ASU WOMEN’S TILE AWARD 2021

The ASU Women’s TILE Award is awarded to an ASU woman or women each year who make or have made outstanding efforts to promote women’s participation in their union.  The Award will be presented at this year’s ASU Delegates Conference to be held online/virtual, Thursday, 14 October 2021.

The nominee must meet the following criteria:

  1. An active ASU Branch member, who:
  • Has actively recruited women.
  • Encouraged women to become delegates.
  • Promotes the union to women through individual endeavors or their role in Branch committees or special projects.
  • Mentored women.
  • Has led a significant workplace campaign.
  • Introduced an issue of importance to women for example the domestic violence clause.
  • Has had a prolonged and/or consistent representation of members.

Length of service will be considered when all other things are equal.

 

  1. Outstanding service as a Delegate, EEO Delegate, OH&S Delegate:
    Outstanding service may include years of service if all other aspects of two candidates appear to be of equal merit, particularly if the outstanding service includes acting as a mentor and sharing history to promote women’s activism.

 

  1. Women’s Committee member and/or other member who has promoted and encouraged women’s participation in the ASU.

 

  1. Is endorsed by the Women’s Committee.

NOMINATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED

If you have any queries regarding the Awards, please contact Mariana Podgorski-Guyett, Conference & Events Officer, via email at conference@asuvictas.com.au

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1 hour ago
ASUVicTas

Excellent Friday morning spent with ASU Vic/Tas and ASU Victorian Private Sector Union delegates from across Victoria and Tasmania in a Roundtable discussion with Senator Linda White on priorities for the upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit. Excellent representation both online and in person from local government, community services, airlines, libraries, public and private sectors. So many similarities with plenty to contribute to this important upcoming event. We look forward to seeing progress! ... See MoreSee Less

Excellent Friday morning spent with ASU Vic/Tas and  ASU Victorian Private Sector Union delegates from across Victoria and Tasmania in a Roundtable discussion with Senator Linda White on priorities for the upcoming Jobs and Skills Summit. Excellent representation both online and in person from local government, community services, airlines, libraries, public and private sectors. So many similarities with plenty to contribute to this important upcoming event. We look forward to seeing progress!
4 hours ago
ASUVicTas

As the Eastern Regional Libraries fail to address the concerns of its staff, workers have decided to take industrial action.

As such, the ASU have notified ERL of the following actions which have commenced on Thursday the 18th of August:

-Interrupting or stopping work to hand out union flyers and to speak to library users and members of the public about the EBA campaign.

-Interrupting or stopping work to make EBA campaign related announcements in the branch.

-Interrupting or stopping work during Storytime to talk to parents and library users about the EBA Campaign.

-An indefinite or periodic ban on attending meetings and/or completing documents relating to the annual review process.

-Interrupting or stopping work to write messages about the EBA campaign on DLO and Flexi Vans.

-An indefinite or periodic ban on inputting reports and statistics.

-An indefinite or periodic ban on producing materials regarding enterprise bargaining for the employer.

-Interrupting or stopping work to waive photocopying/printing charges owed by library members.
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As the Eastern Regional Libraries fail to address the concerns of its staff, workers have decided to take industrial action. 
As such, the ASU have notified ERL of the following actions which have commenced on Thursday the 18th of August:
-Interrupting or stopping work to hand out union flyers and to speak to library users and members of the public about the EBA campaign.
-Interrupting or stopping work to make EBA campaign related announcements in the branch.
-Interrupting or stopping work during Storytime to talk to parents and library users about the EBA Campaign.
-An indefinite or periodic ban on attending meetings and/or completing documents relating to the annual review process.
-Interrupting or stopping work to write messages about the EBA campaign on DLO and Flexi Vans.
-An indefinite or periodic ban on inputting reports and statistics.
-An indefinite or periodic ban on producing materials regarding enterprise bargaining for the employer.
-Interrupting or stopping work to waive photocopying/printing charges owed by library members.
21 hours ago
ASUVicTas

Derwent Valley Council has been accused of disrespecting staff by keeping early childhood educators at Valley Children's Centre in the dark about their employment future.

The council's budget slashed funding for Children's Services this year, and there is no expected income or planned expenditure on Children's Services after June 2023.

According to Australian Services Union organiser Samantha Batchelor, the decision to keep staff in the dark was typical of a council that has shown so little regard for early childhood workers.
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Derwent Valley Council has been accused of disrespecting staff by keeping early childhood educators at Valley Childrens Centre in the dark about their employment future.
The councils budget slashed funding for Childrens Services this year, and there is no expected income or planned expenditure on Childrens Services after June 2023.
According to Australian Services Union organiser Samantha Batchelor, the decision to keep staff in the dark was typical of a council that has shown so little regard for early childhood workers.