NEWS & UPDATES FOR HOSPO WORKERS

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March 29, 2020

READY TO RIOT: This is why hospo workers are angry as hell

By Hollie, Hospo Voice Member Early mornings and late nights, holidays and weekends. We are the workers who put food on the table in cafés, restaurants and bars across the country. But as the COVID-19 pandemic tears the hospitality industry apart, we are left are asking how we will put food on our own tables. Stacey, a worker at a large multinational corporation, describes how in response to the health emergency she received massive cuts […]
March 28, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: WORKERS’ PLAN TO SURVIVE COVID-19 CRISIS: NO LAY-OFFS; INCOME GUARANTEE; TAX RELIEF AND RENT/ MORTGAGE FREEZES

As millions of workers across the country face cuts to hours and job losses, United Workers Union has today outlined an emergency plan of what working people need from the Federal Government to get through the COVID-19 crisis. The United Workers Union is calling for every person irrespective of their citizenship or visa status to receive either a Jobs Guarantee or an Emergency Income Guarantee, along with a raft of other important actions to ensure […]
March 28, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE: EMERGENCY NATIONAL ACTION NEEDED TO SUPPORT DISPLACED HOSPITALITY WORKERS

United Workers Union is calling on the Federal Government to commit to an emergency rescue package to help close to a million hospitality workers left without work from the COVID-19 crisis. The union, which represents 150,000 members nationally, has today released a plan to help hospitality workers in crisis, demanding the Federal Government deliver an emergency $2500 payment for all displaced hospitality workers and a basic income payment while they are out of work of […]
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