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Mt Alexander Shire Council EBA Update

Your ASU representatives are continuing to work through the EBA. We now have responses from ... read more

Manningham City Council – Vote No for Fairer Pay!

Members have been consistent and reasonable throughout the EA process. They are willing to work read more

Kingborough Council Proposed Wage Increase Offer – Have Your Say

At the bargaining meeting on 13 April, the General Manager put forward a wage increase offer ... read more

Wyndham City Council Back to the Office Briefing

ASU delegates and organisers met with management on 14 April, for a briefing on the ‘Future of ... read more

Devonport City Council All Staff Meeting – Council’s Wage Offer

The ASU Bargaining Team along with the Individual Bargaining Reps will be holding an all-staff ... read more

Frankston City Council Proposed Changes

Frankston City Council have provided the ASU with formal notification of proposed changes to ... read more

ASU Warrawee Members General Meeting at Glen Eira City Council

The ASU has received a few calls from members regarding concerns they would like to discuss so ... read more

ASU seeking details of Electorate Officer underpayments

Late yesterday, representatives from the Federal Government Department of Finance – Ministerial read more

ASU Climate Clause Training

Last year at the online delegates conference for Local Government & Energy a group of ... read more

Carers Victoria: Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Commencing- Have Your Say

Carers Victoria has commenced the process to bargain for a new enterprise ... read more

COMMUNITY CARE DELEGATES MEETING

At the last network meeting delegates decided they wanted to have monthly meetings. Our next ... read more

Moorabool Shire Enterprise Agreement update

Your ASU representatives met with Moorabool management again on Tuesday, with a desire to reach read more

Meetings at CAFS to discuss the ASU member’s Log of Claims

What will bargaining in 2021 mean for you? The Draft ASU Member’s Log of Claims (LOC) has ... read more

Knox CC – Notification of Change

Knox City Council has provided the ASU with notification they are considering changes to the ... read more

Mornington Peninsula PAID EBA Update Meeting

The ASU will be holding a meeting to provide members with Council’s improved wages offer and ... read more

ASU visits Shepparton next Tuesday

The ASU will be holding meetings for members across Greater Shepparton City Council. DATE: ... read more

ASU Members response to ERMHA ‘Grey Fleet’

ASU members at ERMHA have alerted us to the fact that a ‘Grey Fleet’ is being considered for ... read more

Energy Australia Yallourn – Transition Update from ASU

The ASU has written to management on behalf of members regarding the transition plan.  We know ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire Improved Wages Offer

Following feedback from the ASU regarding continuing to pursue the dollar amount figure as well read more

Recording of Mass Members Meeting

For those unable to access our mass members meeting for Community Carers on Monday 29 March, or read more

Manningham Enterprise Agreement Offer – Vote NO

The enterprise agreement access period started Monday 12 April. This is your chance to have a ... read more

ASU All Depot Members Meeting at Hepburn Shire Council

The ASU will be holding an approved paid meeting for all depot members. DATE: Thursday 15 ... read more

Glenorchy City Council cease Enterprise Bargaining and head to a VOTE on your pay and conditions

Glenorchy City Council has disbanded the Enterprise Bargaining Committee and intends to put an ... read more

Regional Delegates Network Meeting

There is no doubt that management has networks across Councils and exchange information with ... read more

Moorabool Shire It’s Time to Vote for Action

We have been bargaining for over a year and there is still no offer from management. You have ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Community Care Workers ASU Meeting

The ASU will be holding a PAID meeting for you to meet your ASU Organiser Lorraine Di ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Hume City Council Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Hepburn Shire Council: Nomination of James Wicker

On Thursday 8 April, ASU member James Wicker formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at ... read more

When Driving Instructor Behaviour Becomes a Health & Safety Risk

The ASU has recently been made aware of incidents involving threatening and abusive behaviour ... read more

Latrobe City Council Bargaining Update

Your ASU representatives have been continuing to meet with LCC management regarding the ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council Bargaining Update

On Wednesday 30 March your ASU bargaining representatives again met with EGSC management to ... read more

More Enterprise Agreement Meetings at Launch Housing

So far we’ve had meetings about the draft log of claims at 8 Launch Housing worksites and we’re read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Eastern Regional Libraries Workers- Upcoming Meetings

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together to achieve ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for West Wimmera Shire Council Workers

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement has now commenced. As an ASU Member, you are ... read more

ASU Parks and Gardens Members Meeting at Glen Eira City Council

Delegates have advised the ASU that Council has notified staff that lunch breaks will now be ... read more

Stonnington EA Survey Reminder & Early Years – 8 April Meeting Cancellation

Well done to all members who have attended recent meetings on prep for your new EA. Your ideas ... read more

ASU Community Sector Meeting

As a community sector worker, you have been through a lot over the past year. The COVID-19 ... read more

Good Shepherd Enterprise Agreement Member Update

After an extended break in Enterprise Bargaining negotiations due the impact of the pandemic, ... read more

ASU Glen Eira Intro to Change in Residential Aged Care Update

The ASU office wrote to council on behalf of members impacted by the closure of Spurway. We ... read more

CAFS Endorsement of Log of Claims meeting

Your ASU Organiser and Delegates met with Human Resources to begin the process of negotiating a read more

Important ASU meeting at Springvale Monash Legal Service Inc

A lot is happening in the Social and Community Services Sector, in addition to the impacts of ... read more

Time to end bullying at City of Hobart

The City of Hobart has a real problem with its internal culture – it’s got a toxic workplace ... read more

Defending Employment Conditions at MyState

The employment condition of ASU members at MyState is under attack, but the ASU is by members ... read more

Bargaining at Clarence City Council is currently underway for a new enterprise agreement

Maintaining the high moral ground is easy when you have a strong and growing union. And ... read more

Insecure work in community Services

The COVID-19 pandemic showed Victorians how vital the work you do every day is.  It has also ... read more

Centre for Non-Violence back in the office meet to discuss workplace matters

ASU members at Centre for Non-Violence in Bendigo met recently to get an update on ASU ... read more

Dangerous work makes unions essential

Residential care work is extremely difficult and can be dangerous, especially if the ... read more

ASU representatives defending your conditions – Unison Bargaining Update.

ASU Delegates Kylie Moore and Anthony Gallagher have been at the forefront of the negotiations, read more

ASU works to get Gender Equality reset at CFA

ASU members met recently to discuss their concerns about the ongoing cultural problems at CFA. ... read more

Disappointing Response from Burnie City Council Management

Your ASU Bargaining Reps met with management yesterday to progress negotiations for your new ... read more

VicRoads Agency Conversion

60 staff currently engaged by employment agencies are set to be converted to ongoing, direct ... read more

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Reclassification Success

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NVHR) has agreed to reclassify a number of staff members, read more

The Cost of Outsourcing

There's a Crisis on the Frontline that leads to the outsourcing of local government jobs and ... read more

Bargaining at Latrobe City Council is currently underway for a new enterprise agreement

Having a strong position in enterprise agreement negotiations depends on experienced workplace ... read more

Central Goldfields Shire Delegate Committee Profile

Our union strength is our delegates. A great way to improve the work-life of ASU members is for read more

Introduction to Change Consolidation of Council’s Residential Aged Care facilities @ Glen Eira City Council

An ASU organiser attended a staff briefing on Friday 19 March regarding the proposed closure of read more

Introduction to Change Consolidation of Council’s Residential Aged Care facilities @ Glen Eira City Council

An ASU organiser attended the staff briefing on Friday 19 March . The briefing didn’t cover all read more

Aged Care – Additional Mass Members Meeting this Wednesday

Due to Zoom capacity yesterday we understand there were many members unable to access the mass ... read more

ASU Update for members and potential members at Gippsland Water

ASU Update for members and potential members at Gippsland Water Our union and the staff reps read more

ASU has an offer from Cardinia Shire

Our union is working hard to resolve the negotiations for your new enterprise agreement. Last ... read more

Whitehorse CC -Updated meeting room and additional zoom meeting for members to attend!

The ASU will be holding several paid union meeting - details below. These meetings have been read more

Stonnington EA Negotiation Meetings Kick Off

The ASU bargaining group commenced negotiation meetings last week for your new Enterprise ... read more

ASU Members to vote on industrial action at GRLC

After increasing frustrations with enterprise bargaining, culminating in a sub-standard ... read more

ASU Dispute – Flexible Work Arrangements at CoGG

Last week the ASU lodged a formal dispute with City of Greater Geelong, challenging a decision ... read more

Manningham CC: Enterprise Agreement Offer Rejected by ASU Members

Well done to all who participated in recent member meetings, completed surveys and talked to ... read more

Bethany EA Update

The ASU bargaining group met with Bethany representatives last week to progress your new ... read more

Stonnington City Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Darcy Kendler has now been elected as an ASU ... read more

Merri Creek Management Committee Paid Time Union Meeting – 21 April

The ASU will be holding a paid union meeting at Merri Creek Management Committee. These ... read more

Stonnington Meetings – Better Pay and Conditions for Local Government Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

Whitehorse City Council – ASU Meetings on Your EA

The ASU will be holding several paid union meetings. These meetings have been approved by Human read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council Union Meeting

The ASU will be holding a union meeting to discuss Enterprise Bargaining and Council’s proposed read more

ASU Representatives meet with CFA

On Wednesday morning, ASU representatives, including Branch Secretary Lisa Darmanin, met with ... read more

ASU Members take on the Government

Did you see us?! Yesterday incredible ASU members in airlines took truth to power and spoke read more

ASU Wins at Fair Work Commission

Yesterday at the Fair Work Commission the ASU and AWU were successful in arguing that the City ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – ASU EBA Member Meetings

As bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement is set to recommence next month, your Union ... read more

Hobsons Bay Urgent ASU Member Meetings

The EBA vote came to a screeching halt when the ASU identified concerns about the document that read more

Whitehorse CC: What is your preference for EA Negotiations? We want to hear from you!

Some of you may be aware that your Enterprise Agreement (EA) expires on 21 August 2021. It ... read more

Stonnington CC: Aged Services Log of Claims Meeting 4:00-5:00 25 March & 1 April

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS: Aged Services Every ASU member is ... read more

Insecure Work Information Session for ASU delegates

Around 20% of all local government employees are now casual! The growth of insecure work is ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Latrobe City Council Depot Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

Ventia ASU PAID Meeting re LOG OF CLAIMS

The ASU will be holding a paid union meeting, details below.  The purpose of the meeting is to ... read more

Community Care Mass Meeting Next Week

Our mass meeting is fast approaching, we would like to extend this invite to all non-members ... read more

AusNet ASU Members Meetings

The ASU will be holding two paid members meetings via MS Teams to discuss the upcoming EA ... read more

South East Water Members Meeting Next Wednesday

The ASU will be holding a members’ meeting to discuss preparations for our next round of ... read more

10 Year Social and Affordable Housing Strategy

The Victorian State Government is currently undertaking consultation as it sets out a ten year ... read more

Latrobe CC – ASU Bargaining Update at Latrobe City Council

On Monday 22 March your ASU bargaining representatives met with LCC management to talk about ... read more

Yarriambiack Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

We have finalised negotiations on your new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement. The agreement will ... read more

Drug and Alcohol random testing at Citywide Sites

ASU members have been raising concerns about the practice of Drug & Alcohol Testing. The read more

City of Whittlesea – Superannuation Underpayment

City of Whittlesea has admitted to a payroll error, regarding those staff who have received ... read more

ASU takes Hobsons Bay City Council to Federal Court again

On behalf of members formerly employed in Home Care Services with Hobsons Bay, the ASU has ... read more

Feedback Required: City of Launceston Wages Offer

The ASU Bargaining team have been negotiating with CoL regarding your pay and conditions at ... read more

Changes at Uniting – Please Update Your Details

ASU members at Uniting may be aware that there are some changes underway there, including in ... read more

Stonnington CC – Enterprise Agreement 2021 Survey – Tell the ASU What You Think!

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR STONNINGTON COUNCIL WORKERS Bargaining for a new Enterprise ... read more

Improving workplace conditions at Swan Hill Rural City Council

ITS TIME TO FIGHT FOR YOUR PAY AND CONDITIONS Council workers have been on the frontline ... read more

Huon Valley Bargaining for your Enterprise Agreement coming to the end

Bargaining for your new Enterprise Agreement is coming towards a close with Council eager to ... read more

ASU Enterprise Agreement Meetings at Launch Housing

You may have heard that we are formally commencing bargaining for a new enterprise ... read more

East Gippsland Shire – Update on enterprise agreement negotiations

On Wednesday 17 March your ASU bargaining representatives met with EGSC management to continue ... read more

Lower Murray Water – Union meeting at Lower Murray Water about enterprise agreement

We have commenced bargaining for your new enterprise agreement which governs your employment ... read more

Mallee CMA – Union meeting about enterprise agreement negotiations

We have commenced bargaining for your new enterprise agreement which governs your employment ... read more

Qantas Town Hall raises more questions than it answers

On 11 March, the Federal Government announced a support package for the tourism and aviation ... read more

Mornington Peninsula EA UPDATE

The ASU concluded a round of update meetings last week, providing a detailed overview of the ... read more

It’s what’s needed to get a better deal at Casey!

This week the ASU concluded a round of meetings seeking members views on Councils latest ... read more

Central Coast Council ASU Meeting – What conditions is management wanting to change?

We have had a few negotiation meetings now and your ASU Organiser, Jess Cassidy, would like to ... read more

ASU Members Meeting next Tuesday – time to fix the culture at CFA

The ASU is aware of reports of sexual harassment and gendered violence at CFA. We believe ... read more

ASU survey for APM employees

As you are aware, APM has taken steps to terminate the Konekt Employment Enterprise Agreement ... read more

Don’t Close the Door – Sign the Petition to Save Homelessness Services!

The Federal Government is set to cut funding to homelessness services by over ... read more

Merri Health seek to bargain with the ASU for an individual Enterprise Agreement

The ASU was notified by Merri Health this week of its intention to commence bargaining for the ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – ASU meeting at the Depot BBQ area tomorrow morning

A meeting is being held in the BBQ area at the depot tomorrow to discuss recruitment, ... read more

ASU Glen Eira Intro to Change in Residential Aged Care

Introduction to Change Consolidation of Council’s Residential Aged Care facilities @ Glen Eira ... read more

In-Home Aged Care – Delegates role in ASU’s Aged Care Campaign

Last week at the Community Care delegates meeting, attendees went through what the Royal ... read more

Manningham CC – Important ASU Update: EA Offer & Member Survey

At the recent round of ASU members meetings, a revised position on your pay increase and ... read more

MyState – Whose Branch is closing next?

Enterprise agreement negotiations are progressing at MyState with the company tabling their log read more

City of Greater Geelong ASU Member Meetings – Log of Claims endorsement

After meeting in February to update the ASU Log of Claims, we now need to meet to endorse the ... read more

Whitehorse CC – Paid ASU meeting at the Whitehorse Depot

The ASU will be holding a paid union meeting at the Whitehorse Depot- details below. These ... read more

Boroondara City Council Enterprise Bargaining Update

The ASU would like to wish you a big congratulations for your feedback and for attending the ... read more

Yarra City Council Enterprise Bargaining Update

The ASU would like to wish you a big congratulations for your feedback and for attending the ... read more

VicRoads – ASU achieves big win for agency staff

VicRoads has today announced that 60 agency staff will be converted to ongoing, directly ... read more

CFA – Allegations of sexual harassment and assault in CFA

The widely publicised allegations of sexual harassment and assault in CFA are deeply ... read more

Local Government Delegate Network

This year will be another year of challenges for ASU members. COVID will be with us for at read more

Clarence City Council ASU Paid Time Meetings

ASU Organiser Karen Tantari will be holding paid time meetings to finalise the draft log of ... read more

Moira Shire Enterprise Agreement Update

After the vote at our last members' meeting, we have reached an agreement for your EA. The ... read more

NHVR – Telematics and Duty Driving – Members Meeting Next Thursday

ASU will be holding a members meeting to discuss the next steps on the Telematics and Duty ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Stonnington City Council: Nomination of Darcy Kendler

On Thursday 11 March 2021 ASU member Darcy Kendler formally nominated to become an ASU delegate read more

VicRoads Members Meetings

The ASU will be holding members meetings across the state to discuss today’s Joint Venture ... read more

Cardinia Shire Council ASU Member Meeting

The ASU will be holding a MS Teams meeting for members at Cardinia Shire Council. DATE: ... read more

EBA Update Meeting at Moorabool Shire Council

Your ASU Delegates and Officials have now been at the bargaining table for over 14 months. At ... read more

Mass Community Care Online Members Meeting

In preparation to defend and adapt Aged Care in Local Government now the recommendations from ... read more

What we are negotiating for at Brimbank City Council

Enterprise bargaining has kicked off again. We have held meetings over the last couple of weeks read more

No to part-privatisation of VicRoads

The Australian Services Union opposes any form of privatisation or ‘private sector involvement’ read more

VicRoads EA receives overwhelming endorsement

While the ASU’s opposition to the part-privatisation of VicRoads is grabbing the headlines, ... read more

Energy Enterprise Bargaining Update

2021 is looking to be a busy year in bargaining for the Transmission & Distribution and ... read more

The ASU in workplaces across Victoria

The ASU is there by your side when there is an issue at work. And at dozens of councils across ... read more

Secure Jobs in Local Government

The economic recovery from COVID-19 will be lead by the spending of working people. Local ... read more

Members win back ADOs & 9 Day Fortnight

What happened in Covid? Delegates reluctantly agreed at the Consultation Committee in ... read more

Disappointing Response from Clarence City Council Management

ASU Tasmanian Coordinator, Aaron De La Torre, met with management and employee bargaining ... read more

Morrison Government turns its back on airlines workers

This morning the Federal Government announced its aviation industry support package and in ... read more

URGENT online briefing – Save Homelessness Services

Right now the Australian Services Union alongside Homelessness Australia is campaigning to ... read more

When Council Services Are Under Attack – Stand Up, Fight Back!

Last year Yarra Ranges Shire Council Officers put up a recommendation to your elected ... read more

Zoom Instructions for Delegates

In preparation for our Community Care delegates meeting at 4pm tomorrow you should familiarize ... read more

ASU member stands up to remain working from home!

As the recent snap lockdown has shown, Victoria is still grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic, ... read more

From Strength to Strength Representing Workers

The Australian Services Union is there every day representing workers in Social and Community ... read more

Melbourne CC – ASU Members are Proud to Run this City!

One of the most outrageous things we have heard this year is that one of your bosses, the ... read more

ASU Welcomes Mental Health Royal Commission Recommendations

The Australian Services Union has welcomed findings of the Royal Commission into Victoria's ... read more

Stop work action makes a difference

ASU members at Glenorchy City Council recently took the drastic step of stopping work in the ... read more

Free Bargaining Training for ASU Members

It’s a big year for enterprise bargaining for ASU members in Tasmania, with 27 enterprise ... read more

Bargaining for Change

The ASU is here to improve the working lives of our members. That’s why we invest significant ... read more

VicRoads – What does the Joint venture mean for your job security?

The ASU will be holding members meetings across the state to discuss today’s Joint Venture ... read more

City of Casey – Admiration doesn’t pay the bills

In his 2019/2020 Financial Report Glenn Patterson CEO said the following regarding ... read more

Yarra Plenty Regional Libraries Bargaining Update

The ASU & YPRL have commenced the Enterprise Bargaining process. We are undertaking a ... read more

Whitehorse Transfer Station Paid ASU Member Meetings

The ASU will be holding two meetings at the Transfer Station. These meetings have been approved read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council Health and Safety Paramount/Union Meeting Dates

Your Health and Safety is Paramount We are aware in recent weeks that employee names have ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Latrobe City Council Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for East Gippsland Shire Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

State Government Exploring Private Sector Involvement in VicRoads

The state government have announced today that they plan to explore private sector involvement ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council PAID meetings re negotiations

The ASU will be holding PAID meetings to discuss the status of negotiations. The meeting ... read more

Devonport CC – ASU Meetings – EA discussion update

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings so we can discuss, and gather feedback read more

What you need to know about the Royal Commission’s recommendations

The ASU has devised a quick guide for members which draw out some of the most important ... read more

ERMHA – Client needs & worker safety impacted by reduction in Carpool!

Removing the tools, we use to complete our job is only going to make an extremely difficult Job read more

Enterprise Agreement Survey for East Gippsland Shire Council Workers

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR EAST GIPPSLAND SHIRE COUNCIL WORKERS Bargaining for a new ... read more

Gender Equality Roadshow for VicRoads Delegates

You are invited to an important virtual briefing designed by the Commission for Gender Equality read more

Gender Equality Roadshow for CFA Delegates

You are invited to an important virtual briefing designed by the Commission for Gender Equality read more

Gender Equality Roadshow for Water and Parks Delegates

You are invited to an important virtual briefing designed by the Commission for Gender Equality read more

Housing & Homelessness ERO funding Crisis

Housing & Homelessness ERO funding Crisis $20 Million shortfall just in Victoria ... read more

Gender Equality Roadshow for Local Government Delegates

You are invited to an important virtual briefing designed by the Commission for Gender Equality read more

Enterprise Agreement Survey for Latrobe City Council Workers

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LATROBE CITY COUNCIL WORKERS Bargaining for a new Enterprise ... read more

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

The Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System handed down its final report ... read more

Bass Coast SC – ASU update on app could potentially track movement of members

The ASU was contacted regarding the new app being rolled out in the Parks department and ... read more

Manningham EA Update: ASU Counter Position

It was great to see so many members from across different areas of council at members meetings ... read more

Parliamentary Support Line

The ASU today welcomes the Government’s announcement of an independent telephone support line ... read more

ASU Delegates Meeting To Defend Community Aged Care in 2021

The Royal Commission into Aged Care has now released its recommendations. Let's get together read more

Kingston Childcare Matters!

The ASU held an after-hours meeting with members across all Kingston Childcare sites several ... read more

Yarra City Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Kieran Rickard has now been elected as an ASU ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Swan Hill Rural City Council Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

Southern Tasmania International Women’s Day – Women of Steel screening

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 the ASU has purchased tickets for a special ... read more

EBA survey for ASU members at Hume City Council

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement has now commenced. As an ASU Member, you are ... read more

ERMHA have reduced the Carpool

Removing the tools, we need to use to do our work is only going to make an extremely difficult ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Boroondara City Council Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

Merri Health seek to bargain with the ASU for an individual Enterprise Agreement

The ASU was notified by Merri Health this week of their intention to commence bargaining for ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Yarra City Council Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

ASU Housing and Homelessness Meeting

A lot is still happening in the Housing and Homelessness sector, such as the Working for ... read more

Wyndham CC – Introduction of Change – Community Support (Youth Services unit)

Wyndham City Council has provided the ASU with formal notification of a review process in their read more

Warrnambool City Council ASU Members Meetings

The Australian Services Union Branch Secretary Lisa Darmanin will be holding meetings for all ... read more

Calling all Childrens Services members!

Childcare Educators across local government are invited to meet on the 25th of February at 7pm ... read more

ASU Members Melbourne City Council February 21 Update

All members should have had their 9-Day fortnight ADO entitlement reinstated as agreed with ... read more

Latrobe CC – It’s time to negotiate a new enterprise agreement

ASU Delegates Linda Davies, Jason Horscroft & Ian Ricketts are working with ASU Organiser ... read more

ASU Members City of Hume update February 2021

Your current enterprise agreement will expire on 30th June 2021. In preparation for the next read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Brimbank City Council Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

Hume CC – Better Pay and Conditions for Local Government Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR SWAN HILL RURAL CITY COUNCIL WORKERS

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement has now commenced. As an ASU Member you are ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Brimbank City Council Workers

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement has now commenced. As an ASU Member, you are ... read more

VicRoads – EA9 Ballot & ASU Members Meetings

Congratulations ASU members and delegates on delivering good bargaining outcomes for VicRoads ... read more

City of Yarra News for ASU members – February 2021

Casual Work and Snap Lockdown These last 12 months have been tough. With this most recent ... read more

Boroondara City Council – Better Pay and Conditions for Local Government Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

Moira Shire Council Members Meeting

You won the No Vote and now we have a new offer from Council to share with you. The ASU is ... read more

Yarra CC – Better Pay and Conditions for Local Government Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

Corangamite Regional Library Corporation – ASU members meeting

We have received formal notification from CRLC advising: Colac Otway Shire Council and ... read more

ERMHA – Management do not dictate who represents you!

Today ERMHA Senior management cancelled an important meeting with Delegates, about work ... read more

Manningham CC – Enterprise Agreement Member Meetings

After many months of negotiating, we will be holding member meetings to discuss Council’s offer read more

First all ASU Local Government Delegates Meeting for 2021

What a start to 2021! Now that the summer holidays are a distant memory for most, and we’ve ... read more

Central Goldfields Shire: Depot Meeting – Better Pay And Conditions for Local Government Workers

Every ASU member is unique, and every workplace is different, but we stand together across ... read more

ASU bargaining update for Cardinia Shire Council

The ASU met with management on Wednesday 17 February to respond on your behalf to the pay ... read more

Safety Advice for ASU Members at South Gippsland Shire

Covid can have a major impact on workers’ health and safety. The best protection is having a ... read more

Yarra Plenty Regional Library – Enterprise Agreement Survey

After many delays, due largely to Covid19, your enterprise bargaining process is almost ... read more

Geelong CC – Updated EBA Member Meetings – February 2021

Please see updated schedule of Feb ASU member meetings for the upcoming EBA ... read more

Huon Valley Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

Bargaining for your new Enterprise Agreement recommenced late last year. To date, negotiations ... read more

Qantas’ plans to cut Sales, Service and Baggage Desks are still totally under baked

ASU representatives met with management on Monday, 15 February and Tuesday, 16 February – and ... read more

Climate Action Now

The ASU welcomes you to the ASU Moreland for Climate Action group. Scientists overwhelmingly read more

Bethany – Important EA Update Member Meetings

During the pandemic, your ASU delegates and officials have been progressing work on the new ... read more

Wellways Underpayment Update

Further to ASU correspondence on 25 September 2020 concerning outstanding payroll errors, the ... read more

Corangamite Regional Library Corporation – Meeting for ASU members and potential members

We have received formal notification from CRLC advising the following: Colac Otway Shire ... read more

Haven Home Safe – Union Members Win Consultation and Representation

Today the ASU took HHS management to a dispute resolution meeting mediated by DHHS, regarding ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Yarra City Council: Nomination of Kieran Rickard

On Thursday 11 February 2021 ASU member Kieran Rickard formally nominated to become an ASU ... read more

Yarra CC – Meeting to discuss treatment of library casual staff by City of Yarra

With the sudden lockdown again casuals at Yarra libraries have once again lost shifts without ... read more

Lockdown Rules for Public Sector Workers

Following the Premier’s announcement on Friday, the Government has advised of a range of ... read more

Yarra library casuals let down again

With the announcement of a 5-day snap lockdown, City of Yarra has once again let their casual ... read more

ERMHA 365- proposed changes to the carpool

The ASU has been informed that the proposed changes to the car system at ERMHA365 have not yet ... read more

DHHS Circuit Breaker information for Residential Aged Care workers

Below is a summary of advice for Residential Aged Care members working in Council facilities as read more

DHHS advice for members in Community Aged Care Workers

Below is a summary of advice from the Department of Health for Community Care workers – who are read more

Casey City Council Changes to EBA update meetings this week

Due to the Government’s recent lockdown and working from home orders the following on-site ... read more

Cardinia SC - ASU Member Meeting

We have a pay offer from Cardinia Shire. Members are raising serious concerns about ... read more

Gippsland Water EA Progress Report

The Australian Services Union will be holding a meeting to update you on negotiations. DATE: read more

Derwent Valley Council Outdoor Members Enterprise Bargaining for pay and conditions

Bargaining for pay and conditions will commence on Tuesday 16 February. Please see an updated ... read more

Derwent Valley Council Indoor Members Enterprise Bargaining for pay and conditions

Bargaining for your pay and conditions will commence on Tuesday.  Please see an updated log of ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council Important Union Meetings

The ASU will be holding meetings across Glamorgan Spring Bay Council. You are strongly ... read more

Glenorchy City Council ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update: Your Feedback Required

Enterprise Bargaining for your pay and conditions continues. Congratulations to all those ... read more

Glenorchy City Council Outdoor workers ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update: Your Feedback Required

Enterprise Bargaining for your pay and conditions continues. Congratulations to all those ... read more

Meeting to discuss MIND’s proposal to cut costs by reducing staff wages

The ASU has been advised MIND is proposing major change within the SIL workforce. We hold ... read more

We have an EA offer – union update for members at Loy Yang A!

Australian Services Union is proud to announce we secured an offer. On Wednesday 10Th February ... read more

Ballarat CC – Update on BALC Redundancies

Representatives from the ASU met with management (including the CEO) yesterday to discuss the ... read more

After Hours Kingston Childcare Meeting

ASU Organiser Lorraine Di Pietrantonio will be holding an after-hours meeting for Childcare ... read more

Manningham City Council EA update

Your union met again with Manningham Council on Tuesday 9 February. It was a longer meeting as ... read more

Bayside CC – Notification of Change to Community Services

Bayside City Council has provided the ASU with formal notification of proposed changes to the ... read more

Enterprise Bargaining at MyState

The ASU has only today been notified that bargaining for a new enterprise agreement is about to read more

Ventia Members have your say on the EA!

In preparations for the enterprise agreement (EA) negotiations, the ASU have put together a ... read more

Cardinia SC – EA Offer – not good enough!

Your employer has offered this pay deal each year: 1% 1.2% 1.4 % 1.5% We told them ... read more

Central Goldfields Shire Enterprise Agreement Meeting

It’s time to start bargaining for your next Enterprise Agreement. ASU Organiser Danny Harris read more

Darebin CC – Member Update & Meeting Notification re Fleet Policy

Having just recently returned from Annual Leave, this is the first letter from me to everyone ... read more

ASU Members City of Whittlesea update February 2021

You are probably aware by now that the City of Whittlesea has notified yet another “Proposed ... read more

Hume City Council Maffra St Depot Meetings

The Australian Services Union will be holding paid meetings for all Hume City Council Depot ... read more

Yarra Ranges Shire Council HACC Members Meeting

Late last year Council Officers put a report to Council recommending that Council cease direct ... read more

Derwent Valley Council – Enterprise Bargaining Union Meetings: Tuesday 9 Feb

Welcome back to 2021.  Enterprise Bargaining for your pay and conditions is commencing at ... read more

Paid Time Meetings at TasWater

ASU Organiser, Karen Tantari will be holding meetings at TasWater state-wide to discuss the ... read more

Glenorchy City Council – Enterprise Bargaining Union Meetings: Tuesday 9 Feb

Enterprise Bargaining for your pay and conditions at work has continued in 2021 with bargaining read more

VicRoads – ASU continues to fight for agency staff

ASU delegates are continuing to campaign to get agency staff at VicRoads converted to ongoing, ... read more

YSAS Preston site Closed from COVID risk – Union Delegates Monitoring Conditions

YSAS Delegates recently notified the ASU Branch that the Preston site was quickly shut down ... read more

Casey CC – Enterprise Agreement Update with Paid Meeting Details

The ASU is shocked and concerned to read the newsletter from Council CEO Glenn Patterson ... read more

IMPORTANT MEETING: For all ASU members in airlines on JobKeeper & AviationKeeper

There is an important meeting for all ASU members who work in airlines this Wednesday 10 ... read more

Mornington Peninsula SC – EA update meeting

We will be providing members with Council's wages offer and information regarding improvements ... read more

ASU Meetings at Uniting- Proposed Changes in Youth Residential Services

Following the announcement on Wednesday 27 January of a proposed new ‘Covid normal’ roster and ... read more

Clarence City Council Enterprise Agreement Meetings

ASU Organiser, Karen Tantari will be holding meetings at Clarence City Council to discuss the ... read more

Banyule City Council ASU Update

ASU Delegate Brian Uren has been a tireless advocate for union members at the operations centre read more

Meeting to discuss MIND’s proposal to cut costs by reducing staff wages

The ASU has been advised MIND is proposing major change within the SIL workforce. The ASU hold ... read more

Office based work in Victoria to return to 75% capacity.

In line with new health advice, office-based workers will be able to return to 75% capacity ... read more

Frankston Council Feedback for Consultative Committee

We will be having our first Consultative Committee meeting for the year this Thursday. There ... read more

Health and Safety Representative Meeting

The ASU invites you to our Bi-Monthly HSR meeting. DATE: Thursday 18 February 2021 TIME: ... read more

Westernport Water- ASU Update

The ASU has received an offer from management for a new Agreement. The offer is an ... read more

Shepparton City Council EA Update

The ASU will be holding an approved paid meeting to discuss the offer put to us yesterday in ... read more

ASU Young Members Facebook Group

We aren’t all the same, and we don’t always have the same experiences at work.   But younger read more

Improving the work-lives of ASU members

Each year the ASU helps hundreds of members in Tasmania with information, advice and ... read more

ASU Takes Qantas to High Court

The Australian Services Union together with other unions has taken Qantas to the High Court ... read more

Geelong CC – EBA Meetings to Recommence in February!

As the last EBA outcome was just for one year while we couldn’t bargain due to Covid, ... read more

Right to consultation about returning to the office

As restrictions are progressively eased some off-site workers are transitioning back to the ... read more

ASU Member Activism Pays Off

The dedication and activism of ASU members across the social and community services sector is ... read more

Katie Steps Up as a Delegate

As a recently elected delegate at Tenants Victoria, Katie Valenta has a very clear purpose: ‘I ... read more

Enterprise Agreement Win at VicRoads

The Victorian Government’s Public Sector Wages Policy restricts wage increases to a maximum of ... read more

Onshoring of jobs by Alinta Energy

The ASU has an unmatched track record of opposing outsourcing and offshoring of Australian ... read more

Delegate Profile – Amanda Pleiter

Amanda Pleiter is a Community Safety Officer at Mornington Peninsula Shire ... read more

ASU Win for Workers at Central Goldfields Shire 

Being a member of the ASU matters.   Because of the ASU’s intervention, workers at Central ... read more

ASU Members at Moira Shire Sticking Together

ASU members at Moira Shire Council are sticking together in opposition to their employer's ... read more

cohealth – ASU embers achieve win for Innerspace casuals

As ASU members would be aware, in September 2020 cohealth introduced changes to the Needle ... read more

Melbourne Water – Changes in Works Management

Melbourne Water has written to the ASU to advise of a proposed change in the structure of the ... read more

Overpayment at Whitehorse CC

The ASU has been advised of an overpayment claim affecting Support Workers at Council.  This ... read more

Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative – Corporate Services Restructure

Bendigo and District Aboriginal Co-operative have provided the ASU with formal notification of ... read more

Unions and employers unite for AviationKeeper now!

Last week we issued a fresh and urgent appeal to the Prime Minister for JobKeeper to be ... read more

Alpine SC – Log of Claims Meetings

This Thursday we have approved paid meeting to formulate our log of claims for the Alpine Shire read more

Manningham EA Update: First Meeting for 2021

This week we had our first bargaining meeting of the new year. All ASU claims have now been ... read more

Congratulations Moira Shire ASU members

You have done it, the EA no vote was a success, a big thank you to the delegates and the ... read more

MIND propose cost savings by reducing staff wages

The ASU has been advised MIND is proposing major change within the SIL workforce. MIND has ... read more

DVRCV and DVVic Fresh Start 2021 Members Meeting

There have been so many changes and updates in the past month we think it’s time for a member ... read more

CFA PTA Agreement Rollover Vote

We are pleased to advise that following your vote to not roll over the CFA PTA Agreement, the ... read more

Casey City Council EBA Update

EBA negotiations recommenced towards the end of last year. The ASU provided council with an ... read more

No Consultation and No Recognition of Organisers? No Way!

After trying to first resolve the dispute with Haven; Home, Safe and get them to engage and/or ... read more

NW/SW Delegates Network Meeting

The first ASU NW/SW Delegates Meeting for 2021 has been scheduled in…and will be held in ... read more

Mornington Peninsula EBA Negotiations Update- The end is near!

The EBA negotiations have recommenced following the Christmas, new year period. We are still read more

Ventia ASU paid meeting re negotiations

The ASU will be holding a paid union meeting to introduce your new ASU Organiser Lorraine Di ... read more

Gippsland Water – ASU Negotiations Update

Gippsland Water EA negotiations will resume on Thursday 21 January 2021. Our main focus on ... read more

Easing of COVID Restrictions – Local Government & Energy

With no current evidence of community transmission in Victoria, there is a further easing of ... read more

Swan Hill Rural City Council Meeting Notice

The Australian Services Union will be holding a meeting to elect ASU Delegates for the upcoming read more

Reasons to VOTE NO Moira EA No 9: Pay Offer

Members have told ASU delegates and officials that Moira conditions are pretty good. We agree ... read more

Burnie City Council ASU Log of Claims Meetings

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding member meetings to revise the current ASU Log ... read more

Reasons to VOTE NO Moira EA No 9: Protect Your Redundancy Entitlements!

The ASU has advised members that one important reason to Vote No is the cap on redundancy ... read more

How much does Qantas owe you?

Today the ASU is filing a case against Qantas in the High Court of Australia on behalf of ... read more

No Pandemic Leave for Launch Workers

Following the temporary closure of the Fitzroy office due to a potential COVID case there, the ... read more

Moira Shire Council EA No 9: VOTE NO!

All staff should have received a CEO memo about the EA access period (started this week) and ... read more

VOTE NO to GRLC’s rotten EA Offer!

Between 1 – 7 February, GRLC staff will vote on whether to accept the Executive Leadership ... read more

January 2021 Covid-19 update

Happy new years to all our ASU VicTas members. We hope you had a safe and merry Christmas and ... read more

Tenacity pays off in 2020 at Hobsons Bay

As Hobsons Bay City Council employees, it’s been another tough year, but we made it through by ... read more

A big 2020, but a bigger 2021 at Moonee Valley

We’ve come to the end of a challenging year for all workers, including those at MVCC. The ... read more

Moira Shire Council – Happy Festive Season – Bring on 2021!

The ASU wishes you a safe and happy festive season. We look forward to seeing you in the New ... read more

VICROADS EA9

We are pleased to advise that the VicRoads EA9 has received overwhelming endorsement from ASU ... read more

ASU members win fight to block eviction of homeless clients from hotels

The ASU is the union for Social and Community Service’s workers and our members deal with the ... read more

ASU consultation win at YSAS

Yesterday ASU organisers and YSAS Managers held a discussion mediated by a representative of ... read more

Bargaining Update for City of Launceston

The City of Launceston Bargaining Committee held the final meeting for 2020 on Wednesday 16 ... read more

Glenorchy City Council freezes Christmas for workers and the community

Congratulations to all those members who participated in a Stop Work meeting. Following the ... read more

Kingston CC – Are vacancies advertised in your team?

The ASU has fielded concerns regarding the advertising of vacancies at council.  The concerns ... read more

Golden Plains SC – Build a stronger union at Golden Plains Shire

The Fair Work Commission has issued a decision and orders to stop the GPSC Enterprise Agreement read more

Breaking: ASU Members fight off enterprise agreement termination

The ASU office has today been informed that Mackillop Family Services has cancelled the planned read more

VicRoads – EA9 Acceptance Of Offer Poll

After many months of negotiations, your ASU bargaining team are pleased to advise that we have ... read more

Moira to Postpone Enterprise Agreement Access Period After ASU Action

ASU delegates and officials attended the Fair Work Commission (FWC) yesterday, after seeking an read more

Mackillop seek to cancel your rights

The ASU office has been informed by members that Mackillop Family Services intend to hold ... read more

Moira SC – Enterprise Agreement – VOTE NO!

VOTE NO!              VOTE NO!              VOTE NO! Your conditions being attacked ... read more

Mitchell SC – Enterprise Agreement

The Australian Services Union, can confirm that the 2020 EA was approved by the Fair Work ... read more

ASU Hobsons Bay Update: EBA & Shutdown

EBA The parties have reached in-principle agreement (aside from the ANMF who we support in ... read more

ASU Update: Central Highlands Enterprise Agreement voted up 72%

Your Enterprise Agreement will now proceed to registration with the Fair Work Commission- this ... read more

Sexual Harassment – a big health and safety risk in Local Government

The Victorian Auditor General’s Office (VACO) just released a comprehensive report called ... read more

Glenorchy City Council Stop Work Meeting – Tues 15 Dec 9am

ASU members are directed to attend Stop Work meetings on Tuesday 15 December at 9am. This ... read more

Moira SC – VOTE NO VOTE NO VOTE NO

VOTE NO    VOTE NO    VOTE NO On Wednesday ASU members unanimously voted down Council’s EA ... read more

Kingston City Council Access Care Member Meeting

There has recently been a changeover in Organiser at the ASU for Kingston City Council. Your read more

Sunbury CHC & Cobaw CHS Merger

Sunbury CHC and Cobaw CHS have provided the ASU with formal notification of their ... read more

Your feedback needed- Frankston Council proposed changes

The ASU has been notified of proposed changes to the structure of Family Health Support ... read more

Mornington Peninsula SC – Enterprise Agreement Update

Your ASU delegates and organisers have been meeting with Council weekly to progress the ... read more

Covid-19 update

Congratulations to all Victorians and ASU members, with just over 5 consecutive weeks with no ... read more

Ballarat CC – ASU Organiser in Ballarat this week.

ASU organiser Will Wyatt is in Ballarat to hold discussions with members and meet non members ... read more

Latrobe News for ASU members – December 2020 Edition

Casual Work and COVID-19 These last 12 months have been tough for everyone at Latrobe from ... read more

Bargaining Update for City of Launceston

Bargaining for your EA is making good progress. The City of Launceston Bargaining Committee ... read more

Glenorchy CC – ASU Union Meetings

You are invited to union meetings to discuss Enterprise Bargaining. Join us to discuss the ... read more

Shepparton EA Meeting: Wed 9 December

The ASU will be holding a paid Enterprise Agreement meeting to discuss the proposal put to us ... read more

Cardinia Shire Council ASU Members Meeting: Agreement Update

Your ASU representatives Maree & Cindy met with management on Wednesday 2 December. We ... read more

ASU Climate Change Workshop

Recently at our 2020 Local Government and Energy delegates conference, the ASU conducted a ... read more

City of Port Phillip WIN for workers in Insecure work!

It has been a tough year for all of us, with many learnings from this pandemic. One major ... read more

City of Melbourne – Fantastic Win for ASU Members

Council have agreed to reinstate the 9-Day fortnight ADO entitlement. The ASU and its ... read more

Glenorchy ASU Update: Time to sound the alarm

Enterprise Bargaining at Glenorchy City Council was due to commence in April. Council have had ... read more

Meeting for ASU Members at Origin Energy

All members are invited to a paid meeting on Wednesday 9 December, to discuss the upcoming ... read more

ASU Library Member Meeting at Yarra City Council

Your ASU Delegate Toby Gooley is calling a library member meeting to discuss events this year ... read more

Colony 47: ASU calls for fairness this festive season

Today, almost one hundred Colony 47 employees were due a wage increase. In 2017, employees ... read more

State Budget will address disadvantage and help vulnerable Victorians

Announced investments in the recent state budget in the social and community services sector ... read more

United to win better conditions at Good Shepherd

When ASU members unite and band together, we can achieve great things! ASU delegates at Good read more

Launching into a COVID-Safe Return to Work

With government directions on working from home likely to change soon for community services ... read more

ASU Tasmanian Young Member Engagement Survey

Are you aged 35 or under? Want to help us make the ASU relevant for you and other young ... read more

ASU members concerns heard at the highest level

Each year the Tasmanian Legislative Council conduct Government Business Scrutiny Hearings, and ... read more

Delegate Profile – Craig Dickinson, Kingborough Council

My name is Craig Dickinson. I am employed as a Plant Operator with the Kingborough Council ... read more

VicRoads

ASU members at VicRoads were happy to see that the state government did not decide to privatise read more

Greater Western Water

The merger of Western Water and City West Water has raised serious concerns about outsourcing ... read more

ASU Win

Local Government in-home aged care workers provide an essential service. They are often the ... read more

Delegate Profile – Steve James, Moira Shire Council

Steve James just clocked over his 44 year anniversary at Moira Shire Council. As a Works ... read more

Boost for Crisis on the Frontline Campaign

Years of underfunding and cost-shifting by state and federal governments have caused a crisis ... read more

Brimbank City Council – Meeting for ASU Members this Wednesday

The ASU will be holding a member meeting on Wednesday. Outdoors workers from Keilor and ... read more

RAV EA Log of Claims Progressing!

The ASU and your delegates have been meeting with RAV and staff non-union bargaining ... read more

Moira CC – BBQ RSVP

The ASU is holding a paid meeting to update members in regards to the Moira Shire Council ... read more

Moira Shire Council Paid Meeting & BBQ – RSVP Here!

The ASU is holding a paid meeting to update members on the Moira Shire Council Enterprise ... read more

ASU Members Hume City Council November Update.

The current Enterprise Agreement is due to expire on 30th June 2021. In preparation for the ... read more

ASU Protected Action Ballot SUCCESSFUL: Last chance for Glenorchy City Council

Congratulations!  We’ve received news from the Australian Electoral Commission that the ... read more

COTA member’s meeting

Your ASU Delegates and Officials are in the process of bargaining for a new Enterprise ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council EA Negotiations Update

The ASU is holding two virtual meetings via MS Teams for ASU members to discuss the Enterprise ... read more

Central Highlands Water – Log of Claims and New Delegate Nomination

ASU organiser Will Wyatt and delegate Michelle Maggi held discussions with union members Wed ... read more

Yarra City Council ASU delegate election outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Ethan Peak has now been elected as an ASU ... read more

ASU meeting for Community Care workers at Yarra Ranges Shire

The ASU is calling a members meeting with Community Care workers at Yarra Ranges Shire to ... read more

Centacare amalgamation

The ASU has been informed of the amalgamation of Centacare Ballarat; Catholic Care ... read more

What next for your ASU Qantas EBA?

The ASU National Negotiating Team recently met with Qantas senior management representatives to read more

Calling all Shepparton Childrens Services members!

Thank you to all the early learning educators at Greater Shepparton City Council who have ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania 2020 Collective Agreement

As you would be aware your 2020 Collective Agreement is now available for your review in ... read more

ASU Update- Colony 47: The Grinch That Froze Christmas

Yesterday, the ASU notified Colony 47 of a dispute pertaining to their intention to freeze ... read more

State Budget a triple win for Victoria

The state budget handed down today by the Andrews government delivers on services for ... read more

Budget Update for Local Government

The Andrews Government handed the Victorian budget today – here’s the snapshot of what it means read more

Clarence CC – There’s plenty of money to spend, just not on your wages

Last night (Monday, 23 November 2020), at Clarence City Council’s Ordinary Council Meeting, ... read more

Moonee Valley Not all we asked for, but is it enough?

We recently asked ASU members if you required the transmission of business clause to be ... read more

Melbourne CC – Monthly ADOs reinstated but not the 9-Day fortnight arrangement.

The ASU has now lodged a dispute with the Fair Work Commission which has been listed for ... read more

Easing COVID Restrictions – Local Government Update

On Sunday the Premier announced further easing restrictions applying from 11:59pm 22 November ... read more

ASU Organisation Re-Design Phase 2 and 3 Update @ Boroondara City Council

Thank you to those that have provided feedback and who attended the ASU meeting held on 16th ... read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

The ASU and AWU will be holding meetings across Hobart City Council. These meetings will be to ... read more

Hume ASU delegates advocating for members at this week’s meeting

Thank you to all the early learning educators at Hume City Council who recently attended a ... read more

ASU call on Colony 47 to live their ‘Advantaged Thinking’

You uphold the values of Colony 47 day in, day out, in the client-facing work you do. Colony 47 read more

Employers must consult – Tasmania

An employer and/or person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) MUST consult with workers read more

ASU Update – City of Launceston EA Bargaining

Bargaining for your enterprise agreement is progressing with the third meeting of the City of ... read more

ASU Housing and Homelessness Meeting

With recent housing-related funding announcements, the state budget announcement next week, ... read more

Employers must consult

An employer and/or person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) MUST consult with workers read more

Eastern Regional Libraries – New ASU organiser and Log of Claims information

There has recently been a changeover in organisers, Lorraine Di Pietrantonio has replaced ... read more

Kingborough Council – Enterprise Agreement Update

As you are aware, due to the effects of COVID-19 on Kingborough Council’s financial position, ... read more

Colony 47 – URGENT: ASU Union meetings tomorrow

You are invited to attend Union Meetings at Colony 47 tomorrow,  Thursday 19th from 12pm.  You ... read more

Cardinia SC – ASU Stands up for ADOs & Back Pay.

Today (18/11/20) our union raised two key issues on your behalf: When can we get an ADO ... read more

Mansfield SC – MOU Update

Mansfield Shire asked for a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to vary our current agreement. ... read more

Productivity Commission Mental Health Report

The ASU welcomes the Productivity Commission’s final mental health inquiry report and it’s ... read more

New Victorian Waste Act & Waste Authority

The State Government has announced they will establish a new single authority overseeing waste, read more

Derwent Valley Council Enterprise Agreement Negotiations

The ASU has been advised that a Notice of Employee Representational Rights (NERR) has been sent read more

2020 OH&S Conference

This was the sixth year Victorian Trades Hall Council partnered with WorkSafe Victoria for the ... read more

Local Government Delegates Awarded

At our recent Delegates conference, we recognised some extraordinary delegates. You can read a ... read more

What is Banyule management afraid of?

Just over two weeks ago, the ASU was sent a two sentence email to let us know that Banyule ... read more

Central Highlands Council update: Your pay and conditions at work

Central Highlands Council has now distributed copies of the Central Highlands Agreement 2020 ... read more

ASU Meetings Today and Tomorrow at Glenorchy City Council

We are sorry that details of upcoming ASU meetings at Glenorchy City Council were not included ... read more

ASU welcomes investment in public and community housing

The Australian Services Union welcomes the Andrews Government's announced investment of $5.3 ... read more

Glenorchy City Council Important Information on Voting, Union Meetings & Log Of Claims

We’ve seen Alderman/Councillors receive a 2.4% pay rise in recent weeks, yet we have not ... read more

ASU Gippsland Water Bargaining Update

We, your representatives, are negotiating hard to improve wages and conditions. We are pursuing read more

Aurora Energy Restructure News

Recently Aurora Energy contacted the ASU to discuss the “Test & Grow” stage of the new ... read more

CAFS member meeting

The ASU is inviting you to a meeting tomorrow, to provide an update on Enterprise Bargaining ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Yarra City Council: Nomination of Ethan Peak

On 12th November 2020 ASU member Ethan Peak formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at ... read more

Stonnington City Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Steve Robertson has now been elected as an ASU ... read more

Melbourne City Council – ASU Lodges a Dispute with FWC

The ASU has now lodged a dispute with the Fair Work Commission regarding those members who ... read more

Boroondara City Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Rachel Sergi has now been elected as an ASU ... read more

Boroondara City Council Re-Design Phase 3 Meeting Notice

Your ASU Organiser and Delegate attended a Fair Work conciliation on behalf of members on ... read more

Hydro Tasmania Transformation

Recently, the ASU became aware of changes occurring within the business. Following Hydro ... read more

Huon Valley Council Enterprise Agreement Bargaining to Recommence

In July this year, the ASU requested that bargaining recommence for your Enterprise Agreement. ... read more

Manningham CC – Important Job Security Survey

As we continue to bargain for your enterprise agreement, job security has remained the key ... read more

Broadspectrum – Your ASU Organiser

Your ASU organiser for Broadspectrum has recently changed to Lorraine Di Pietrantonio. ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Fleet Policy Changes and ASU Organiser Change

There has recently been a change over of Organisers for Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, ... read more

Central Coast Council ASU Meetings – Endorsement of Log of Claims

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings for members to endorse the proposed ... read more

Your ASU Organiser at Kingston City Council

Your ASU Organiser at Kingston City Council has recently changed to Lorraine Di Pietrantonio. ... read more

Metro Melbourne is opening up!

Yesterday Victoria’s Premier Dan Andrews announced that more facilities and businesses will be ... read more

UAW – Here for you if something goes wrong at work

At the last ASU members meeting, members met their new servicing organiser Dave Beckley. If you read more

Port Phillip CC – Calling all Childrens Services Members!

Following our last members' meeting, the ASU and your delegate Deidre Bell attended a meeting ... read more

Gender Transition Leave Workshop Registration

Congratulations for registering for the Gender Transition Leave workshop. You will also need to read more

Voice. Treaty. Truth.

You recently participated as part of the ASU contingent at the “Voice. Treaty. Truth. Advocacy ... read more

Uniting salary increases- are you being paid correctly?

Thanks to union members, the SCHADS Award minimum rates of pay went up from the first pay ... read more

Women- First Nations-Youth Monthly Meeting

ASU members are encouraged to attend an online event hosted by the MUA (Maritime Union of ... read more

City of Melbourne monthly ADOs reinstated

Council have agreed to reinstate the monthly ADO accruals for all those employees covered by ... read more

Qantas – Another restructure? Shame Qantas!

Qantas has announced a major restructure of its airport operations; with wide ranging impacts, ... read more

Launceston CC – ASU Update: Enterprise Agreement Bargaining

Our first meeting with the City of Launceston Bargaining Committee was held yesterday. This ... read more

Glenorchy CC – NEWSFLASH: Elected members set to receive an increase of 2.4% from November 1

What’s good for the good is good for the gander? The Director of Local Government has ... read more

Hume CC – Calling all Childrens Services members!

Thank you to all the early learning educators at Hume City Council who have played a vital role read more

Glenorchy CC – ASU Bargaining for fair pay and conditions underway

The ASU has compiled the draft log of claims and the team met with council management ... read more

Banyule CC and Geelong CC – Leisure Subcommittee

You are invited to attend the first Leisure Subcommittee meeting between the City of Banyule ... read more

Standing Up Against Outsourcing

Recently the ASU again wrote to the Water Minister Lisa Neville to seek a meeting to discuss ... read more

Banyule CC – ASU Meeting for Banyule Home Care Workers

Recently the City of Banyule put out an ad that opened up their home care services for tender. ... read more

Manningham EA Update: Secure Work and Pay Position

After well-attended members meetings, ASU delegates and officials met with Council on Tuesday ... read more

ASU Union Visits: Glamorgan Spring Bay Council

You are invited to attend the following union meetings at Glamorgan Spring Bay ... read more

Boroondara Member Meeting: Phase 3 Discussion

The ASU has now received an initial briefing on the proposed changes during Phase 3. We ... read more

City West Water and Western Water Merger

City West Water and Western Water will be integrated into one Water Authority as of July 1, ... read more

Gender Transition Clause Workshop

Did you know that your union is working to make workplaces safer for transgender workers? The ... read more

Gender Transition Clause Workshop Registration

As a union, we do not believe anyone should lose work for living as their true selves. The ... read more

Enterprise Agreement Negotiations at VicRoads

Negotiation for a new enterprise agreement is happening right now at VicRoads, and ASU members ... read more

Every worker deserves a fair pay rise

Seven Tasmanian councils have frozen workers wages, and the ASU is campaigning to get ... read more

ASU campaigning ‘For the Workers’ in the north west

The ASU's team of Tasmanian organisers was recently in the north west of the state campaigning ... read more

The State Budget Must be Fair For Women Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly bad for women workers. Whether it’s women workers ... read more

Save Equal Pay – ASU members win!

The recent Federal Government budget announced that the Morrison Government would lift base ... read more

Salvo’s Delegate Network Established

ASU Salvation Army delegates recently set up their own network to tackle obstacles to ... read more

Win for Stonnington’s Early Years Team

ASU members who look after the care, welfare and education of littlies in the City of ... read more

Recent ASU submissions relevant to local government

The Australian Services Union is an innovative and forward-thinking organisation that takes on ... read more

Delegate Profile – Andrea Davies

Andrea Davies has been an ASU delegate for 15 of her 21 years at Broadspectrum- Mornington ... read more

Health & Safety Representative Meeting – 19 Nov

The ASU invites you to our Health and Safety Representative meeting. DATE: Thursday 19 ... read more

Book quarantining: Should we do it? How do we get it?

It’s been a great month for Victoria as case numbers are consistently hitting single figures, ... read more

Boroondara CC – FWC Update – Phase 2 & Phase 3 Impacted Staff

Final Issues with Phase 2 Required ASAP The ASU had constructive engagement with Boroondara ... read more

Western Water – City West Water Merger

The ASU is aware that you have just been informed that the state government intend to merge ... read more

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on working women

The Geelong Women Unionist Network sisters warmly invite you to our on-line forum on the ... read more

ASU Enterprise Bargaining Meeting at Foundation House

Enterprise bargaining negotiations have started up again at Foundation House. ASU members ... read more

Boroondara – Phase 2 & 3 Urgent Update

The ASU has received queries from concerned members about council’s Organisation Design - ... read more

Port Phillip City Council ASU Children’s Services Update

Following the recent members meeting, the ASU attended a meeting with management today to ... read more

City of Casey EA Update

Following the successful NO vote, your ASU delegates and officials met with City of Casey last ... read more

Melbourne City Council COVID-19 ADOs Update

The ASU has written to, and have also lodged a dispute with, Council for the reinstatement of ... read more

Glenorchy City Council ASU Update & Meetings

Acting Premier Jeremey Rockliff speaking on public sector union won wage increases said: “We read more

Boroondara ASU Organisation Re-Design Stage 2 Update

Thank you to those that came along to the well-attended ASU meeting held on 19 October ... read more

Local Government & Energy Delegate Awards 2020

This has been a year like we have never encountered before. ASU delegates have had to respond ... read more

Wintringham Enterprise Agreement Meeting

The ASU will be holding a Zoom meeting for members at Wintringham to discuss the recently ... read more

City of Launceston EA – Additional ASU Log of Claims meetings

In preparation for bargaining ASU Organiser, Kath Milbourne will be holding meetings across the read more

Berry Street Northern Family Violence team members only meeting

ASU members in the Berry Street Northern Family Violence team seek to meet to discuss team ... read more

Yarra City Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Cary Longman has now been elected as an ASU ... read more

Stonnington City Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Ash Coen and Nikki Murray have now been elected as ASU ... read more

Uniting ReGen ASU meeting to discuss AOD major change

ASU members in the AOD team at Uniting Regen should now have received a change impact statement read more

ASU Delegate Election at Stonnington City Council: Nomination of Steve Robertson.

On Thursday 22 October 2020 ASU member Steve Robertson formally nominated to become an ASU ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Boroondara City Council: Nomination of Rachel Sergi

On Monday 19 October 2020 ASU member Rachel Sergi formally nominated to become an ASU delegate ... read more

Moonee Valley EA Update and Member Meeting

It’s been a huge week at Moonee Valley with a new structure being released earlier this week. A read more

ASU Moira Enterprise Agreement Update

The last meeting for your new EA was held on 14 October 2020. Management put a new offer of ... read more

Finally – Portable Long Service Leave for Community Health Centres

Workers engaged under the SCHCaDS Award at Community Health Centres now have portable long ... read more

cohealth proposed changes to the Needle Syringe Program

The ASU has been notified that cohealth is proposing changes to the Needle Syringe Program, ... read more

Whittlesea Staff Consultative Committee response to PDP Issues

At a recent Staff Consultative Committee meeting, the ASU raised concerns that staff behaviour ... read more

City of Port Phillip Staff Consultative Committee Report Back

The ASU and your delegate team attended the SCC meeting on Wednesday 21 October. Fixed Term ... read more

The state budget must deliver secure work for workers

The insecurities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic have compounded the already insecure ... read more

The state budget must deliver secure work for women

The insecurities highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic have compounded the already insecure ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – Christmas Shutdown Overreach – ASU Response

On 8 October CEO Aaron van Egmond circulated an email to all staff advising of an “Annual ... read more

City West Water Meeting & Customer Experience Survey

The ASU acknowledges and appreciates your role as one of City West Water’s frontline staff ... read more

Royal Commission into Aged Care Submission Summary

The ASU has now made 4 submissions to the Royal Commission into Aged Care - the last submission read more

Max Solutions – EBA negotiations completed

Negotiations for a new EBA at Max Solutions which commenced in August 2020 were completed on ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Reminder of Meeting today at 3.00pm

We’re getting in touch to remind you that the ASU will be running an online member meeting ... read more

Cardinia EA Update, Member Zoom & Delegate Call Out

What’s happening? Your union is negotiating a new Enterprise Agreement (EA) at Cardinia. The ... read more

City of Greater Geelong EBA rollover proposal out to vote

You should by now have received a copy of a proposed 1-year EBA rollover, along with a guide ... read more

Boroondara ASU Organisation Re-Design Stage 2 Urgent Meeting Notice

The ASU wrote to Council last week to provide your feedback and concerns regarding the proposed read more

Manningham EA Update Meetings – New Pay Offer and Bargaining Progress

The ASU has sought Council approval to hold two paid meetings next week to discuss next steps ... read more

Wintringham Enterprise Agreement Meeting

The ASU will be holding an online meeting for ASU members at Wintringham. Following ... read more

Have a chat with the new Victorian Minister for Local Government

The ASU has secured a meeting for ASU delegates in local government to meet with the new ... read more

City of Launceston EA Bargaining – Important information from the ASU

Bargaining for your Enterprise Agreement is commencing soon. As an ASU member, you are ... read more

Central Coast Council ASU Meeting – EBA Negotiations

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings across Central Coast Council. The ... read more

On the Line Workplace Culture Survey

Delegates have been in regular and active discussions with Fiona Dickson and Paul Flavel to ... read more

Major change proposal at Uniting ReGen

The ASU has been advised consultation will commence this week with Uniting ReGen staff about ... read more

Mansfield Shire Council ASU Members’ Meeting

The ASU is holding a paid time meeting to discuss the Mansfield Shire Council EA process and ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Stonnington City Council

On Tuesday 13 October 2020 ASU members Ash Coen and Nikki Murray formally nominated to become ... read more

ASU Meetings at West Coast Council

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy and ASU Tasmanian Co-Ordinator Aaron De La Torre will be holding ... read more

For the Workers Campaign Launch: TOMORROW – Thursday 15 Oct

The ASU invites you to participate in our week of action across Tasmania next week. This ... read more

ASU Housing and Homelessness Network Meeting

Last Tuesday night the Federal Government announced the budget for the next 12 ... read more

ASU Members Round the Grounds @ Stonnington City Council

Early Years Council notified employees to advise they are proposing to change their working read more

ASU Organisation Re-Design Stage 2 Update @ Boroondara City Council

Thank you to those that attended the ASU meeting held on 7th October 2020 and for all your ... read more

New ASU Delegate Nomination at Yarra City Council

ASU member Cary Longman has formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at Yarra City Council. read more

New ASU Delegate is Formally Elected at Boroondara City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU member Giuseppe Luppino has now been formally elected ... read more

Moira EA Update

NO, NO, NO, NO, NO, NO! Council has rejected virtually all of your log of claims, which is a read more

ASU Union Meeting at Wintringham

Online meeting next Monday the 12th of October starting  at 3:30 PM You are invited to an ... read more

ASU members like you save equal pay

Following a campaign by ASU members like you the federal government have finally listened and ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Calling all ASU Childrens Services Members!

Thank you to all the early learning educators at the City of Port Phillip who have played a ... read more

ASU Member Update: Kingston – Workcover claims and Psychological injuries

With the amount of bullying behaviour being reported at Kingston recently, there has been a ... read more

VICROADS EA9 – Offer from management

After many weeks of negotiations, VicRoads management has provided a new offer to ASU regarding read more

BREAKING: Save Equal Pay campaign WIN

Breaking news from last night's Federal Budget: ASU members have Saved Equal Pay! Last night read more

ASU Members Meeting At Maribyrnong City Council

Over the last few months, your ASU delegates have been meeting with management fortnightly to ... read more

ASU Organisation Re-Design Stage 2 Meeting Notice @ Boroondara City Council

The ASU can confirm that Council have provided us with some further information as requested ... read more

CoPP sought to close down the whole Council and the ASU said no!

Recently the City of Port Phillip tried to impose an annual close down that would have applied ... read more

Benetas – Proposed Changes to the Community, Health and Care Portfolio

The ASU has been advised of proposed changes to the Community, Health and Care (CHC) portfolio ... read more

Nationwide ASU Member Post-Budget Briefing

Nationwide ASU Member Post-Budget Briefing Next week’s federal budget is critical to the ... read more

Port Phillip doesn’t value its library staff !

Last week the ASU and delegates met with Council to discuss concerns for library staff who are ... read more

Brotherhood of St Laurence Meeting: Funding cuts could slash sector jobs

If Equal Pay is not funded in the upcoming budget, jobs and services will be cut. The Equal ... read more

Glenorchy ASU Survey: Enterprise Bargaining for your pay and conditions at work.

Congratulations. ASU members went all the way to Fair Work in the pursuit to have a say and ... read more

City of Melbourne ASU COVID-19 Update October 2020

The ASU and your Delegate team attended a meeting on 30th September. Delegates have reported read more

Maribyrnong Council Candidates Forum Update

On Wednesday the ASU hosted a forum for hopeful Maribyrnong Council candidates to answer ... read more

inTouch Consultation Update

The ASU has been advised consultation will commence this week with inTouch staff about a ... read more

Community Care Delegate’s Online Meeting

With the end of the second wave in Victoria hopefully in sight, the ASU has set up an online ... read more

Central Highlands Water – Have your say on a new EA

Your views are needed. Please tell us what changes you want to make the Central Highlands ... read more

Your Wages & Conditions at Wintringham ASU meeting next week

You are invited to an online meeting to discuss the proposal from management regarding the ... read more

Central Highlands Enterprise Bargaining for YOUR pay and conditions

Your ASU bargaining team participated in the second Central Highlands Council Enterprise ... read more

VicRoads members delivering vital service

While Victoria has been in an extended lockdown due to COVID19, ASU members at VicRoads are ... read more

HSRs – Occupational Health & Safety Conference

The 2020 Occupational Health & Safety Conference, run by Victorian Trades Hall Council, is ... read more

Delegate profile – Doc at Gippsland Water

Doc has been a union member for his whole working life, and he’s also an ASU a delegate at ... read more

Nominations Open: 2020 Tasmanian ASU Delegate/Member Awards

Nominations for the 2020 ASU Member and Delegate Awards are now open. This is your chance to read more

Federal Court sides with unions in Qantas JobKeeper case

On 24 September 2020, the Federal Court ruled that Qantas misinterpreted S 789GDA of the Fair ... read more

A fresh start at Glamorgan Spring Bay Council?

The issues at Glamorgan Spring Bay Council on Tasmania’s East Coast are well known to most in ... read more

What happens if we don’t Save Equal Pay?

ASU members are fighting to save equal pay. But what happens if we aren’t able to get the ... read more

DVRCV and DVVic delegates get active during organisational merge

What do a Disability Inclusion Advisor, a PVAW (Prevention of Violence Against Women) Trainer ... read more

ASU provides vital help for workers’ injury claims at the Salvos in Geelong

Workers compensation can be a daunting and complex area of workplace relations, as recently ... read more

Health and Safety Matters – a profile on Simon Hume

Health & Safety Reps make a real difference to safer workplaces. They are elected by their ... read more

Member Info Re Council Elections

It’s Council election time again. As residents and/or ratepayers you are all eligible to vote ... read more

We’re Getting Insecure Jobs Made into Permanent Jobs

Local Government workers provide essential services, but too many of these workers are employed read more

City of Launceston EA – ASU Log of Claims meetings

As per the ASU/City of Launceston MOU, it is proposed that bargaining for your new Enterprise ... read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement Update Meetings

The ASU and AWU will be holding meetings to update you on the next step in bargaining for your ... read more

Frankston City Council Excessive Use of Casuals

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Update on Aged Care Retention Bonus

The Aged Care Retention Bonus is an initiative of the Commonwealth Government originally ... read more

Single Site Arrangements Extended for Residential Care Workers

Timeline extended As members would be aware the Commonwealth Government made a recommendation, read more

Boroondara City Council Organisation Re-Design Stage 2 Update

The ASU has been notified that Council is undertaking an Organisation review and are in stage 2 read more

Moonee Valley Organisational Review and Staff Survey Update

On Monday afternoon your delegates attended a Central Consultative Committee meeting with your ... read more

Maribyrnong City Council Online Candidates Forum

With Local Council elections coming up, your union is running a candidate forum in Maribyrnong ... read more

Stonnington City Council Availability Allowance Dispute

The ASU put into dispute an interpretation issue regarding a specific clause in Appendix 5 ... read more

Have you registered for the OHS Representatives’ Conference?

The Occupational Health and Safety Conference which has been approved by WorkSafe Victoria is ... read more

Important Good Shepherd Members Update: Parental Leave Win

Your ASU Delegates and Organiser recently met with Human Resources. This meeting was to ... read more

Wellways ASU Update: Payroll Errors

The ASU has been contacted by Wellways to advise that they have recently identified two payroll read more

St John Ambulance Tasmania – Important ASU information

Some important workplace matters are happening at St John Ambulance. Excessive ... read more

Derwent Valley – Enterprise Bargaining Update and New Delegates Elected

Enterprise Bargaining Update Yesterday, ASU officials Aaron and Samantha visited DVC ... read more

New COVID-19 ASU Resources to Assist Delegates

We are rejoicing at the lowering daily COVID cases, knowing that every day these numbers drop ... read more

ASU Women’s Network Meeting – Gendered Violence in the Workplace

We‘ve made it easier than ever for members to connect with the ASU Women’s Network from the ... read more

Hydro Tasmania & Momentum Energy – ASU Site Visit

ASU Organiser Karen Tantari will be visiting the offices at Cambridge to meet with Hydro ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Log of Claims Meeting

The ASU will be holding a member meeting via MS Teams to endorse the proposed Log of Claims, to read more

HSR Conference 2020

You can now register for the Section 69 approved 2020 OHS Conference, being held on October 27 ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Why are Libraries still on a reduced roster?

Members will know the ASU has been campaigning for library staff to be put back on their full ... read more

ASU North East/Gippsland Regional Update

We know it can be tough delivering frontline services, so ASU Organisers Jeff Dingli and Cindy ... read more

Stonnington City Council Uniform Review

The ASU received notification from Stonnington City Council that they are planning to undertake read more

Salvation Army Box Hill – Funding Cuts Could Slash Sector Jobs

The Equal Pay rises in December each year for workers in the Social; and Community Sector have ... read more

MiCare Meeting: Funding cuts could slash sector jobs

If Equal Pay is not funded in the upcoming budget, jobs and services will be cut. The Equal ... read more

Latrobe City Council – Are you being heard in your workplace?

The ASU has identified that Early Learning/Children Services and Home Care members at Latrobe ... read more

New ASU organiser at Hepburn Shire Council

Being a member of the ASU means having an organisation by your side that has the experience and read more

Melton CC – New ASU organiser at Melton City Council

Being a member of the ASU means having an organisation by your side that has the experience and read more

ASU submission to the Inquiry into homelessness in Victoria

Congratulations on attending the ASU’s recent housing and homelessness meeting. We are now ... read more

A New Waste Authority for Victoria?

The Victorian Government is proposing to establish a new waste authority. DEWLP has released an read more

UAW Online Union Members Meeting

It was great to finally get some traction around members issues from management. This has been ... read more

Redundancies at Hobart Contact Centre

Earlier this week the ASU met again with Qantas management representatives to discuss the ... read more

YRSC Home care privatisation; Members meeting tomorrow

Last Friday the ASU held discussions with Members impacted by the notification of major change ... read more

Central Highlands Council Enterprise Bargaining ASU Update

Your ASU Union Bargaining team met with Central Highlands Council Management on Wednesday and ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Meeting at VincentCare Victoria

If Equal Pay is not funded in the upcoming budget, jobs and services will be cut. The Equal ... read more

City of Greater Bendigo Plant Maintenance Allowance

Are you or a fellow workmate required to take charge of plant and carry out routine maintenance read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council – Councillor Pledge

Will the election of a new Mayor and the appointment of a new General Manager be a defining ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council Enterprise Bargaining Update

With the current Moorabool Shire Enterprise Agreement expiring on June 30, 2020, ASU bargaining read more

VicRoads – Regional Victoria – moving to step three

With the Premier’s announcement yesterday that regional Victoria is moving to step 3, ASU has ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at CoHealth Connecting Communities

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Update at VincentCare Victoria

If Equal Pay is not funded in the upcoming budget, jobs and services will be cut. The Equal ... read more

Latrobe City Council – Happy Pay Day

It is time to celebrate the work of ASU Delegates and members in delivering good pay outcomes ... read more

Increase in services libraries can provide

For months we have been highlighting the important work of our library members during the ... read more

Derwent Valley Council ASU Site Visits to discuss your EBA negotiations

The ASU will be holding meetings across Derwent Valley Council worksites to discuss upcoming ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Haven Home Safe

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Central Highlands Council Draft log of claims

Bargaining for the replacement Central Highlands Enterprise Agreement commences this ... read more

Casey City Council Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU and other Unions met with Casey management a little over a week ago to recommence ... read more

Local Government delegates – Jobs and incomes under threat.

Our jobs and income have never felt more precious or under threat. As workplace union leaders ... read more

MPSC EA Update

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council management presented to unions at a recent meeting their ... read more

Crisis in Municipal Building Control Services

Over the last 10 months, we have been raising the issue of the crisis in Municipal Building ... read more

VicRoads EA9 Bargaining Continues

Negotiations are progressing around the new VicRoads Enterprise Agreement. Though we have been ... read more

Roadmap to re-opening workplaces

The state government have released their roadmap for re-opening workplaces. All going well ... read more

Cit of Port Phillip Reopening Libraries Update

Last week the State Government released its Roadmap to Recovery which included an update to ... read more

VicRoads COVID-19 Update

ASU Delegates are meeting weekly with VicRoads Management to discuss all of your concerns ... read more

North Richmond Community Health Newsletter

At a recent ASU members meeting there were many issues discussed including, OH&S issues in ... read more

Unions Tasmania Women’s Conference

The ASU warmly invites expressions of interest from women members to attend the annual Unions ... read more

Housing & Homelessness Meeting Wed 16 Sept

A lot is happening in the housing and homelessness sector right now. Working for Victoria, the ... read more

Assistant National Secretary, Linda White, departing the ASU

I am writing to let you know that our Assistant National Secretary, Linda White will be ... read more

Port Phillip CC -Update after Staff Consultative Committee meeting

Win for Fixed Term Contract Employees! ASU delegates and officials met on the 9th September ... read more

ASU meeting on Thursday about changes to Covid-19 restrictions

Yesterday the state government announced the Roadmap to Re-opening. The ASU has been working ... read more

Yarra Ranges Shire Council proposes to privatise home care

The ASU has received notification of major change to the Home & Community Care Program for ... read more

Wyndham CC – New ASU organiser at Wyndham City Council

Being a member of the ASU means having an organisation by your side that has the experience and read more

ERMHA – Online ASU meeting tomorrow afternoon at ERMHA

You are invited to a meeting to discuss proposed changes to support worker Level 3 position ... read more

12,000 jobs are at stake. We need you to do one thing right now.

Breaking: if Equal Pay is not funded by the federal government past December, up to 12,000 ... read more

Commitment to no stand-downs at City of Melbourne!

The ASU and your Delegates attended the CoM Staff Consultation Committee on Monday 7 ... read more

ASU members at UAW successes!

Your representatives have been bringing the concerns of members to the Staff Consultative ... read more

Manningham City Council Enterprise Bargaining Update Meeting

The ASU will be holding two paid meetings to discuss the status of Enterprise Agreement ... read more

Banyule City Council EA Update

Your bargaining representatives met with management yesterday to continue negotiations of a new read more

Casual Employees Update

With 2020 providing some of the most difficult challenges we have faced, casual employees have ... read more

ASU meeting on Thursday about changes to Covid-19 restrictions

Yesterday the state government announced the Roadmap to Re-opening. The ASU has been working ... read more

Glen Eira City Council Aged Care Update

Congratulations and thanks for your incredible work during these challenging times. We are ... read more

Shepparton CC – ASU fighting for your right to a secure job

ASU delegates met last week to discuss important concerns about Shepparton members rights at ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire Aged Care Privatisation

A couple of months ago Council put out a tender to contract out home and community care for all read more

Port Phillip CC -Cuts to staff hours and unlawful fixed term contracts at CoPP

ASU delegates at the City of Port Phillip met last week to discuss the following. Libraries ... read more

ASU meeting on Thursday about changes to Covid-19 restrictions

Yesterday the state government announced the Roadmap to Re-opening. The ASU has been working ... read more

ASU meeting on Thursday about changes to Covid-19 restrictions

Yesterday the state government announced the Roadmap to Re-opening. The ASU has been working ... read more

ASU meeting on Thursday about changes to Covid-19 restrictions

Yesterday the state government announced the Roadmap to Re-opening. The ASU has been working ... read more

ASU meeting on Thursday about changes to Covid-19 restrictions

Yesterday the state government announced the Roadmap to Re-opening. The ASU has been working ... read more

ASU meeting on Friday about changes to Covid-19 restrictions

Yesterday the state government announced the Roadmap to Re-opening. The ASU has been working ... read more

ASU meeting Friday on changes to Covid-19 restrictions

The state government yesterday announced the Roadmap to Re-opening. The ASU has been working ... read more

North Richmond Community Health – Notice of ASU Meeting

A meeting has been called for all members and interested staff at NRCH to discuss the many ... read more

UNION WIN: Bargaining to commence at Glenorchy City Council

The ASU and Council reported back to the Commission today in relation to our dispute on the ... read more

2020 ASU Tasmanian Delegate/Member Award Nominations

Nominations for the 2020 ASU Member and Delegate Awards are now open. This is your chance to ... read more

BSL Delegates – Virtual Intro to New ASU Campaigns Organiser

This is a virtual intro to new ASU Campaign Organiser Matthew Steen. Matt has joined the ASU read more

ASU Meetings at Sorell Council (Outdoor members)

ASU Organiser, Samantha Batchelor will be visiting to provide a union update and will be ... read more

ASU Meetings at Migrant Resource Centres TAS

ASU Organisers, Kath Milbourne and Samantha Batchelor will be visiting to provide a union ... read more

ASU Meetings at Brighton Council

ASU Organiser Samantha Batchelor will be visiting to provide a union update and will be ... read more

ASU meeting next Friday on changes to Covid-19 restrictions

The state government will be announcing the Roadmap to Re-opening this Sunday. The ASU has been read more

ASU meeting next Thursday on changes to Covid-19 restrictions

The state government will be announcing the Roadmap to Re-opening this Sunday. The ASU has been read more

ASU meeting next Friday on changes to Covid-19 restrictions

The state government will be announcing the Roadmap to Re-opening this Sunday. The ASU has been read more

Junction Support Services – Save Equal Pay

I would like to introduce myself, I’m Matthew Steen your new campaign organiser for the mighty ... read more

Children’s Services Delegates Meeting

Since COVID-19 begun, Early Learning Educators across Local Government have faced many ... read more

Gippsland Water: It’s time to update our Agreement

On Tuesday 1 September, your union representatives Ben, Reece and Cindy met with management to ... read more

Win for Children Services!

Many Councils across the state operate Early Learning Centres (ELC) recognising the importance ... read more

Homr Care update and advice on direction to work at a single site

We understand many of our members do not work across multiple sites. This newsletter is for ... read more

Re-opening Local Government Safely

Yesterday the Premier announced that the government will release its reopening roadmap on next ... read more

Health and Safety Representative Meeting

The ASU invites you to our Health and Safety Representative meeting. DATE: Thursday 17 ... read more

Workers Compensation – Know Your Rights

We sat down with Henry Pill, an Associate at Hall Payne Lawyers, to discuss the workers' ... read more

Good news at Glenorchy City Council

Rather than start negotiating on a new enterprise agreement, Glenorchy City Council brought in ... read more

‘FOR THE WORKERS ‘ – New ACTU Campaign

This pandemic has affected us all. But it is working people who have carried Australia through ... read more

Health and Safety is Union business

As part of the ASU’s ongoing commitment to the occupational health & safety of members, we ... read more

Delegate Profile – Simon Lund

My name is Simon Lund and have been a member of the Union movement for approx. 20 years.  I am ... read more

Delegate Profile – Benn Snell

Benn Snell is an Asset Officer at the Loy Yang Power Station and he’s been there for 12 ... read more

Delegate Profile – Marita Hagel

Over the last six and a half years at Melbourne City Mission, Marita Hagel has worked in a ... read more

Community Sector COVID-19 Charter

As the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds, workers in the community services sector are busier than ... read more

Home Care workers voices are being heard

The ASU has made four submissions to the Aged Care Royal Commission into Aged care Quality and ... read more

A win for Port Philip Children’s Services!

After a long drawn out review into the direct service provision of Children’s Services, Port ... read more

Champions in a Crisis

Victoria has been going through a very tough time. Still, through it all, members of the ASU ... read more

Banyule City Council Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Update

ASU Delegates and union bargaining representatives have been trying to negotiate a new ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Salvation Army Flagstaff Crisis Accommodation

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Update for ASU Library Members

A big thanks to everyone who came along to one of the Library Member Meetings this week, if ... read more

Update and advice on direction to work at a single site.

We understand many of our members do not work across multiple sites. This newsletter is for ... read more

Casey CC – Stands Down Lowest-Paid Workers Without Pay

City of Casey management has taken the disgraceful action of standing down its lowest-paid ... read more

Invitation: Eastern Workers Collective meeting (online event)

The ASU would like to invite all our members at Maroondah Council, Whitehorse Council and ... read more

Brimbank CC – CCW’s members meeting Tuesday 4pm

The ASU will be holding an online members’ meeting this coming Tuesday. The purpose of the ... read more

Some metro Councils continue to behave badly

Some Councils have stood workers down with no pay or limited assistance in response to stage 4 ... read more

Share Your Good Practice Pandemic Examples!

There’s lots of expectation on essential workers right now to meet all sorts of community needs read more

Cardinia SC – ASU Members Win

Our union is proud to be by your side and to announce a win! What’s happening? ✅  August: read more

Save Equal Pay – Nationwide Frontline Community and Disability Worker Meeting

In 2012 ASU members in community services and disability won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair ... read more

Glen Eira CC – Standing-down of 20 permanent library employees

The Glen Eira City Council announcement that 20 permanent library employees have been stood ... read more

Qantas and Jetstar to tender out some Airports ground operations work

Yesterday, Qantas Group made the shocking announcement. It intends to consider outsourcing ... read more

Glenorchy FWC Conciliation Outcome and Upcoming Union Meetings

The ASU met with Glenorchy City Council management at the Fair Work Commission this morning, ... read more

Frankston City Council – Stand Downs

Frankston City council have recently announced they will be standing down 18 staff from their ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Melbourne City Mission

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

CFA PTA UPDATE

In our previous email we described some serious concerns we have about the secondment ... read more

Submission to the Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria

A massive thanks to all of you for attending the ASU’s recent housing and homelessness meeting. read more

A win for Port Philip Children’s Services

After a long drawn out review into the direct service provision of Children’s Services, Port ... read more

Sunbury Community Health – Discussions with your CEO

Community sector workers just like you are performing critical work during the pandemic. ... read more

Boroondara City Council – Stand Downs

Boroondara City Council recently announced that 22 permanent School Crossing Supervisors have ... read more

Equal Pay Day Covid-19 Panel Discussion

Women have been disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Women already ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Berry Street

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Glenorchy City Council ASU Updates

Position Description Changes Have you been presented with changes to your Position Description read more

Darebin – Meeting About Darebin Fleet Policy

ASU Delegates and Officers met with Darebin management last week in regard to concerns about ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council EBA Member Meetings

MVCC has proposed a 12-month memorandum of understanding (MoU) in place of negotiating a new ... read more

Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

The ASU and AWU will be holding meetings to provide a report back from the recent Enterprise ... read more

City of Port Phillip Roster Reductions

The City of Port Phillip has decided to reduce the roster requirements of its parking officers ... read more

Wangaratta Rural City Council – Do you want to be a delegate?

The finalising of the Wangaratta Sports and Aquatic Centre is a positive move for the ... read more

BaptCare Tool of Trade Vehicle Changes

The ASU has been advised by some of our members that BaptCare is proposing to phase out tool of read more

Consultation continues at the FSU

ASU staff and representatives met with FSU Leadership on 20 August 2020 to continue discussions read more

Library Members Meeting Invite

The ASU will be holding a meeting of all ASU members in libraries, these meetings have been set read more

Glenorchy City Council ASU Update

Glenorchy City Council continue to freeze wages and delay Enterprise Bargaining Glenorchy City read more

Not a good start for Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

The ASU has written to your CEO this morning regarding a press release published yesterday by ... read more

ASU Concerns re FRV Ops Agreement

Late Monday, the Government agreed to final wording of a clause to go into the FRV Operations ... read more

COTA Enterprise Agreement Log of Claims Meeting

The ASU is about to start to bargain with management at COTA for a new Enterprise ... read more

The ASU will support council candidates who support you

Yesterday the Victorian Government announced that local government elections would go ahead. ... read more

Stonnington City Council – Stand-downs

Stonnington City Council recently announced that a further 30 permanent employees within the ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Salvation Army Crossroads – Coburg

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Hobsons Bay News for ASU members – August 2020

EBA Update The ASU wrote to management on 7 July outlining member expectations for a 2-year ... read more

Community Sector COVID-19 Charter

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, workers like you in the community services sector are busier ... read more

Greater Shepparton City Council Members Meeting

The Australian Services Union will be holding a members meeting to discuss member issues around read more

Moreland News for ASU members – August 2020

ASU consistently turning up to support members Only a licensed plumber can hook up a gas stove read more

Brimbank News for ASU members – August 2020

ASU Win Only a licensed plumber can hook up a gas stove and only a registered union like the ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council – Health and Wellbeing

The last six months haven’t been easy, and people who have had to work through the pandemic are read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Good Shepherd

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Bethany

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Launch Housing

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Wyndham News for ASU members – August 2020

Delegates applaud CEO’s decision to continue supporting employees. The ASU delegates committee read more

Canon – Forced Leave Arrangements in Melbourne

On the 12 August, Michael Rizzo from the ASU National Office in Melbourne, received a call from read more

Qantas Consultation Outcomes for Team Leaders in Hobart

The ASU is consulting with Qantas around the proposed reduction of three Team Leaders in ... read more

CoGG ASU Member Meetings

Having reviewed the draft proposed pay offer and leave management clause, it is time to discuss read more

TasWater – Proposed Changes to On-Call Roster Cycle in the South

TasWater has initiated consultation with the ASU and impacted employees concerning proposed ... read more

Hobart City Council STORMWATER – Change to Start and Finish Times

The ASU has been made aware of changes to the Stormwater crew’s start and finish times. This ... read more

Save Equal Pay & Membership Growth Briefing – Centre for Multicultural Youth

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Central Highlands Enterprise Bargaining Meetings – Your pay and conditions

You will have now received a copy of the Notice Employee Representational Rights (NERR) ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Anchor

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Cardinia Shire ASU Update

Making Negotiations Fair Your union, the ASU, and the Nurses Union, the ANMF, represented ... read more

Yarra Plently Regional Libraries Roster Change Process

The ASU has been assisting members who are potentially affected by the Roster Change process ... read more

Save Equal Pay & Membership Growth Briefing at Housing for the Aged Action Group

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Child & Family Services Ballarat

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

City of Melbourne ASU COVID-19 Update – August 2020

The ASU and your Delegates attended CoM staff consultation Committee on Monday 10 ... read more

FSU Announce Major Changes

ASU delegates and organisers met with FSU management yesterday to get an initial briefing on ... read more

City of Whittlesea ASU COVID-19 Update – August 2020

Access to new EBA entitlement The ASU and your Delegates have been meeting weekly with HR ... read more

Delegate Profile – Ben from Gippsland Water

This is Ben and he is an ASU Delegate at Gippsland Water. He works at the water treatment ... read more

Victorian Public Service Agreement 2020

The Community and Public Sector Union and the State Government have reached agreement on the ... read more

VicRoads failing to keep workers Covid-19 safe

Hundreds of VicRoads staff and customers have repeatedly been put at risk by VicRoads dismissal read more

We need JobKeeper extended to Victorian local Government

With stage 4 restrictions in Melbourne and stage 3 restrictions reintroduced into regional ... read more

Registered Unions making a difference in Moreland

The process of getting a new enterprise agreement at Moreland is just kicking off. It's ... read more

Insecure work wins are public health victories

ASU members have had big wins that are good for workers and good for the fight against ... read more

Mitchell Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Meeting

The Australian Services Union will be holding an important paid-time meeting. DATE: Monday ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Centacare Ballarat

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Introducing Matt Steen

The ASU is excited to announce that Matt Steen recently joined the SACS team as a campaign ... read more

SACS COVID-19 Information

In addition to restrictions on how we can live our lives, the Victorian Government has released read more

ASU Members at Mackillop Family Services Stand Together

A large group of workers at Mackillop Family Services’ Family Relationship Service in ... read more

Delegate Profile – Stefan Johns

This month we feature an ASU stalwart, a delegate for nine years and a Civil Engineer for the ... read more

Tasmanian COVID-19 Recovery Survey

The ASU is collecting member’s thoughts on the Covid-19 pandemic and information about how it ... read more

Anna Stewart Memorial Project

Female and non-binary ASU members who are looking to develop their skills and knowledge, make ... read more

Housing & Homelessness Members Meeting Coming Up

Do you work in homelessness, housing or a connected role? A lot is happening in housing and ... read more

City of Greater Geelong Proposed Leave Management Changes

The ASU has received a number of questions about CoGG’s proposed leave management ... read more

Buloke Shire Council Member Update

COVID-19 The ASU is continuing to work “By Your Side” to ensure members’ safety. We are also ... read more

Breaking: ASU members vote to campaign to Save Equal Pay. Take action now!

ASU delegates and activists from across Australia met at a mass meeting where endorsed our ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council COVID-19 Update

Last month there was a confirmed case of COVID-19 among the Moonee Valley City Council staff. ... read more

Library liaison, new restrictions, and your new Organising Committee

Following a nomination process last month, we can now announce that the new Library Liaison ... read more

Save Equal Pay Campaign Briefing at Star Health

In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ordered that Equal Pay ... read more

Geelong Regional Library Corporation – Positive Covid-19 Case

You have probably heard already that there has been a confirmed Covid-19 case recorded at the ... read more

SAVE THE DATE: Tasmanian Regional Delegates Conference 2020

Tasmanian ASU Delegates are invited to save the date for the 2020 ASU Regional Delegates ... read more

COVID-19 exposure at Loy Yang A

The Australian Services Union is by your side. We are devastated that the workplace systems at ... read more

Brimbank City Council Meeting Notice

The ASU has forced Brimbank City Council to back down on a refusal to let the ASU on-site to ... read more

Information on Covid-19 and the Community Sector

On Sunday 2 August,  the Victorian Government announced restrictions on how Victorians will ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Visitor Centre Staff Zoom Briefing

The Australian Services Union will be holding an online Zoom briefing in relation Glamorgan ... read more

Working for Victoria COVID-19 Update

As we are sure you’re aware the Victorian State Government has increased COVID-19 restrictions ... read more

ASU DVRCV and DVVic joint member meeting

Just like the Spice Girls sang in their 1996 classic, the two member and delegate groups across read more

New information about who can work during Stage 4

On Monday the Victorian Government announced restrictions on who will be able to work outside ... read more

City of Melbourne Enterprise Agreement Survey

The City of Melbourne has withdrawn the in-principle agreement agreed by your ASU ... read more

Brimbank City Council – ASU organiser refused entry to operations depot

ASU organiser Will Wyatt was refused access to hold discussions with ASU members yesterday ... read more

It’s Time For A Fair Go For Frontline Cardinia Shire Council Employees

The ASU is going to the Fair Work Commission to stand up for you the workforce that is ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania 2020 Collective Agreement – ASU Update Meetings

ASU Tasmanian Social and Community Services Coordinator Kath Milbourne will be holding the ... read more

Casey CC – Rejection of Casey Management’s Substandard Agreement

The ASU would like to thank members who cast a ballot in the recent vote rejecting the adoption read more

Stonnington City Council Outdoor Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding an urgent ASU outdoor only members meeting. DATE: Wednesday 5 ... read more

Please extend JobKeeper to all Victorian local government workers.

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Meeting for ASU Members in Local Government Who Are Unable To Work From Home

Are you an ASU member in local government in the Stage 4 affected area and not able to work ... read more

Glen Eira City Council Outdoor Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding an urgent management approved paid ASU Outdoor only members ... read more

NHVR – EA Ballot

Over the last few months your delegate team has been hard at work negotiating your Enterprise ... read more

Kingborough Council Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

Following two bargaining meetings, the ASU will be holding further meetings to report back and ... read more

VicRoads – Positive Coronavirus test at Geelong Customer Service Centre

The Australian Services Union is aware that a staff member at the Geelong Customer Service ... read more

Banyule City Council Online Member Forum

The ASU will be hosting an online member forum at Banyule City Council. DATE: Thursday 6 ... read more

Burnie City Council ASU Member Meetings – Indoors

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding a paid time meeting via Zoom for all Indoor members ... read more

Consultation Continues With Qantas in Hobart

Yesterday, Thursday 30 July 2020, ASU Tasmanian Coordinator (Aaron De La Torre), National ... read more

Moreland CC – Enterprise Agreement Update

Negotiations have begun to Consolidate your enterprise agreement. The Registered Employee ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council EA Update

Yesterday, the ASU held a Moorabool Bacchus Marsh Depot meeting to discuss the next steps in ... read more

Mornington Peninsula SC – In-Home Aged Care Request For Tender

As you would be aware Council has issued a Request for Tender for a contractor to take your ... read more

ASU Community Sector Mass Meeting

ASU community sector members are invited to join in on one of two mass Zoom meetings next ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Meeting Notice

The ASU will be holding another ASU member meeting. The purpose of this meeting is for you to ... read more

Crisis in Building Services

There is a crisis in local government building services. Colac-Otway Shire recently decided to ... read more

Pay reduction at Very Special Kids defeated!

The ASU legal team and members had a win in the Fair Work Commission today when VSK decided to ... read more

Important Home Care Delegates Meeting

The aged care workforce crisis has taken a dramatic turn for the worse under the COVID ... read more

Swan Hill Rural City Council – Representational Rights

Unfortunately, some areas of Swan Hill Rural City management are unaware of – or are ... read more

Aged care in Melbourne is being hit hard by this pandemic

Many of you will have been aware of the risks to yourself and your clients over the last few ... read more

Central Coast Council ASU Member Meetings re Wage increase offer

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding paid time meetings at Central Coast Council to ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Log of Claims – We need your input

Negotiations for a replacement Enterprise Agreement (all agreements being consolidated back ... read more

City of Casey EA Newsletter

Things to consider when casting your vote on the proposed Enterprise Agreement City of Casey read more

Burnie City Council ASU Members Win

You should have heard by now that BCC Management team have agreed to give all staff 3 days ... read more

Congratulations Maribyrnong ASU members!

It is time to celebrate the work of ASU Delegates and members in delivering good pay outcomes ... read more

Horsham Rural City Council Staff Consultative Committee

As you may be aware, the Enterprise Agreement now allows for direct staff representation, as ... read more

Mental Health Royal Commission Survey

We know that it must seem that you have been inundated with surveys lately, but this one is ... read more

Yarra City Council members Winners!!

Earlier this year the ASU on behalf of members wrote to Council requesting they investigate ... read more

Brimbank CC – Online Meeting for ASU Members this Wednesday.

The ASU will be holding an online meeting for ASU members on Wednesday 29 July. While ... read more

Yarra Ranges SC – Online Meeting for ASU Members on Thursday.

The ASU will be holding an online meeting for ASU members Thursday. While Organisers are ... read more

Melbourne CC – Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Meeting

ASU representatives attended a “without prejudice” enterprise agreement meeting on the 14th of ... read more

Berry Street The Orange Door – Know Your Rights –COVID-19 and Work

The ASU has received queries from members about COVID-19, Stage 3 restrictions and what this ... read more

Qantas Announces Redundancy Plans – ASU Disagrees

The ASU today met with Qantas management in relation to consultation on proposed changes to the read more

City of Kingston ASU Members Meeting

Following on from a recent ASU delegates meeting, the ASU is holding an online member meeting ... read more

Moreland City Council Members’ Meeting

The Australian Services Union will be holding a membership meeting to discuss concerns about ... read more

Mental Health Services Telehealth Survey

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced changes to many aspects of our lives including the way that ... read more

Glenorchy City Council Indoor Member Meeting – Wage Freezes

The Australian Services Union will be holding the following meeting for Glenorchy City Council ... read more

Glenorchy City Council Outdoor Member Meeting – Wage Freezes

The Australian Services Union will be holding the following meeting for Glenorchy City Council ... read more

City of Casey Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding a member meeting via MS Teams; DATE: Tuesday 28 July TIME: ... read more

The Aged Care Royal Commission is interested in you

Many thanks to all members who have assisted the ASU with our Aged care submissions to the ... read more

Mitchell Shire Council – COVID-19 Wearing of Masks

The below link contains information on the wearing of masks, this explains what types of masks ... read more

Home Care Delegates Committee Meeting Follow-up

Thanks to everyone who attend the home care delegates committee meeting last night. We had ... read more

Banyule Outdoor Workers and Masks

The ASU has received concerning reports of an absence of any leadership or direction to outdoor read more

Happy Pay Day Frankston City Council

It is time to celebrate the work of ASU Delegates and members in delivering good pay outcomes ... read more

Moira Shire Council Log of Claims Endorsement Meeting

The ASU will be holding a paid meeting for ASU members to endorse the revised Log of ... read more

City of Casey Enterprise Agreement Update

City of Casey management has unilaterally put an agreement out to employees to vote on. None read more

Face coverings mandatory for metropolitan Melbourne & Mitchell Shire

On Sunday the Premier announced that from 11.59pm on Wednesday 22 July face coverings will be ... read more

Bargaining with Burnie – Where to next?

On Tuesday 20 July, the Consultative Committee met to hear managements response to the 4 ... read more

Brimbank CC – In-Home Aged Care Members’ Meeting

The ASU will be holding an online members’ meeting for ASU members today. While Organisers ... read more

Department of Transport briefing re VPS EA

CPSU is conducting a briefing today, Wednesday 22 July for DoT union members regarding the ... read more

Geelong CC – ASU Members Meeting on Thursday afternoon

On Thursday afternoon the ASU will be holding an after-hours meeting to accommodate those who ... read more

City of Melbourne – ASU Members’ Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Meeting

ASU representatives attended a “without prejudice” enterprise agreement meeting on the 14th of ... read more

Central Highlands Water – ASU Members’ Meeting

The ASU will be holding an online members’ meeting for ASU members on Wednesday. While ... read more

6000 missing jobs: we need AviationKeeper now!

Around the country, airlines workers like you have been calling on the Australian Government to read more

Urgent Home Care Delegates Meeting – Rapid Response Needed

With the ongoing rates of COVID-19 cases and the state’s recent announcement for additional ... read more

Berry Street Northern Family Violence and The Orange Door Know Your Rights –COVID-19 and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding COVID-19, Stage 3 restrictions and read more

What do you think about these changes to your sector?

The Morrison Government has recently decided to increase the cost of social and community ... read more

Face coverings mandatory for metropolitan Melbourne & Mitchell Shire

Yesterday the Premier announced that from 11.59pm on Wednesday 22 July face coverings will be ... read more

Face coverings mandatory for metropolitan Melbourne & Mitchell Shire

Yesterday the Premier announced that from 11.59pm on Wednesday 22 July face coverings will be ... read more

Ballarat City Council Proposed Restructure and Meeting Notice

The ASU has been notified of consultation commencing around a proposed organisational ... read more

Face coverings mandatory for metropolitan Melbourne & Mitchell Shire

Yesterday the Premier announced that from 11.59pm on Wednesday 22 July face coverings will be ... read more

Face coverings mandatory for metropolitan Melbourne & Mitchell Shire

Yesterday the Premier announced that from 11.59pm on Wednesday 22 July face coverings will be ... read more

I am concerned with my employer’s response to face coverings

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Moreland CC – Covid-19 Know Your Rights

The ASU has been made aware of an employee at Moreland City Council testing Positive to ... read more

ASU Community Sector Newsletter

Public Housing Lockdown ASU community sector members recently expressed their deep concern ... read more

Good news for casuals at Shepparton

As part of a broader insecure work campaign, the ASU has been reviewing the use of casual work ... read more

Hobsons Bay News for ASU members – July Edition

URGENT EBA UPDATE After resuming negotiations on 25 July, HBCC management asked the Unions to ... read more

Moreland News for ASU members – July Edition

URGENT The Department of Health has advised that all aged care workers within Metro Melbourne ... read more

Brimbank News for ASU members – July Edition

URGENT! The Department of Health has advised that all aged care workers within Metro Melbourne read more

Yarra Ranges Shire Council Proposed Restructure

The ASU has been notified of proposed restructure of Yarra Ranges Shire Council assets and ... read more

Wyndham News for ASU members – July Edition

URGENT! Please see the email from acting CEO Kate Roffeyabout the proposed COVID19 leave ... read more

Horsham Rural City Council Staff Consultative Committee

As part of the enterprise agreement completed late last year Horsham Rural City Council, have ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania 2020 Collective Agreement – ASU Bargaining Update

Today, unions met with Anglicare to finalise negotiations regarding your wage increase for the ... read more

MVCC Update: Returning to Lockdown

The return to Stage 3 restrictions brings some challenges, both individually and industrially, ... read more

Whittlesea CC – ASU Members Update July 2020

The ASU has been informed by Council of a service review of the Fleet Services ... read more

Port Phillip CC – OH&S in Libraries

Recently the ASU has been contacted about several OH&S concerns within library ... read more

Public Sector COVID-19 Guidance Material

The Victorian Government have released updated information relating to the Covid-19 pandemic ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Update on ADO’s and reminder of today’s ASU member’s meeting

Yesterday your ASU representatives attended a Staff Consultative Committee meeting in which ... read more

City of Darebin – Happy Pay Day

It’s time to celebrate the work of ASU Delegates and members in delivering good pay outcomes ... read more

Aged Care Workers COVID-19 Update

The advice was received yesterday evening from the Department of Health that all aged care ... read more

Meeting for ASU Delegates in Local Government this Wednesday

COVID-19 restrictions were easing when we last met, but a lot has happened since then. Please ... read more

Hume CC – Update on ASU Member’s Meeting

Did you miss your ASU member’s meeting? ASU officials and members at Hume met via MS Teams ... read more

Pay increase at Moreland City Council!

It is time to celebrate the work of ASU Delegates and members in delivering good pay outcomes ... read more

Pay increase at Brimbank City Council

It is time to celebrate the work of ASU Delegates and members in delivering good pay outcomes ... read more

Yarra casuals Win!

ASU Yarra casual worker delegates Toby and Rafaella alongside delegate Barb Higgins have been ... read more

Breaking: Aviation members vote to ramp up AviationKeeper campaign. Take action now!

Last night we held one of the biggest ever online mass meetings of aviation workers in ... read more

Proposed Changes to Naloxone Supply by DHHS: We want to hear from you!

The ASU has been invited to comment on DHHS proposed changes to Victorian regulation to ... read more

Health and Safety Representative Meeting

The ASU invites you to our inaugural Health and Safety Representative meeting. DATE: ... read more

Moonee Valley ASU Member Meeting

The ASU will be holding an online members’ meeting for Moonee Valley Council ASU members ... read more

Shepparton City Council Win for all workers!

The ASU has been pushing for Council to offer conversion to long term casuals, and letters of ... read more

Urgent social and community services delegate and activist meeting: Save Equal Pay

Save Equal Pay In 2012 ASU members won 23% to 45% pay rises. The Fair Work Commission ... read more

VicRoads Stage 3 Restrictions and Drive Tests

Following the Premier’s announcement yesterday afternoon regarding the re-introduction of ... read more

City of Melbourne COVID-19 update July 2020

The ASU and your delegates attended a CoM staff consultation Committee meeting on Monday 29 ... read more

Our Watch Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Expressions of Interest open for Library Liaison Organising Committee

Expressions of Interest are now open to become a member of the Library Liaison Organising ... read more

It is time to restart negotiations at Cardinia Shire Council

We know that you and your workmates are working hard to keep delivering services to your ... read more

Public Housing Lockdown Update

Yesterday morning, nearly 100 ASU community sector and local government members participated in read more

Bethany Update – Bargaining, Purchased Leave & Quick Survey

ASU delegates and officials have continued to engage with Bethany to resolve the outstanding ... read more

City of Greater Bendigo ASU Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding an online members’ meeting for City of Greater Bendigo ASU members on ... read more

Moira Shire Council EA Update and Meeting Notice

As some of you may know Moira Shire has previously agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding ... read more

Central Goldfields Shire Council: HACC Workers Enterprise Agreement – Travel Arrangements

Your current EBA provides for travel allowance within the municipality to be paid as ... read more

Community Sector Alert: FV IR Monitor Survey, PLSL Sub, Pay Tables & Employment Services Petition

Portable Long Service Leave Update The ASU lodged Submissions last week into the review of the read more

Urgent Covid-19 Public housing lockdown members meeting

An urgent meeting has been called for ASU community sector members to raise any concerns you ... read more

Swan Hill Rural City Council Position Descriptions; Performance Annual Review; End of Band payments

Recently, members have raised queries regarding their rights and their entitlements relating to read more

Urgent all airlines workers mass meeting – Thursday 9 July at 7pm

Our aviation sector is still in crisis. We are working hard every single day pressuring the ... read more

Voting is about to begin at Yarra City Council

The ASU held two member meetings this week to provide an overview of the in-principle agreement read more

Wyndham City Council – Crisis on the Frontline

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

ASU Update – Brotherhood of St Laurence LAC & ECEI KPIs Meeting & Survey

The ASU is aware that KPI conversations are progressing at BSL. Draft NDIS KPI docs have been ... read more

CFA Post-transfer next steps – update your details

The transfer of staff to Fire Rescue Victoria is complete. ASU fought for members’ rights right read more

This is unfair for employment services workers.

The Fair Work Commission has decided that workers in Employment Services on the Labour Market ... read more

Hume City Council Members COVID-19 Update July 2020

CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE ASU Officers and Delegates attended a Consultation Committee yesterday ... read more

ASU Survey – Recovering from COVID-19

The last few months have seen workers everywhere face the challenges of job security, income, ... read more

Uniting AgeWell Update

In response to your concerns about reduced hours, the ASU has created a short survey to get ... read more

Salvation Army Update: Delegates Network & Recent Member Wins/Highlights

Some recent positive outcomes for Salvation Army members, due to union delegate and office ... read more

Home Care Delegates Meeting

We would love to see you at our next home care delegates committee meeting. DATE: Wednesday ... read more

Stop the Fee Hike on Social and Community Services Degrees

The Morrison Government has recently decided to increase the cost of social and community ... read more

Qantas lacks principles on JobKeeper – time to fight for what is rightfully ours

The saga with Qantas over JobKeeper continues. As we reported back in April 2020, Qantas ... read more

Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement Survey

The Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement is about to be re-negotiated, and we want to hear from ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council ASU Update

Organiser Update (ASU Organiser Luke Cherry) ASU Organiser Luke Cherry called a meeting for 28 read more

Former Maribyrnong and Hobsons Bay Home Carer’s

The ASU is updating contact details in our system that may not be correct. We still have you read more

Maribyrnong City Council ADO’s

You might have been pressured by management to take your ADOs before the end of the financial ... read more

Reintroduction of Stage 3 restrictions

Yesterday the Premier announced further restrictions for some areas. From 11:59pm tonight Stage read more

Assessing Risk: Working at CCL during the global pandemic

The ASU is by your side at CCL and across Victoria to make sure that everyone is healthy, safe ... read more

Essential Workers Deserve More

The Fair Work Commission recently announced the outcome of the annual wage review. From 1 ... read more

Delegate Profile – Gaby Bruning

Hi, my name is Gaby Bruning, and I have been an ASU delegate for just under a year. Advocacy is read more

Coronavirus Update

In the middle of a pandemic that knows no borders, the ASU has been front and centre supporting read more

Tasmania’s Next Wage Crisis?

There is no doubt that many employers are doing it pretty tough at the moment with the impacts ... read more

Tasmanian Essential Workers Deserve More

The Fair Work Commission recently announced the outcome of the annual wage review. From 1 ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania takes cuts off the table

In 2018, the ASU and other unions completed a lengthy bargaining process which saw many ... read more

South East Water Delegates initiate regular meetings with People and Safety

During the Covid-19 lockdown, it has been harder for members to get reliable information and ... read more

Delegate Profile – Lee-Anne Crans

Lee-Anne Crans will be a familiar face to many.  A former Anna Stewart Memorial  Program ... read more

Workplace Safety First at VicRoads

During the current pandemic, the ASU has worked to protect member’s jobs and to make sure all ... read more

CFA Urgent – Disputing Reviews – Contact ASU By Midday

Discussions are continuing between the Union and Government about how we can deal with those ... read more

There’s a crisis on the frontline

Last bushfire season and the current pandemic have reminded us of the importance of Council ... read more

New entitlement win at Mildura Rural City Council

ASU members who work in Information Systems at Mildura Rural City Council have had a big win ... read more

Fight For Aged Care Retention Bonus

ASU in-home aged care workers have been on the frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic. They ... read more

Excessive Leave Balances at Derwent Valley Council

Management at Derwent Valley Council has flagged with the ASU that they intend to address the ... read more

Hobsons Bay ASU Member Meetings – EBA Report Back

We finally returned to the bargaining table to resume EBA negotiations last week, and your ASU ... read more

URGENT: CFA Update and Meeting Reminder Today

Discussions between ASU and Government continued over the weekend regarding how to deal with ... read more

Hume City Council – Calling all ASU members to join in

The Morrison Government recently announced changes to the notification period for varying ... read more

ASU Keeps Up the Fight for Safety and Job Security at VicRoads

Local Issues – Heatherton Customer Limit, Positive Pakenham Test and Hot Spots The ASU ... read more

Calling all Children’s Services Delegates

Since COVID-19 begun, Early Learning Educators across Local Government have faced many ... read more

Latrobe Council ASU Member Meetings

ASU Tasmanian Coordinator Aaron De La Torre, and ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding a ... read more

Mildura Rural City Enterprise Bargaining Agreement

In November 2019 ASU members endorsed the draft EBA to allow MRCC to pay the first of three 2% ... read more

Qantas Group job losses announcement premature and must be reversed

Today Qantas has announced at least 6000 loyal hard working Qantas group staff will lose their ... read more

Our Watch Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Library Delegate and HSR Update

It’s been a weird a few months, but if there’s one positive to come out of this situation, ASU ... read more

NW/SW Delegates Meeting

Given the current environment that we find ourselves in, this one will be a virtual ... read more

Yarra City Council ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update No 3

Over the past few months, the ASU, your delegates and other unions have been attending meetings read more

Noise about restructuring and redundancy increases at Qantas — and lots more

Increasingly ASU members have been hearing first whispers, then murmurs and now seeing press ... read more

CFA PTA Members Meetings this Monday

The ASU and CFA are in ongoing discussions around the transfer of staff to FRV. We have ... read more

Huon Valley Enterprise Agreement Feedback Meetings

The General Manager has advised that he intends not to recommence bargaining for your ... read more

First of July pay increase at the City of Whittlesea!

It is time to celebrate the work of ASU Delegates and members in delivering good pay outcomes ... read more

Home Care ASU Delegates Update

Firstly, thank-you and congratulations to all carers who filled in the Home Care survey! We ... read more

Bendigo CC – ASU Member update and meeting notice

We’re getting in touch to update on you on discussions with your employer at the staff ... read more

Ballarat – ASU Organiser visit tomorrow

ASU Organiser Will Wyatt will be in Ballarat tomorrow Wednesday 24 June DATE: Wednesday 24 ... read more

Local Government Casual Workers Meeting

Recent service closures and stand-downs across local government have been acutely felt by ... read more

Unison – Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Kingston City Council ASU Member Update

Hours of work With these strange days of people working remotely, you need to be mindful of ... read more

Kingborough Council Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

Following the General Manager’s advice concerning your Enterprise Agreement and a subsequent ... read more

City of Port Phillip Your ASU Reps are holding management to account

ASU officials and delegates met with management today for the staff consultative committee ... read more

Our plan to protect your job in the COVID-19 recovery

Last night hundreds of ASU members who work in aviation around Australia met online and ... read more

EACH – Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Greater Shepparton EA Update

ASU Organiser Jeff Dingli will be holding a meeting to discuss the EA update around the MOU ... read more

Foundation House Update

The ASU received notice from Foundation House on 18 June that there is a Proposed Educational ... read more

Mitchell Shire EA Update

As you may be aware Mitchell Shire is recommencing Enterprise Agreement Bargaining and are ... read more

Eastern Domestic Violence Outreach Service (EDVOS) – Know your rights – Easing Restrictions & Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Good Shepherd – Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Anglicare cuts off the table!

Yesterday unions received confirmation that Anglicare is now willing to drop all of the ... read more

Berry Street Enterprise Agreement YES Vote Successful

The Berry Street enterprise agreement ballot has concluded, and the agreement was successfully ... read more

Geelong City Council make up ASU member meeting this week!

Last week the ASU hosted a member meeting via zoom, unfortunately, due to some City of Greater ... read more

Centacare Ballarat – Know your Rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Ballarat Child & Family Services – Know your Rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

South East Water Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Urgent meeting for ASU members in airlines – protecting your jobs in the COVID-19 recovery

There is an urgent meeting for all ASU members who work in airlines this Thursday at 7pm AEST – read more

Enterprise Agreement Report Back Meetings

For those members who are working from home, the ASU has facilitated a zoom meeting to enable ... read more

Berry Street Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

ASU and CFA back at Fair Work

Following last week’s debacle in which transferring staff were asked to decide about their ... read more

Launch Housing Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor Submission Survey

The Royal Commission into Family Violence (RCFV) saw unprecedented investment and efforts to ... read more

Hobart City Council EA Report Back Meetings

Following the General Manager’s advice in relation to Council’s financial situation and your ... read more

ASU Library Delegates and HSRs Meeting

I’m getting in contact to give you the details of our next library meeting being held on ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Member Update

Last week members attended an online member meeting to discuss concerns happening around Moonee read more

Early learning in a Pandemic

Local Government Children’s Services are facing a funding crisis due to the fee gap since the ... read more

CFA Update – ASU Initiates Dispute Re FRV Transfers

Just when we thought this process could not get any worse, the union has been informed that ... read more

Melbourne City Mission Frontyard: Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Burnie City Council Wage Freeze Proposal

Burnie City Council has proposed a 0% wage increase for all employees for 2020/2021 and to also read more

Glenorchy City Council Enterprise Agreement proposal meetings

The ASU welcomes the news that Glenorchy City Council intends to honour their obligations to ... read more

ASU Online Briefing for GSBC Visitor Centre Members

The Australian Services Union invites you to attend a web session to discuss recent ... read more

Resumption of Drive Tests – Conditions

VicRoads delegates and ASU officials have been in lengthy discussions with senior management ... read more

Port Phillip CC – ASU Delegates Report Back to Members

ASU delegates and officials met last week to discuss updates from Library, children’s services, read more

Greater Geelong Members Meeting

Last month Geelong members came together for an online ASU meeting to ask questions, raise ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Childrens Services Follow up Member Meeting

Port Phillip Childrens Services Follow up Member Meeting ASU delegates and Organiser Hayley ... read more

ASU Members Meeting at Whittlesea City Council June 23rd

The Morrison Government recently announced changes to the notification period for varying ... read more

New ASU Delegate is Formally Elected at Yarra City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU member Rafaella Mcdonald has now been formally elected ... read more

New ASU Organiser at Central Highlands Water

We are always looking to find better ways to represent ASU members and to be by your side at ... read more

ASU Anglicare Collective Agreement Update

Unions representing staff at Anglicare have been working hard to try and finalise your new ... read more

Tasmanian Members Forum – Changed Login Details

Dozens of ASU members have said that they intend to log in for our first online Tasmanian ... read more

Depot Meetings at Banyule City Council Next Week

ASU organiser Will Wyatt will be holding union meetings at the following workplaces next ... read more

Banyule Operations and Parks & Gardens Depot Meetings

ASU Organiser Will Wyatt will be holding union meetings at the following workplaces next ... read more

ASU TAKES CFA TO FAIR WORK OVER FSR CONSULTATION

More than a year after the Fire Services Reform Act was passed, CFA finally got around to ... read more

Service Recovery Program Consultation – Have Your Say

VicRoads have provided the ASU with information regarding the Service Recovery Program, ... read more

Centracare Ballarat – Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what this ... read more

Melbourne City Mission: Know your rights – Easing Restrictions and Work

The ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what ... read more

Building Solidarity: ASU member-only session about all things merge

Your delegates have been working hard behind the scenes to consult with members ever since ... read more

Salvation Army Social Housing Services Sunshine – ASU member meteing

ASU has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of restrictions and what this ... read more

Delegate Profile – Leonie Davey

Hi. My name is Leonie Davey and I recently became an ASU Workplace Delegate at Mind ... read more

Fighting a wage freeze at Very Special Kids

Just last week Very Special Kids started the process to freeze the wages of its ... read more

OHS Win for ASU Workers Employed at Berry Street Clarkson Unit

ASU members at the Berry Street Clarkson Unit work with statutory clients – in a residential ... read more

Standing Up for Member’s Rights

The Victorian Government has created a new organisation, Fire Rescue Victoria, which will ... read more

Expert Industrial Advocacy in the Energy Sector

Just last week an ASU member working in the energy sector saw the value of having the ASU by ... read more

Delegate Profile – Brett Thompson

Brett Thompson has been a delegate at Lend Lease Coliban for ten years. Lend Lease Coliban is ... read more

ASU Members Round the Grounds at Wyndham City Council

EBA Update - ASU Members stand together and win! As you know the ASU received official ... read more

Safe Steps Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

Cohealth Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

Win Win for Tasmanian Local Government and Social and Community Services

The ASU has been working closely with Tasmanian Councils impacted by the closure of ... read more

Fire on the Front Line

While many industries were slowing down, and many people were setting up to work from home, ASU read more

Delegate Profile – Jenni Hickey – City of Hobart

This month’s Delegate profile comes from Jenni Hickey from City of Hobart. Jenni has been a ... read more

Win for parks crew at South Gippsland Shire

ASU Delegate at the Leongatha Depot, Gary Beard, stood up for members in the Parks crew and won read more

Secure Work for ASU Members at Greater Shepparton

The ASU is making real progress moving workers toward more secure and stable work at Greater ... read more

Keeping hundreds of ASU members working

Hundreds of local government workers are going to work today and getting paid this fortnight ... read more

Stand up for Yarra Casuals

ASU officials are proud to work with ASU delegate Barb Higgins and casual delegates Raf ... read more

Member Feedback Required: DVRCV Direction to Return to Office-Based Work

Unfortunately, recently DVRCV failed to consult with impacted members and their union and ... read more

New ASU Delegate is formally elected at Wyndham City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU members Racheal Spearman and Clare Noonan have now been read more

Uniting – What’s your most pressing workplace issue?

The ASU has been running online Zoom information sessions throughout the pandemic on topics ... read more

Quantum Support Services Members Meeting

Members have recently raised issues about Quantum Support Services attempts to reduce or fail ... read more

Home Care Delegate’s Meeting – Getting our survey out

Our next home care delegates meeting will be taking place this afternoon DATE: Wednesday 3 ... read more

Whittlesea CC – Report-back on Staff Consultative Committee Meeting

Yesterday, ASU officials and workplace delegates attended the quarterly Staff Consultative ... read more

ASU City of Hume Members COVID-19 update June 2020

The ASU and your delegates have been having meaningful consultation and negotiations with City ... read more

ASU City of Melbourne Members COVID-19 update June 2020

The ASU and your delegates attended a City of Melbourne Staff Consultative Committee Monday 25 ... read more

MVCC Home Care Update & Members Meeting

Consultation regarding upcoming changes The ASU has been notified of changes taking place in ... read more

UAW Members Meeting Wednesday 3 June

The ASU requested an urgent meeting with management to discuss mounting concerns from members ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Members’ Meeting

Last month, ASU members from Moonee Valley came together for our first rank and file member ... read more

Wombat Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment and Enterprise Bargaining update

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

Library Delegate and HSR Meeting

The Australian Services Union invites you to the next meeting for all ASU Library delegates and read more

Centre for Multicultural Youth: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

BSL Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

Southern Midlands Council Agreement variation request – ASU survey and meetings

As many of you are aware Southern Midlands Council has approached the ASU regarding your ... read more

Thank you to our ASU Early Learning Educators!

Last week we celebrated Public Education Day and the central role that public schools, ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – Negotiations to Re-start in June

It took another trip to the Fair Work Commission but the ASU has finally got a commitment from ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania 2020 Collective Agreement Bargaining Update

In 2018 the outcome of an extensive bargaining process achieved many significant improvements ... read more

Quantum Support Services – Urgent Update on Flexi-Time

Quantum Support Services is still refusing to honour Flexi-Time arrangements, for some staff, ... read more

Kingborough Council Attempts to Postpone Bargaining

The ASU is angry at Council’s unilateral decision to postpone bargaining until early 2021 and ... read more

170 people already supported your bid to get the retention bonus!

The ASU megaphone petition calling on Minister Colbeck to ensure all CHSP home carers received ... read more

Mass Member Meeting at Shepparton – Worker’s rights at risk!

The Government recently announced changes to the notification period for variations of ... read more

Foundation House Important EA Update and Survey

After considerable success, the ASU bargaining team are close to finalising bargaining with ... read more

GREAT WIN for ASU members at CoPP

CoPP has confirmed that it is ditching its proposed roster of 20.8 FTE and working towards ... read more

Southern Midlands Council – Agreement Variation Request

As many of you are aware Southern Midlands Council has approached the union regarding your ... read more

Out of Home Care Update

The ASU has been working with members across Out of Home Care (OoHC) on issues relating to ... read more

VicRoads Return to Service & Agency Conversion

RETURN TO SERVICE Following on from our Zoom Members Meeting on Monday night, ASU ... read more

Berry Street – Open Place / RAV Update

The ASU has had numerous exchanges with Berry Street HR and management in relation to the ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Information Centre Closures

We understand that you have now received a communication from Council in relation to the ... read more

Anglicare Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

SAVE THE DATE: Tasmanian Members Forum

The Australian Services Union will be holding an online member meeting for all ASU members in ... read more

Maribyrnong City Council Member Update

Recently you were told by Maribyrnong management that changes to accrued days off and time in ... read more

Vote “No” To Very Special Kids Proposed Wage Freeze

The ASU is concerned that Very Special Kids (VSK) plan to put a wage freeze to a vote. The ... read more

City of Yarra ASU members push for casual redeployment

You may have heard that 442 casuals have been stood down by City of Yarra. Councils have been ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire HACC – Your job, your future

The Australian Services Union will be holding a meeting to discuss Mornington Shire Council’s ... read more

EACH Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

Women’s Minister Speaks to Us: Once in a lifetime opportunity to gain workplace equality!

Victorian Minister for Women, Gabrielle Williams was due to speak at our Women’s Conference to ... read more

Anchor Member Meeting: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding easing of ... read more

Wathaurong: Know your rights – Returning to the office environment Meeting

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding the need to ... read more

Libraries Meeting Tomorrow at 12.30pm

By now you’ll know that the State Government has announced that libraries will be allowed to ... read more

Banyule CC – ASU Meeting This Thursday

A meeting will be held this Thursday to discuss the issues affecting members of Banyule City ... read more

Easing Restrictions: What does it mean for you? Tips & Report Back to Members

Schools start returning this week and restrictions are slowly being relaxed. The Victorian ... read more

$600 aged care retention bonus not for everyone?

The ASU has written to Minister for Aged Care Richard Colbeck to demand the Retention Bonus for read more

Cardinia SC – Bargaining Update

Your union, the ASU, is proud to announce that we are meeting your employer on Wednesday 27th ... read more

BSL – KPI Working Group Update

Acting on an ASU request, the KPI working group recently reconvened to discuss workload ... read more

Services & Facilities to Re-Open Monday 1 June

Yesterday the Premier announced the limited re-opening of libraries, leisure centres (swimming ... read more

Libraries Are Able To Open On Monday 1 June

Yesterday the Premier announced the limited re-opening of libraries from Monday 1 June. We are read more

City of Port Phillip ASU Library Member Meeting

ASU officials and delegates have been in discussions with your management regarding ... read more

CoPP Childrens Services ASU and Management Meeting

ASU delegates and Organiser Hayley Davis met with Children Services management on Friday to ... read more

Berry St Voting to commence soon – it’s time to have your say

Berry St ASU delegates have worked hard to negotiate a new Enterprise Agreement that upholds ... read more

ASU Meetings at Southern Midlands Council

The ASU has received a proposal from Southern Midlands Council in relation to your Enterprise ... read more

Australian Services Union Meetings – GCC Wage freezes

The ASU will be holding the following meetings for members. These meetings will be to ... read more

Navigating the New Normal

ASU Delegates & HSR’s have met over the last week to discuss the challenges of re-opening ... read more

Where’s my $600 retention bonus?

The ASU has written to Minister Colbeck about guaranteeing the Retention Bonus for all aged ... read more

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Home Care Meetings

The ASU is contacting you to ensure that you have had an opportunity to hear information on the read more

Zero wage increase at Glenorchy City Council?

As many of you are aware Glenorchy City Council has outlined an intention to delay enterprise ... read more

Should Drive Tests Resume: Urgent Response Required

The State Government is planning to bring back drive tests as soon as it is safe to do so, and ... read more

ASU Update For Eastern Regional Libraries

Based on the serious concerns of ASU members, the union raised a dispute with Eastern Regional ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Council meeting Outcome on Children’s Service Policy Review

At last night's Council meeting, officers presented a recommendation to defer the Children's ... read more

Local Government Delegates & HSR’s Zoom Meeting

Yesterday we held a great meeting for Delegates and HSR’s with 100 ... read more

What MPSC haven’t told you

The first of several ASU consultations with MPSC Aged and Disability support staff was held ... read more

Hume Children’s Services ASU Member Meeting

The ASU has been in touch with delegates and management to get feedback on how Council are ... read more

Malop Street Bullying Update & Tips for Responding to Bullying

The ASU has for some months been trying to get BCYF management to agree to meet with ASU ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council Bargaining update

After extensive consultation with ASU members & delegates the ASU has compiled your log of ... read more

Brimbank CC – In-Home Aged Care Transition Update

Last week the Australian Services Union wrote to Brimbank City Council about their proposal to ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Important ASU Advice On Disputed Roster Changes

Following the library members meeting today, the ASU has spoken to Council this afternoon about read more

149 Casuals at Shepparton likely to be eligible for permanent roles

Since the last update to members, which included figures provided by Council showing that 348 ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU and HACSU met with Anglicare on Thursday 7 May to further discuss your 2020 Enterprise ... read more

ASU meeting for MPSC Aged and Disability staff on proposed contract

The ASU has been in discussions with your employer over the last twelve months to maintain ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Wyndham City Council

ASU members Racheal Spearman and Clare Noonan have formally nominated to become ASU delegates ... read more

ASU City of Port Phillip Library Member meeting Update

The ASU will be holding a member meeting for library members next week to provide a report back read more

Port Phillip CC – Children’s Services Member Meeting Update

Last night ASU members in Children's Services met to discuss how centres are managing amid the ... read more

Greater Shepparton City Council – 2020 Enterprise Agreement 12 month Extension Update

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown situation, and the uncertainty of the next few months, I have met ... read more

New ASU Delegate Elected at Wyndham City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU member Taufiq Ahmed has now been formally elected as ... read more

ASU Update On Reopening Libraries and Helping Other Library Members

On Tuesday your library delegates met to discuss what’s happening around the State and the next read more

Clarence City Council offers 0% wage increase – ASU Mass Meeting

ASU Organiser Karen Tantari, along with the ASU’s Tasmanian Coordinator, Aaron De La Torre, ... read more

Easing Restrictions – What does it mean to you? Zoom Sessions 20 & 21 May

Easing of restrictions has been announced by the Premier, but what does this mean for community read more

CoGG Update: Forced Leave & EBA – Rights, Responsibilities and Rumours

Enterprise Agreement Negotiations The latest discussions around your EBA have involved looking read more

Wathaurong ASU Member Meeting: JobKeeper

The Australian Services Union has received numerous queries from members regarding Wathaurong ... read more

Home Care Delegates Meeting on Retention Bonus

Our next home care delegates meeting will be taking place on: DATE: Wednesday 20 May TIME: ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Library Members Update

ASU officials and delegates have been in discussions with your management to identify further ... read more

CHSP transition news and member survey

The Australian Services Union has been invited by Brimbank to advance the members preference on read more

Brotherhood of St Laurence – ASU Member Meetings: ADOs, KPIs & Job Keeper

The ASU was successful in having BSL agree to implement a trial of monthly ADOs for full-time ... read more

ASU Home Care Members Update

ASU home care delegates from across the State joined our online network meeting to discuss ... read more

Good Shepherd – Enterprise Agreement Update

With the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, all parties agreed in mid-March to put a hold on ... read more

Local Government Delegates & HSR’s Zoom Meeting

A meeting will be held to discuss the future easing of COVID-19 restrictions. DATE: Tuesday ... read more

ASU Mass Meeting: Northern Midland Council – Proposed 2020 0% Wage increase

The ASU will be holding a mass meeting for ASU members and non-members via video conference and read more

ASU Mass Meeting at Hobart City Council

The ASU will be holding a mass meeting via video conference (with teleconference dial-in also ... read more

Update on ERL’s decision to reduce hours and pay

Following on from the members meeting yesterday and subsequent discussions following requests ... read more

Moira Shire Council EA Update and Survey

Moira Shire had agreed to a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) for an extension of the current ... read more

Library Lockdown Survey

Yesterday we conducted a survey on whether libraries should re-open or not. We had a 30% ... read more

ASU library delegates meeting

The ASU will be holding a Library Delegates meeting on Tuesday 12 May. Please attend to discuss read more

ermha 365 Members Meetings 20 & 21 May

ASU membership at ermha365 has been steadily growing. Along with that members are now ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – Have you lost overtime?

The ASU has received information that overtime is being changed, without proper ... read more

ASU Members Round the Grounds at Wyndham City Council

COVID-19 Your ASU Industry Organiser and Campaign Organiser have been meeting with your ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

The Australian Services Union is recommending that everyone vote yes to extending your current ... read more

Melbourne CC – ASU Children’s Services Meeting

The ASU will be holding a member’s meeting for Early Childhood Educators at the City of ... read more

Should Libraries Re-Open: Urgent Response Required

The current restriction on public libraries opening to the public ends at midnight on Monday 11 read more

Melbourne CC – ASU Covid-19 update May 2020

ASU Office and Delegates attended CoM staff consultation Committee Wednesday 6 May. The CEO ... read more

HACC Members Meeting at Wyndham City Council

The ASU will be holding a management-approved paid meeting for HACC members to provide an ... read more

Port Phillip CC – ASU Children Services Meeting

The ASU will be holding a member’s meeting for Early Childhood Educators at the City of Port ... read more

New COVID-19 Industrial relations framework for State Public Sector

The State Government today announced a new IR framework to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 ... read more

Melbourne Water – ASU Member Enterprise Agreement Vote

Bargaining and drafting has finally concluded for the new Melbourne Water Enterprise ... read more

Uniting Job Keeper Application Request

The ASU has been notified by members that Uniting sent an urgent email to all Uniting staff ... read more

Wathaurong: COVID-19 Working from Home Monitoring

The ASU has been attempting to engage with WAC regarding COVID-19 and working from home issues ... read more

ASU media release – Treasurer Tim Pallas Abandons Casual Council Workers

The Andrews Government has abandoned casual local government workers who are out of work due to read more

VicRoads – Update On Salary Maintenance – Reduced workload

The ASU has reached agreement with VicRoads about the provision of salary maintenance to staff ... read more

Sacred Heart Mission – Reduction of Hours Consultation

Yesterday, Sacred Heart Mission notified the ASU that they have commenced consultation with ... read more

Port Phillip CC – Library Member Update

Yesterday, ASU Officials and Reps met with Council to discuss the proposed reduction in library read more

ASU All Maribyrnong Employees Meeting

We’re getting in contact to update you on the 150 staff that Maribyrnong Council terminated in ... read more

Phillip Island Nature Park – Conservation Jobs Protected

Congratulations to our members at Phillip Island Nature Park. Your vital work in conservation ... read more

Incolink – ASU Meeting With Incolink Management Tomorrow

The ASU has been contacted by management at Incolink who have requested to meet the ASU to ... read more

Central Coast Council Updates

During these unprecedented times and as we continue to move forward into the ‘unknown’, we ... read more

Eastern Regional Libraries – Reduction of Hours and Pay

The ASU has been advised that Eastern Region Libraries management has started to send letters ... read more

Open Place ASU members meeting

DHHS recently announced Relationships Australia Victoria (RAV) will be the new provider of Open read more

Citywide Update May 2020

ASU Organiser and Delegates have been engaging in ongoing discussions with management in regard read more

SCHDS Award Update – ASU Applies for COVID-19 Care Allowance

Disability workers have a challenging job at the best of times, but it’s twice as hard during ... read more

New ASU Delegate is Formally Elected at Stonnington City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU members Hugh McKinnon and Dalique Knight have now been ... read more

ASU Early Learning Educator Delegate Meeting Update

On Thursday night delegates in Early Learning across local government met via Microsoft Teams ... read more

Glenelg Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU had started the process of bargaining for your next enterprise agreement at Glenelg ... read more

Corangamite Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU had started the process of bargaining for your next enterprise agreement at Corangamite read more

Port Phillip CC – ASU Update For Library Members

Yesterday the ASU was informed by Council that they had determined to reduce library services ... read more

TasNetworks Enterprise Agreement Ballot Disappointment

As you may be aware voting for your new Enterprise Agreement closed on ... read more

Update: Roster Changes at Uniting Residential Units

Further to the newsletter circulated earlier this week, ASU delegate and HSR, Dean Barnett, and read more

Anglicare Tasmania Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU, HASCU and ANMF will be meeting with Anglicare next Thursday 7 May to further discuss ... read more

Unpaid Wages Recovered

ASU members at a southern Tasmanian council have received significant amounts of back pay for ... read more

Delegate Profile – Shaun Minehan, Kingborough Council

Sean Minehan has been employed at Kingborough Council for 16 years and has been a proud ASU ... read more

Workplace Safety Wins for Out of Home Care Workers

During this unprecedented time, ASU members who work in Out of Home Care have faced issues ... read more

JobKeeper update for members

For the last three weeks, the ASU along with other Australian unions have been campaigning ... read more

ASU continued representation of members in reportable conduct investigations

ASU members in residential out of home care, and other roles with children and young people in ... read more

Water Industry Update

Back in late March, the Australian Services Union wrote to all public sector water authorities, read more

Public Sector Entitlements

The Covid-19 pandemic is causing big changes at public sector workplaces across ... read more

Energy Industry Update

All, in all, Australian Services Union members in the energy sector have fared quite well ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – A Clear Mandate For Formal Action On EBA

After HBCC CEO Aaron van Egmond wrote to the ASU on 17 April 2020 advising that “…management ... read more

The Fight Continues In Local Government

As members throughout local government would know, the ASU launched campaign efforts to ensure ... read more

Retaining jobs in local government

Some local government employers are doing everything they can to support their communities by ... read more

When things are tough the ASU is by your side

The ASU is a union of workers that support each other to get real change in the workplace or ... read more

Citipower Powercor Update and Survey

Following on from a pause in negotiations while Citipower-Powercor assessed its financial ... read more

Is your employer naughty or nice?

Across Victorian local government, some councils are what they can to keep workers employed. ... read more

Mind Australia Changes – Ensure Your Voice Is Heard

Your ASU representatives have been advised that MIND is in the process of some major ... read more

Qantas – ASU wins on payroll, stand-downs! But still lots more to do & fix

ASU members want Qantas to pay them the right amount and on time. How hard can it be? But many ... read more

Derwent Valley Council – Members in Child Care Receive Back Pay

The ASU have been in conversation with Derwent Valley Council’s executive management team for ... read more

ASU City of Port Phillip Member Update

ASU Organisers and Delegates have been meeting regularly to discuss how members are managing ... read more

ASU Home Care Delegates Meeting

ASU members have made some good progress on their claims for improved consultation and ... read more

QVM COVID-19 Update

The ASU and your delegates met with QVM last Friday 24 April to discuss the present COVID-19 ... read more

Wyndham City Council Members Meeting

Last week the Federal Government announced changes to Enterprise Agreements that will allow ... read more

Roster Changes at Uniting Residential Units

The ASU has been made aware that Uniting is proposing to make changes to rosters in the RESI ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Mass Member Meeting

We’re getting in contact with you because your union delegates have organised a mass member ... read more

Stonnington City Council Stand Downs

The Stonnington City Council announcement that 246 employees have been stood down which ... read more

City of Port Phillip Mass Member Meeting

Last week the Government announced changes to Enterprise Agreements that will allow employers ... read more

Salvation Army JobKeeper Update

The ASU has been made aware that The Salvation Army is applying for the federal government’s ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at City of Port Phillip

ASU member Nabil Aklan formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at City of Port Phillip in ... read more

HBCC leadership too busy to resolve EBA dispute

The ASU has been pushing HBCC leadership to meet with us about finalising the EBA dispute that ... read more

GRLC must support casual workers

Casual staff are critical to the success of Geelong Regional Library Corporation. Every day, read more

Melbourne CC – COVID-19 update April 2020

The ASU and your Delegates attended a CoM Staff Consultative Committee last Thursday 23 ... read more

Burnie CC – ASU Mass Meeting – COVID-19 Update

All ASU members at Burnie CC are invited to attend our next paid time ASU meeting via Zoom (or ... read more

City of Melbourne OCS members COVID-19 update

OSC Members who are taking up the secondment with DHHS The ASU has requested further ... read more

Quantum Support Services Update on Flexi-Time

Flexi-Time While Working From Home Following on from the newsletter sent yesterday, the ASU ... read more

Stand downs at Maroondah City Council

Maroondah City Council’s announcement that dozens of workers will be stood down is a terrible ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Stonnington City Council

ASU members Hugh McKinnon and Dalique Knight have formally nominated to become ASU delegates at read more

Kingston City Council JobKeeper Program Update

Hopefully, you are aware that the ASU has been in discussions with Kingston City Council ... read more

COVID-19 DHHS Community Sector Guidance Material

With the COVID-19 pandemic causing so much or our work and private lives to be turned upside ... read more

Quantum Support Services – Update on Flexible Hours and Call for More Delegates

Flexible Hours while Working from Home The ASU has been made aware that Quantum Support ... read more

City of Whittlesea COVID-19 Update Flexible working Guidelines

ASU Organisers and Delegates have been in discussions with management regarding Flexible ... read more

Hume City Council Members COVID-19 Update

ASU Organisers and Delegates have been meeting regularly to discuss how members are managing ... read more

Leisure Services Delegates Employment Security Under COVID-19

The Australian Services Union writes to you in support during this difficult period of ... read more

Burnie City Council ASU Mass Meeting – COVID-19 Update

All ASU members at Burnie CC are invited to attend an important paid time ASU meeting via Zoom ... read more

Stand-downs at Whitehorse Manningham Libraries

The Whitehorse Manningham Libraries announcement that dozens of workers will be stood-down is a read more

Stand-downs at Whitehorse City Council

Whitehorse City Council’s announcement that dozens of workers will be stood-down is a terrible ... read more

Children’s Services delegates and members meeting

Childcare delegates across local government are invited to a meeting via Microsoft Teams for ... read more

Melbourne City Council Casual Conversion

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council 3-month delay proposed for EBA

Moonee Valley City Council management has proposed a 3-month ‘pause’ for the EBA bargaining ... read more

VicRoads Update

Salary Maintenance (Special Leave) To Commence As advised last week, VicRoads are set to ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Wyndham City Council

ASU member Sherri Sparrow has formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at Wyndham City ... read more

Childcare Meeting Followup – Feeback Needed

At the last Children’s Services Meeting, members and delegates agreed that we need to have a ... read more

Shepparton City Council Casual Conversion

Local government workers provide vital frontline services to the community. But years of ... read more

ASU Delegate Nomination at Yarra City Council

ASU member Kate Patena has formally nominated to become an ASU delegate at Yarra City ... read more

New ASU Delegates Elected at Yarra City Council

The ASU is excited to announce that ASU members Eugenio Torcasio and Linden Jesensek have now ... read more

Community Sector COVID-19 Working From Home

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of you are now working from home. Last week read more

Maribyrnong Council in the media for all the wrong reasons

Last week we met with union members who had been terminated by Maribyrnong Council without ... read more

Burnie City Council ASU Mass Meeting – COVID-19 Update