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The United Workers Union and the Australian Education Union jointly called on the Federal Government and National Cabinet to take five critical steps to protect the young children who attend early education and the educators who care for them..  


Click here to download a copy of this letter and send it to your local MP!

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COVID-19 in ECEC: Keeping You Safe at Work

During this difficult time, with the COVID-19 affecting so many parts of the country, you need the latest advice possible to keep you healthy and safe at work. This page houses resources that can help you to stay healthy and safe at work during this crisis.  


Click here to download the UWU 6 Point Plan to Stop the Spread of Covid-19

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Wondering how to implement this plan in practice?

Check out this handy how-to video that can support you to implement the plan in YOUR centre!


Click here to download the 6 Plan Poster to put up in your centre!


If your employer refuses? 

If your employer is refusing to implement the 6 Point Plan and is not taking necessary steps to protect workers like you from the spread of infection, you have rights.

Every worker has the right to a safe workplace, and that includes being safe from the spread of Covid-19.

If you are concerned that your safety is being put at risk, you can talk to your United Workers Union Organiser and download the letter below to advise your employer your are ceasing work on site.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Click here to download a letter ceasing work

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