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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13 hours ago

ASUVicTas

It's no secret that today's another hot one in Victoria and Tasmania, with temperatures in the 30s and even up into the 40s in some parts.

Hot weather affects everyone, but it has the biggest impact on outdoor workers.

The ASU has resources in staying safe while working in heat that you can check out here: www.asuvictas.com.au/working-in-heat-2/
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Its no secret that todays another hot one in Victoria and Tasmania, with temperatures in the 30s and even up into the 40s in some parts.
Hot weather affects everyone, but it has the biggest impact on outdoor workers.
The ASU has resources in staying safe while working in heat that you can check out here: https://www.asuvictas.com.au/working-in-heat-2/

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4 days ago

ASUVicTas

Fantastic result on the EA NO VOTE for ASU Members at Moira - the clear majority voted NO and rejected the offer from the Moira Shire Council EA.

Workers at Moira sacrificed the last 4 years and this time around they deserve better!

Well done to the great team of Moira delegates, members, and the ASU bargaining team and elected officials. We love your work! πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ™Œ
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Fantastic result on the EA NO VOTE for ASU Members at Moira - the clear majority voted NO and rejected the offer from the Moira Shire Council EA. 
Workers at Moira sacrificed the last 4 years and this time around they deserve better!
Well done to the great team of Moira delegates, members, and the ASU bargaining team and elected officials. We love your work!  πŸ‘πŸ’ͺπŸ™Œ

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I couldn’t be prouder of the Crew at Moira for standing by their belief and worth and uniting to get a deal they deserve. Awesome work to all, well done ASU delegates. Thanks to Billy Michelle for the handouts, Tash Wark Big Thanks to you I appreciate your support πŸ‘πŸΌ

Union power! Go gang

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2 weeks ago

ASUVicTas

Today the ASU together with other unions will take Qantas to the highest court in the country over JobKeeper wage theft.

www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/unions-take-qantas-to-high-court-in-jobkeeper-fight-20210112-p56t...
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Today the ASU together with other unions will take Qantas to the highest court in the country over JobKeeper wage theft.
https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/unions-take-qantas-to-high-court-in-jobkeeper-fight-20210112-p56tji.html