Australia has experienced the longest period of economic growth in the developed world with 26 years of uninterrupted economic growth. The last couple of years has seen record low wage growth across Australia with pay increases struggling to keep up with cost of living increases.
Over 2 decades of enterprise bargaining have resulted in a huge disparity of wages and conditions in Local Government for ASU members who do the same jobs at different Councils or Library Corporations.
At our Conference in October ASU Delegates resolved to fight back and to develop minimum standards for enterprise bargaining.
We are currently finalising these standards. Please fill out this short survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Y65LFHR to help us finish this work.