I authorise the employer to make regular deductions from my pay to cover my annual subscription to the Australian Services Union, Vic Tas Authorities & Services Branch, as determined pursuant to the rules of the ASU and to pay the amount so deducted to the ASU Vic Tas Authorities & Services Branch. This authority shall remain in force until revoked by me in writing in accordance with the ASU rules and shall extend to any alterations to the amount of the contribution made pursuant to the rules of the Union. I also authorise my employer to provide updated information on changes of name / address / classification / work / location.
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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
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less