URGENT CALL TO ACTION TO SECURE YOUR JOB IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

 

The work that local government employees do is vitally important. These are some of Tasmania’s most essential workers and they should not be facing the prospects of stand downs or unemployment as a result of COVID-19.

3,500 Tasmanians who work in the local government sector in Tasmania have been left behind by both State and Federal governments. The decision by the Federal Government to deny councils access to the Job Keeper package is deeply disappointing and inequitable.

Council run services like swimming pools, child care centres and museums have had to close as a result of coronavirus. If these services were run by the private sector they would attract Federal Government support. It is fundamentally inequitable that these workers do not qualify for Job Keeper payments.

It’s time for the state government to offer support and ensure council employees receive the same job guarantees as the majority of the Australian workforce have.

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2 hours ago

ASUVicTas

We are here to help members of our union, but right now our phone system isn't allowing messages to be left. We are working on the problem but it will take some time.

So If you are trying to contact the ASU, please send us an email at info@asuvictas.com.au
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We are here to help members of our union, but right now our phone system isnt allowing messages to be left. We are working on the problem but it will take some time. 
So If you are trying to contact the ASU, please send us an email at info@asuvictas.com.au

3 hours ago

ASUVicTas

Congratulations to all members of the Greens running in the City of Melbourne for signing the ASU's Local Government Candidate Pledge.

The pledge is a commitment to workers and communities.We're in a recession. People need Council services more than ever, and so Government must be a generous employer.

While other candidates' policies are slashing revenue to levels that would require mass redundancies, our Greens finance policies keep the City of Melbourne's revenue strong while providing significant rate relief for everyone who needs it. That's how we can make this promise: a Greens Council will guarantee that the overall number of jobs at the City of Melbourne will be maintained, that jobs will be secure, that wages and conditions will be strong, and that the right to take collective action will not be undermined.

All eight Greens candidates are proud to sign the ASUVicTas pledge to preserve public services and stand up for secure jobs and good wages, and act with integrity.
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Congratulations to all members of the Greens running in the City of Melbourne for signing the ASUs Local Government Candidate Pledge.
The pledge is a commitment to workers and communities.

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Solidarity forever. πŸ’ͺ🏼

20 hours ago

ASUVicTas

Staff at Geelong Regional Libraries are some of the lowest-paid library workers in Victoria. And now GRL management is attempting to use the pandemic to push through a two-year pay freeze and the removal of Saturday and late-night penalty rates.

GRL's CEO - the second-highest paid public library manager in Victoria - thinks she can win staff over by sending them loveheart chocolates.

What a joke! Staff are getting organised through the ASU and won't take these attacks lying down.

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Staff at Geelong Regional Libraries are some of the lowest-paid library workers in Victoria. And now GRL management is attempting to use the pandemic to push through a two-year pay freeze and the removal of Saturday and late-night penalty rates. 
GRLs CEO - the second-highest paid public library manager in Victoria - thinks she can win staff over by sending them loveheart chocolates. 
What a joke! Staff are getting organised through the ASU and wont take these attacks lying down.
Geelong Trades Hall

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Shameful 😑

Ron is the chair on this are you not Ron?

Emily Holm send memes

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