Categories for HSA Members

5 types of Wage Theft

July 9, 2021 6:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Wage theft is unfortunately super common in the Hair and Beauty Industry. In fact, a Fair Work Ombudsman (or FWO) investigation into hair and beauty salons in WA found 48% were ‘non-compliant’ – meaning workers were underpaid.

Moving on: Emily’s Story

June 4, 2021 6:34 am Published by

Finishing your apprenticeship is a huge step in your career as a hair stylist. But what do you do if you’re being held back? Today, we’re talking to Emily*, who with the help of HSA took matters into her own hands when her employer refused to sign her off. 

Taking care of your mental health at work

February 18, 2021 11:32 pm Published by

Today, we’re looking at the common ‘mental hazards’ in a salon, and what you can do to assert your legal right to a mentally safe workplace.