Save Equal Pay

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay increases on our Award wages be phased in over eight years – with the final instalment in December 2020.

When ASU members won Equal Pay, state and federal government set aside special funds to cover our new higher rates of pay. This guaranteed funding until this year.

Now it’s clear that the federal government has not budgeted to lift the funding of programs into the future. The federal budget is due in October, so we must act now to Save Equal Pay.

If Equal Pay is not funded, jobs and services will be under threat.

Join with ASU delegates and activists from around the country at our urgent delegate and activist meeting to hear about the next steps in our campaign to Save Equal Pay.

National Save Equal Pay delegate and activist meeting via Zoom

12.30pm AEST Tuesday 21 July

Register now at:

We need you to come to this important meeting so that you can be part of the plan for how we are going to put pressure on the government to win. We’ll also be giving you important information to take back to your workplaces. Register for the meeting now by clicking here.

We fought to win Equal Pay. We will fight to protect it.

PS – Make sure you attend our urgent Save Equal Pay delegate and activist meeting via Zoom on Tuesday 21 July @ 12.30pm AEST. Register at:

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