As you are aware voting for your new proposed Enterprise Agreement (EA) is soon. The voting period is 13 – 15 September 2021.

The proposed EA provides the following wage increase:
Year 1 | 2.25%
Year 2 | 2.50% or CPI whichever is the greater
Year 3 | 2.75% or CPI whichever is the greater

Other improvements include increases in:

  • Paid Family & Domestic Violence Leave to 15 days without using personal leave first
  • Compassionate leave – 5 days for close family
  • Availability allowance – $5 extra on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays
  • Public Toilet Cleaner allowance now $8.30 per day
  • Objectionable Material allowance now 1/4th ME4A rate
  • RDO limits & Toil increased to 42.5 hours

Your union officials (ASU & AWU) will also be present at the end of the Information Sessions, being held next week, to meet with you and discuss the proposed EA.  Please make sure you attend one of the meetings as follows:

DATE: Wednesday 8 September
TIME: 2pm
VENUE: Elizabeth St Conference Room, Town Hall

DATE: Wednesday 8 September
TIME: 2.30pm
VENUE: Elizabeth St Conference Room, Town Hall

DATE: Wednesday 8 September
TIME: 3.30pm
VENUE: Bushlands Dept

DATE: Thursday 9 September
TIME: 7.30am
VENUE: Cleary’s Gates Depot

For further information please contact:
ASU Organiser Karen Tantari | 0472 512 484
AWU Organiser Kevin Midson | 0408 976 466

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