News for Tasmania


Safety at Work During COVID (Omicron)

Safety at Work During COVID (Omicron)

The ASU hopes you are staying as safe as possible in this tough phase of the pandemic, with a sharp rise in case numbers and the likelihood that every Tasmanian now knows at least a few people with COVID. The ASU has sent letters to all local government employers...
Safety at Work During COVID (Omicron)

WHS Rights and Covid Safety at Work

With Tasmanian workers returning from the Christmas/New Year break, and with Covid-19 numbers having risen sharply, there will undoubtedly have been significant impacts in your workplace. The ASU advocates for HSRs to be consulted per the Work Health and Safety Act...
Safety at Work During COVID (Omicron)

TasWater Consultation on Preliminary Decisions

Recently TasWater initiated consultation with ASU in relation to two preliminary decisions which will have impacts on some employees. The first preliminary decision relates to proposed changes to the Customer Advocacy Team. TasWater is considering combining the...
Safety at Work During COVID (Omicron)

TasWater Upcoming Third Vote for Enterprise Agreements

Following the second No Vote, TasWater wanted to put the 3 agreements straight back out to vote without any change whatsoever. We told TasWater that was unacceptable and that they needed to continue negotiating. The company was determined not to move and to hold...
Safety at Work During COVID (Omicron)

City of Launceston EA ASU Bargaining Update

The ASU met with CoL this morning to further discuss YOUR Enterprise Agreement. The ASU raised the following points in responding to the CoL revised salary and wages proposal: Cost of living – Rents across Tasmania have increased by 48% over the last 5 years....