Your ASU Bargaining team received an in-principle offer yesterday.  

The offer in response to ASU claims is summarised as:  

  • 6% backdated to 1 July 2022  
  • March CPI from 1 July 2023 (CPI is to be released this week) 
  • 4.5% fixed from 1 July 2024 
  • An increase to redundancy provision to 3 weeks per year of service (up from 2.5 weeks) 
  • Labour Hire same job/ same pay 
  • No change to superannuation – *legislated increases to SCG will be passed on 
  • Level 1 Objectionable Conditions allowance paid to all outdoor employees for all hours worked -without a requirement to claim 
  • Spraying, pool chemicals and toilet cleaning will be moved to Level 2 
  • Superannuation will be paid on workers compensation 
  • Relax evidence requirement to accept statutory declarations for access to personal leave 
  • Ability to access LSL after five years of service and accrual of nine days LSL per year after initial accrual 
  • Introduce the option for employees to bank leave loading to be paid at the last pay in November or first pay in December and review rate towards indexation.  

CHC Claims 

  • RDO’s split with half of the workforce off one week and the other half off the opposite week to improve efficiency  
  • A Health and Wellbeing Program with a cash incentive offered  
  • Inclusion of access to an Employee Assistance Provider in the EA 
  • A Staff Recognition program rewarding years of service  

We understand members are supportive of moving the offer to drafting of an Enterprise Agreement. Once a draft document is received we will hold a workplace meeting to discuss  and review before moving to a formal vote process.  

If you have feedback talk to the ASU Bargaining team or contact:
ASU Organiser Sam Batchelor | 

Remind your colleagues there is no more important time than now to join the ASU. 

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