“While the important principle of equal pay for equal work was won, we still have a long way to go to ensure that equal pay is achieved in practice”
How to win the PPA Competition? With one week to go until you must have your professional indemnity insurance in place, Professional Pharmacists Australia is giving you a change to win one FREE PPA Protect Membership valid until June 2020. The PPA Protect union membership includes Professional Indemnity Insurance for Pharmacists, access to seminars and…
The Senate’s Community Affairs References Committee yesterday delivered its report into the My Health Record system recommending a raft of changes to help balance access and privacy concerns with the benefits of centralised electronic health data. Most notably, the Committee did not recommend making access to the scheme on an opt-in basis. The Committee recommended…
Over the weekend, Professional Pharmacists Australia stepped up its campaign and demanded respect for Australia’s employee pharmacists with a series of colourful actions at Chemist Warehouse pharmacies.
Chemist Warehouse have been awfully quiet since the Fair Work Commission announced its decision to cut penalty rates.
We have written to discount pharmacy group’s Director, Damien Gance, to find out whether they will be cutting their pharmacists’ take home pay.
30% pay increase, action on workloads, and recognition for medicine checks. We’re campaigning for change in community pharmacy. You can check out more details about the changes we seek right here.
Lifting pay in pharmacy – the key players Jobs in pharmacy are more complex than ever. While these changes have taken place, the minimum rates unpinning pharmacists’ pay no longer reflect the value of work that they perform. Not every pharmacist is paid Award wages, but every pharmacist should be concerned about the impact of…
We’re campaigning to lift pay in the Pharmacy Industry Award by 30%. The case will take place in the Fair Work Commission and involves a number of steps along the journey. You can read more about the process here.
Experienced STEM professionals miss opportunity to pass skills to next generation. More than half of science, technology, engineering and math professionals over the age of 45 say their workplace does not provide them opportunity to transfer skills to younger staff, according to a new report by Professionals Australia.