United Workers Union survey finds one third of cleaners injured keeping NSW schools clean

Alanna Tomazin
October 9 2023 - 9:19am
Ryan Donaldson, 36, works as a cleaner at a TAFE in Newcastle. Picture by Jonathan Carroll
Ryan Donaldson, 36, works as a cleaner at a TAFE in Newcastle. Picture by Jonathan Carroll

"Taken for granted, burnt out and underpaid" are just some of the ways 300 NSW school cleaners have described their experiences in the United Workers Union's More Tasks Than Time survey.

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Alanna Tomazin

Alanna Tomazin

Journalist

Alanna is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald with a focus on education. She takes pride in regional journalism which she believes is crucial to informing our towns and cities. Have a story? Email her at alanna.tomazin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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