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5 ways to fight workplace bullying

by HSA Admin • August 22, 2020

Previously, we’ve talked about the warning signs of bullying, and of toxic workplace culture, too. But how can we actually stop bullying in the workplace, if we see it or if it happens to us? At HSA, we’re all about making change, and we know that change starts from the ground up, which is why […]


HSA launches casual pay equity campaign at International Women’s Day

by HSA Admin • March 11, 2020

HSA have officially launched their new campaign, aimed at pay equity for casual workers in the hair and beauty industry. Members and staff spoke at the International Women’s Day march in Sydney last weekend, telling an audience of unionists and supporters about the struggle that casual workers face. As it stands, casual hair stylists are […]


What you need to know about your payslip

by HSA Admin • November 18, 2019

Wage theft is very common in the hair and beauty industry – there are so many small businesses run by employers who don’t know the full extent of the law, who don’t have fancy accounting software, or who straight up just exploit their staff and hope to get away with it. As an employee, it […]


5 Things You Need to Know About Annual Leave

by HSA Admin • November 6, 2019

Summer is here and Christmas is around the corner, which means holidays! 🏖 While it’s the busiest time of year for most salons, you need to make sure you get a break too! Your employer is not obliged to accept every leave request, but they must not unreasonably refuse to agree to a request for […]


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