LASA Employment Relations Update – April 2020

1. UNION APPLICATIONS FOR PAID PANDEMIC AND SPECIAL LEAVE A number of unions have made applications to vary nine ‘health sector’ modern awards, including those that cover the aged care sector, to allow for paid pandemic and special leave. LASA will not be...

A message from aged care to Australia

Aged care services are working hard to keep older Australians safe – and we need your help Aged care services are at the forefront of saving lives during the coronavirus pandemic, committed staff working harder than ever before to keep hundreds of thousands of...

Will aged care homes survive the pandemic?

The aged care sector can’t continue with the heavy cost of keeping home care residents safe from the virus, and the industry is at risk of collapse. This ABC Radio interview features LASA CEO Sean Rooney alongside Associate Professor Noleen Bennett, Senior...