings. It would be fair to say that overall this was quite a frustrating meeting, with no significant movement on…
Lee Waller
13 May 2021
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Member Update

Dear members, Recently you would have received an email from Emma Newman with some information which, as we have outlined before, we remain in dispute. 1) Despite SJA’s continued assertions, AHPRA mentoring requirements are NOT equivalent to the formal SJA ‘mentoring’ role, which is actually known under the Certified Agreement…
Lee Waller
9 May 2021