As a result of negotiations between the ASU and management that were held before Deputy President Mansini of the Fair Work Commission, a proposed agreement will be put to the vote by employees starting on Monday 14 October.

While the ASU has made progress improving conditions of employment, we have not reached an ‘in-principle’ agreement on Wages/End of Band Recognition/Well-Being Days and will, therefore, be calling on all employees to ‘VOTE NO’ when the ballot opens.

Please distribute this e-newsletter amongst your colleagues and attend one of the meetings listed below, with your colleagues.

These are paid meetings, approved by management.

 It is critical to make an informed choice and support the efforts of your union to improve outcomes for all employees at the City of Kingston.

The ASU will be holding a series of meetings to inform employees across various sites leading up to the vote, join us!

DATE: Thursday 26 September
TIME: 7.30am – 8.30am
VENUE: Braeside Depot, Industrial Drive

DATE: Tuesday 1 October
TIME: 7.30am – 8.30am
VENUE: Mills Road Depot

DATE: Wednesday 2 October
TIME: 11.00am – 12.00pm
VENUE: 1230 Nepean Highway, Moorabbin/Mordialloc Room

DATE: Thursday 3 October
TIME: 7.30am – 8.30am
VENUE: Bonbeach Depot

DATE: Tuesday 8 October
TIME: 11.00am – 12.00pm
VENUE: 1230 Nepean Highway, Ground Floor Lunch Room

DATE: Tuesday 8 October
TIME: 2.00pm – 3.00pm
VENUE: Brindisi Street Mentone (Support Workers)

DATE: Wednesday 8 October
TIME: 9.00am – 10.00am
VENUE: Parkdale Library (Library Staff)

Please feel free to contact the following ASU Delegates during normal working hours to discuss the above matters: Iurgi Urrutia (Library Department) Alcina Barrett-Kilby (Library Department) Suzanne Hauff (1230 Nepean Highway) Sally Difford (1230 Nepean Highway) Colleen Gordon (Home Care Department) Pam Cameron (Home Care Department).

Further information about the agreement will be available soon.

For further information please contact:
ASU Organiser David Nunns | 0418 856 495 | dnunns@asuvictas.com.au

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