When it comes to work, you are entitled to healthy and safe conditions, job security and fair pay.

Whether you’re starting a new job, returning to work, or managing an existing workplace issue, the Australian Services Union is by your side. Once a member, we protect and promote you’re the rights of workers in critical areas such as:

Pay and entitlements
Our team is dedicated to ensuring our members are paid the wages they deserve. In 2020 alone, we recovered over $13 million in unpaid wages for members. Our expert lawyers can assess whether your wage and entitlements are in line with your industry award, enterprise agreement or contract. Click here for information on checking your pay.

Job security
Throughout the pandemic, the Australian Services Union has promoted the job security of our members by negotiating fair outcomes with employers, keeping members connected to their workplaces and by stopping job cuts. In 2020 alone, the Australian Services Union stopped 12,000 members from losing their jobs. 

Health and safety
Union workplaces are safer workplaces. We’ll help you resolve any workplace safety issue – whether it’s a physical health and safety issue or relates to stress and other mental health hazards. You should be safe at work. 

Protecting you through workplace challenges 

Workplace changes can be challenging. In 2020, the Australian Services Union supported over 10,000 members through workplace changes, redundancies and finding additional work.

Empowering workplaces
Your union is a democratic and worker-led organisation. Union delegates  and representatives work with our Union officials to better workplace safety, improve pay and conditions, and stand with members to navigate any workplace challenges they may have. The ASU provides workplace leaders with the training and support they need to empower their workplaces. 

Career development and job opportunities 
We're your side every step of the way – including your professional development with ASU Career Launchpad. ASU Career Launchpad is the ASU's professional development platform designed for and with ASU members. ASU members have full and free access to 100+ online courses specialising in your rights at work, job opportunities, IT, professional writing, finance, leadership and so much more. Find your next professional development course in your ASU member portal.

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Get support.

If you require assistance with a problem at your workplace, contact us here and an experienced member of our staff will contact you. 

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“I’m a member of the Australian Services Union because they’ve always got my back."
Anthony O'Dwyer, ASU Delegate

Climate action

ASU members organising for climate action. From extreme weather to climate disasters, changing work and cost-shifting by employers, workers are already experiencing the impacts of climate change. Psychosocial hazards are any factors at work that inc 1/03/2023