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City of Launceston EA ASU Bargaining Update

The ASU has now met with CoL to further discuss YOUR Enterprise Agreement. CoL provided ... read more

Essential Not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Co Health

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable campaign. ... read more

Ballarat Regional Delegates Social 2021

The ASU Executive and the Ballarat Regional Organisers wish to express thanks for the work ... read more

SWAN HILL RCC – VOTE NO

The access period for your EBA has started. You now have 7 days to consider the proposed ... read more

Community Services Delegate Network End Of Year Catch Up

You are invited to celebrate another massive year with the ASU! 2021 has seen members work ... read more

Vincent Care Northern Community Hub Major Change

ASU members in the Northern Community Hub should now have received a change impact statement ... read more

Tasman Council EA Update Meeting

ASU Organiser Ken Richardson will be providing an update to members on the Tasman Council ... read more

Hume City Council Protected Industrial Action Frequently Asked Questions

The Stop-Work Action at Hume City Council has moved to Thursday 9 December from 8.30am - ... read more

Tell CoM to get on board for fair pay

As members will be aware, a key part of the EA resolution, included City of Melbourne ... read more

Moreland City Council ASU EBA Update Meetings

ASU Lead Organiser Luke Cherry will be attending sites and hosting online meetings this week ... read more

Have the Kentish Mayor and Councillors gone too far this time?

During their November Ordinary Council Meeting, Kentish Councillors moved a motion of ... read more

The Stop-Work Action at Hume City Council has moved to Thursday

Due to a technicality, the upcoming Stop-Work Action will now be held on Thursday 9 ... read more

Vodafone ASU Meeting – Have your say

As you are aware, bargaining for your new Enterprise Agreement will be starting ... read more

ASU meetings at Cardinia Shire Council

With Covid Restrictions easing and the ability to hold meetings at both metropolitan and ... read more

ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update No 3 @ Hepburn Shire Council

We informed Council of ASU members position which is that you would accept the Councils offer ... read more

Frankston City Council – Proposal to discontinue Regional Assessment Service

Frankston City Council has provided the ASU with formal notification of a proposal to ... read more

Pyrenees Shire Council – ASU Meetings – All Welcome

All workers at Pyrenees Shire Council are invited to meet with ASU Campaign Organiser, Clay ... read more

Hindmarsh Shire Council – ASU Meeting – All Welcome

All workers at Hindmarsh Shire Council are invited to meet with ASU Campaign Organiser, Clay ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – Enterprise Agreement Update: Vote Yes

Next week, Moonee Valley workers will have an opportunity to vote on the new enterprise ... read more

Queen Victoria Market – Enterprise Agreement Update: Vote Yes

The ASU Negotiating Team has concluded negotiations for a new enterprise agreement and ... read more

Bendigo CC – Council has put a final offer on your Enterprise Agreement

Council has approved paid member meetings and at these meetings, we will be holding a vote. ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Local Government Workers: Benalla

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

Hume City Council EBA Update December 2021

Members have voted to take Protected Industrial Action next week. We will be having a Stop ... read more

Launch Housing Enterprise Agreement Ballot – Vote No!

Your new Enterprise Agreement will soon go out to vote. Unfortunately, the ASU cannot ... read more

COVID-19 Isolation Leave

ASU community sector members have been providing vital services to Victorians as we continue ... read more

It’s time for action on sexual harassment and violence at Federal Parliament

Sex Discrimination Commissioner Jenkins reports that one in three people working in federal ... read more

Bass Coast EBA meetings

Negotiations for your enterprise agreement are coming to an end, management has put their ... read more

Brimbank Union EA Update

Last week we met with management and the Fair Work Commissioner Yilmaz. The advice from Fair ... read more

NHVR On-Roads Agreement Proposal – Have Your Say

NHVR management has contacted ASU with an offer to extend and vary the existing On-Roads ... read more

Important win for ASU members at South East Water

ASU members at South East Water have had an important win as part of the Customer & ... read more

Gender Equality Action!

Public Sector Authorities across the State are due to submit their Gender Equality data to the ... read more

Member and Delegates lead and support bargaining to great success.

Georgina – Martina and VCOSS have recently renegotiated their Enterprise Agreements. Both ... read more

Youth Resi Members Network

We know that members in Out of Home Care (Youth Resi) face difficult conditions, anti-social ... read more

ASU meeting with VACCA staff

Would you like to see improved working conditions for VACCA staff? Do you want continued ... read more

It Pays to be Union

This year, ASU members at over 30 different organisations in Tasmania have had the ASU ... read more

Help us stamp out bullying in local government

Every worker has a right to go to work each day free from a range of workplace issues, but in ... read more

2021 round-up: Workplace activism leads to better wages and conditions!

Across local government, ASU members have improved their wages and workplace conditions by ... read more

Your Community Health ASU Update

Have you seen the last news from the Community Health Centre Multi Business bargaining? Read ... read more

VOTE NO – Waratah-Wynyard Council Enterprise Agreement

Voting on your new Enterprise Agreement will take place on Monday 13 December. The access ... read more

City of Launceston 2021 EA ASU Bargaining Update

The ASU is back at the bargaining table with City of Launceston next Tuesday, 7 December, to ... read more

ASU – EBA meetings with all members at COGG

See the schedule below for paid-time ASU meetings at all depots this week Meetings will be ... read more

Community Health Centre ASU Delegates Meeting

We hope you caught up with news from the last negotiation. Read it here. While we wouldn’t ... read more

Kingborough Council ASU Meetings

Following the unmistakable message sent to Council with the recent strong no vote, management ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Library EA Schedule Update

Thanks to those who came along yesterday for a great discussion. We understand some people ... read more

Kentish and Latrobe Councils – ASU Meets with Management to Discuss Survey

Earlier this week, Jess Cassidy and Aaron De La Torre from the ASU met with Wes Young from ... read more

Casey CC – Redundancy Fact Sheet

Following our recent ASU meeting with the Home and Community team, members sought ... read more

Catholic Care Victoria Shepparton ASU Visit

As we hurtle toward the end of the strange year that has been 2021, we thought it’d be good to ... read more

Moreland City Council ASU Update – November 2021

It’s been a big couple of weeks at Moreland and ASU Delegates and Officials are busy keeping ... read more

ASU Secures Rights for Workers at Hobsons Bay

In 2019 when Hobsons Bay City Council outsourced their home care services, they refused to pay ... read more

Launch Housing: Office relocation without genuine consultation is worse than a bad joke

Launch is still drip feeding ASU members, delegates staff and the ASU office information about ... read more

Swan Hill Rural City Council – Change Notification – Infrastructure

Swan Hill Rural City Council has provided the ASU with formal notification of proposed changes ... read more

Mansfield Shire Council Enterprise Agreement Update

Council has not accepted our position of a 4-year agreement at 3% each year or $ amount for ... read more

It’s time to vote at Central Goldfields Shire Council!

Throughout the recent EBA negotiations, the ASU has been by your side, representing your ... read more

Flexi-Time Changes at YSAS – ASU Seeking Information from Management

The ASU Branch has heard today from members at YSAS concerned about a recent email from ... read more

Campaspe SC – Enterprise Bargaining Commences

Campaspe Shire Council has commenced bargaining for a new enterprise agreement that covers ... read more

ASU Meetings @ Devonport City Council

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings both outdoors and indoors to touch ... read more

ASU Gender Equality Network Meeting Next Week – Action Plans!

The ASU invites you to the second ASU second Gender Equality Network meeting. As promised ... read more

ERL Paid Negotiation Update Meeting

The ASU will be holding member meetings to discuss managements latest position. We will be ... read more

NHVR Members Meeting – this Friday

The ASU will be holding a members meeting this Friday to discuss a proposal for the NHVR ... read more

West Gippsland Regional Libraries EBA Negotiations

Together with management, delegates, and individual bargaining Reps we have been negotiating ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Macedon Ranges Shire Council: Nomination of Anthony (Tony) O’Dwyer

Following a recent call for nominations, ASU member Anthony (Tony) O’Dwyer has been formally ... read more

Council Aged Care Delegates Meeting December

Next instalment of online monthly delegate meeting (December). Date: Tuesday 7 ... read more

Change of ASU Organiser

Jo McEvoy has now left the ASU to continue her travels. We are working on filling the ... read more

Launch Housing – The ASU: Everybody’s joining it!

ASU membership is on the steep incline at Launch. It’s no surprise with all your current ... read more

Better pay and conditions for Surf Coast Shire workers

The ASU has been consulted by Surf Coast Shire about a change in the senior management ... read more

Vote to endorse the Georgina – Martina Agreement

ASU members can be proud of the fast and excellent renegotiation of their Agreement that new ... read more

EA Pathways Letters, IFAs and Growing the union at GWW

ASU Delegates at Greater Western Water today notified the ASU Branch that members are being ... read more

Latrobe City Council Voting is open, Vote NO!

The access period to review management’s latest enterprise agreement offer has concluded and ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council Voting is open, Vote NO!

The access period to review management’s latest enterprise agreement offer has concluded, ... read more

Golden Plains Shire Council Log of Claims Meetings

The ASU will be holding meetings at Golden Plains Shire Council to discuss compiling a Log of ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council ASU Members Endorse Core Agreement

Moonee Valley members met over a series of six meetings last week to provide in principle ... read more

George Town Council ASU Meetings

ASU Organiser Kath Milbourne will be holding the following ASU meetings at George Town ... read more

Successful day of strike action for Geelong Regional Libraries ASU Members

Well done to all members who stepped up and joined the 24-hour strike day of action on 18 ... read more

CAFS Members Have Spoken

The proposed CAFS EA that attempted to dramatically cut back key working entitlements has been ... read more

Bayside City Council EA Update Members Meeting Coming Up

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

ASU Meeting at Monash Depot

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government. The pressure on ... read more

Our Watch Management Agrees to Regular Meetings with ASU

We know that when there is a dialogue between management and the union (that’s you), issues ... read more

Yarra Valley Water ASU Members Meeting

The ASU is excited about the possibilities the new Gender Equality Act represents for workers’ ... read more

Carers Victoria Voting No is the only way to Go

We (Beena, Melissa, Margaret B, Shelley – ASU delegates, with Kerman from ASU) have been ... read more

Women With Disabilities Victoria ASU Members Meeting

Your agreement was close to being finalised last year. The board sought a legal review of the ... read more

MCMC Log of Claims Ready for Endorsement

Thank you to those of you who participated in our members' meeting and provided further ... read more

Whitehorse City Council Paid Arts and Culture and Leisure Meetings

The ASU will be holding member meetings to discuss Councils proposed changes for the areas of ... read more

Ventia EA Update

The ASU has finally received Ventia’s response to our requested redeployment/redundancy ... read more

Be part of changing the rate cap

Every council and every local government worker is affected by the rate cap. And you can do ... read more

ASU Conversation about Mandatory Quals for FV Practitioners

The ASU is having a conversation about the implementation of Mandatory Qualifications for ... read more

Local Government Delegates Network Meeting – November 2021

You don’t want to miss out on our last local government delegates network meeting for the ... read more

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

The ASU has been notified today that Glen Eira City Council is proposing to consolidate the ... read more

Benalla ASU Members: Important EA Update meetings coming up!

We are holding a paid meeting to inform you of the EA and where we are at in the bargaining ... read more

Resi Workers Unite! Members Meeting to Establish Network

ASU members working in Youth Residential Care do some of the most difficult work in some of ... read more

CFA PTA Bargaining – ASU Members Meetings

Significant progress has been made in our bargaining meetings with CFA, but there are still ... read more

Support striking Geelong Regional Libraries staff!

On Thursday 18 November, staff across Geelong Regional Libraries will be staging a 24-hour ... read more

Support striking Geelong Regional Libraries staff!

On Thursday 18 November, staff across Geelong Regional Libraries will be staging a 24-hour ... read more

ASU update on enterprise bargaining negotiations at AusNet Services

The parties met again with a specific emphasis on two clauses: Workforce size, and the ... read more

Maribyrnong City Council Footscray Depot Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding a meeting for ASU members located at the Footscray Depot. Visions ... read more

West Tamar Council ASU Meetings

ASU Organiser Kath Milbourne will be holding ASU meetings at West Tamar Council. DATE: ... read more

East Gippsland SC – EBA Meetings

After months of negotiations with management to develop a working EBA, we have once again ... read more

Loddon Shire Council EA Update

Your ASU representatives continue to meet with LSC management to negotiate a new Enterprise ... read more

Forced Christmas Shutdown – can I be made to take leave at Christmas time?

The ASU has been advised that some community service organisations are directing employees to ... read more

Kentish & Latrobe Councils Important ASU Members Meeting

ASU members and non-members from both Kentish and Latrobe Councils are invited to a meeting to ... read more

South East Water Customer and Community Restructure Update

ASU representatives met with SEW Management on Thursday to discuss our dispute over the ... read more

Latrobe City Council EBA Meetings

Negotiations regarding your EBA have ceased and Management has put their final offer on the ... read more

Vote Outcome at Yarra City Council

Your Enterprise Agreement has successfully been voted up and 92% of the staff that voted have ... read more

Greater Western Water: Pulse Survey

We encourage all members to participate in the Pulse Survey as it provides staff an ... read more

Hume City Council ASU Members EA Update

ASU Delegates and Officials had a meeting with Council on Wednesday 10 November to discuss the ... read more

Be part of changing the rate cap

Every council and every local government worker is affected by the rate cap. And you can do ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Aged Care EA update: Members Meeting next week

The ASU Negotiating Team has secured a management offer that we can recommend to members for ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council EA update: Members meeting next week

The ASU Negotiating Team has now secured a management offer that we can recommend to members ... read more

Kingborough Council EA Offer – Vote No

This time, thanks, are NOT enough. VOTE NO to Kingborough Council’s EA offer. 8.4% over ... read more

Melbourne City Mission – H2H workers meeting

Your role in H2H is an opportunity to make a significant, lasting impact on homelessness and ... read more

Congratulations to ASU VCOSS members

ASU members worked collaboratively to support bargaining for their new agreement. You will ... read more

City of Launceston 2021 EA ASU Bargaining Update

Have you registered to vote yet? It is important that YOU have your say on YOUR conditions ... read more

ASU continues to fight erosion of conditions by reducing terms to the Modern Award

We have defeated the expansion of ordinary hours. Your representatives are working hard for ... read more

AusNet EA Update

The ASU and Professionals Australia met on Tuesday 9 November as part of ongoing enterprise ... read more

South East Water Customer & Community Restructure – Update

ASU members met yesterday to discuss the status of the proposed restructure. It was clear that ... read more

Essential Not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Asylum Seekers Resource Centre

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

TasWater – It’s time for Phase 3 of Protected Industrial Action

Along with strongly urging you to Vote NO to management’s EA offer, the ASU encourages you to ... read more

YSAS Backs Down on Forced Leave

When workers rights are under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back! That’s exactly ... read more

ASU meetings to re-start at South Gippsland Shire Council

With Covid restrictions easing we are now able to hold meetings both metropolitan and ... read more

Can Launch lawfully direct ASU members to update support periods?

ASU members at Launch are being threatened with disciplinary action if they don’t provide ... read more

City of Melbourne Dispute Update

As you know, following our last members' meeting, the ASU lodged a dispute regarding the City ... read more

West Coast Council EA Negotiations Update & Pay Offer

Negotiations for a new Enterprise Agreement have just about concluded with Management ... read more

South East Water Customer & Community Restructure – Members meeting tomorrow

ASU representatives met with SEW Management today to discuss your concerns about the Customer ... read more

YSAS – Forced Leave with Little Notice at Withdrawal Units

The ASU is very concerned about YSAS giving staff very little notice of shut-downs and forced ... read more

QVM EA Update – Member vote on latest management offer

Management has now come back with a response to the ASU’s position that all wages and ... read more

Wodonga Council workers vote no to Council’s unacceptable offer

Last week we got the good news that a majority of employees at Wodonga voted no to the ... read more

TasWater – Why You Should Vote No

It’s time to again vote on your Enterprise Agreement and we strongly urge you to VOTE ... read more

ASU Members Enterprise Agreement Meeting at Mansfield Shire Council

We are holding a meeting to discuss management's enterprise agreement offerthat has been put ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council – EBA update

The ASU has continued to negotiate for a new enterprise agreement. Following a convincing No ... read more

CFA Update – Culture Review Consultation

For many years ASU members have had serious concerns about the culture of bullying and ... read more

VicRoads Drive Testing Update

Thank you to everyone who participated in our member survey last week about vaccines and drive ... read more

Parks Victoria EA – Vote Yes!

Voting is underway to endorse your new Parks Victoria Enterprise Agreement. The ASU is ... read more

SEW Customer and Community Restructure Update

Following our members meeting last week, the ASU contacted South East Water Management to ... read more

ASU Tabcorp negotiations for the Max EA

Be under no illusion, this is going to be a tough bargain and there is a lot at ... read more

Launch has a crack at breaking industrial action: fight back!

Launch management has started sending emails to staff, wrongly requesting them to enter ... read more

ASU questions Qantas over Contact Centre concerns

Today, your ASU Delegates, with Aaron De La Torre and Michael Robson from the ASU, questioned ... read more

City of Greater Bendigo ASU enterprise bargaining update

The ASU and your delegates continue to meet with CoGB management to progress negotiations for ... read more

ASU delegate nominations open at Macedon Ranges Shire

The ASU is calling for nominations for workplace delegates at Macedon Ranges Shire ... read more

PAID Casey Home Care Meeting

The ASU will be holding a PAID members meeting, details below to discuss the Aged and ... read more

Workers Lose Out after Workplace COVID Exposures

It’s a serious concern that reports of ASU members losing income or being forced to use their ... read more

Delegate Profile: Jackie at YSAS

We asked Jackie, ASU Delegate at YSAS, to talk us through her experience as a delegate. Here’s ... read more

Isolation Leave Needed Now in Community Sector

Workers in the community sector should not be required to use their own personal leave if they ... read more

Are you getting the right super payments when you’re on leave?

Did you know that most employees should be paid superannuation on their Annual Leave ... read more

Secure Work in Tasmania

Insecure work puts people’s lives on hold. It puts tremendous financial and emotional strain ... read more

First Nations Union Members Forum

Are you a First Nations person in Tasmania and a union member? The ASU is an affiliate of ... read more

Better pay and conditions for Maroondah City Council workers

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

Standing Up For Water Industry Workers

When the Victorian Government announced the merger of City West Water and Western Water to ... read more

Pushing Back Against Outsourcing

Outsourcing of jobs by government authorities drives down wages, pushes workers unnecessarily ... read more

Central Goldfields SC – Enterprise Agreement Committee is meeting again

Unions and management are meeting again on Tuesday 9 November. Unions will be responding to ... read more

Research to show rate capping costs jobs

The Victorian Government’s rate capping policy squeezes every Council in Victoria. It impacts ... read more

Paid Pandemic Leave First

Congratulations to ASU delegates and members at Moonee Valley City Council for their activism ... read more

Delegate Profile – Brhe Walsh

How long have you worked at the City of Greater Bendigo? I have worked at the City of Greater ... read more

COVID-Safety at BSL

As we all prepare to live and work in a new ‘COVID normal’ world, the ASU has raised a number ... read more

Catholic Care Victoria Bendigo Members Catch-Up

We know that 2021 has been a big (and often difficult) year for ASU members at Catholic Care ... read more

City of Melbourne – Schedule A Remuneration Policy

Union members met earlier this week to discuss the issue of the two-tiered pay structure at ... read more

ASU meetings at Kingborough Council

ASU Organiser, Karen Tantari will be holding meetings to discuss Council’s offer and the ... read more

Waratah / Wynyard Council: ASU/Worker Assist Meetings

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings both outdoors and indoors to touch ... read more

Circular Head Council: ASU/Worker Assist Meetings

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings both indoors and outdoors to touch ... read more

City of Hobart Restructure

ASU Organiser, Karen Tantari will be holding meetings across City of Hobart to discuss the ... read more

Kingborough Council – VOTE NO again

It’s nearly time to again vote on whether you accept Council’s offer for your Enterprise ... read more

Delegates Represent Members in Vaccination Policy Discussions at CHW

Your ASU Delegates and Organiser attended the bi-monthly Consultative Committee meeting last ... read more

Next step in industrial action for ASU members at Launch

Congratulations ASU members for your ongoing commitment to stand up and fight back! You’ve ... read more

ASU EA Update – Voting is open at Yarra City Council

You should have received information regarding how to cast your vote today. If you haven’t, ... read more

Whittlesea City Council Enterprise Agreement Update

Earlier this week, the City of Whittlesea issued the Notice of Representational Rights to ... read more

ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update No 2 at Hepburn City Council

The ASU and your delegates attended enterprise bargaining meetings fortnightly and have now ... read more

NHVR Update – Members Meeting Outcome and Delegate Nomination

ASU members met on Friday 22 October to discuss current issues at NHVR, and the process for ... read more

Reminder: ASU members at Hume – Vote Yes for Industrial Action!

The ASU Protected Action Ballot Order vote is now open! If you haven’t received a ballot ... read more

WML EBA Meetings Commence

On Tuesday we recommenced EBA negotiations with a meeting between ASU delegates and ... read more

Devonport City Council cries poor during bargaining, then makes $2 million surplus

On Tuesday 26 October 2021, the Advocate newspaper ran a story about Devonport City Council’s ... read more

Djirra management won’t negotiate with staff for an Enterprise Agreement

The ASU recently wrote to Djirra management asking them to participate in bargaining for a ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Cafs

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Latrobe Community Health Service – Notification of proposed change

Latrobe Community Health Service has provided the ASU with formal notification of proposed ... read more

South East Water – Customer & Community Restructure – Members meeting tomorrow

Consultation has commenced around the proposed restructure of the Customer and Community ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Neami

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

VicRoads – Drive Tests and Vaccinations

ASU members have raised serious concerns about the resumption of drive tests and the ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Paid City Safety and Amenity Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding a paid members meeting to discuss the prospective changes in City ... read more

Waratah-Wynyard Council EBA Negotiations Update

Your ASU bargaining team have been meeting every fortnight since August to negotiate a new ... read more

Carers Vic – Important: EBA Negotiation Update

The Bargaining team met last Thursday 21/10/21 to try and finalise the EBA. There is still one ... read more

City of Greater Geelong EBA Update October 2021

EBA Bargaining has progressed at Council, with the ASU setting the agenda. The ASU Delegate ... read more

Brimbank City Council Unions Make a Counter Offer

We are meeting with management and Commissioner Yilmaz from Fair Work Australia this Wednesday ... read more

Home Care COVID-19 Update including Rapid Antigen Testing for High Risk LGAs

Rapid Antigen Testing Kits are now available for providers in high-risk LGAs. These include ... read more

Wodonga City Council Vote NO tomorrow

The voting for your agreement commences tomorrow and our position is still to VOTE NO. You ... read more

Huon Valley Council Rescheduled ASU Meetings

The ASU meetings which were postponed last week have now been rescheduled. ASU Organiser ... read more

Our Watch – ASU Info Session

At the request of keen ASU members at Our Watch, the ASU will be holding an online info ... read more

Swan Hill Rural City Council Urgent Members Meeting – EBA Update

The ASU met with management last week and they have tabled a better offer. We are holding ... read more

Greater Western Water – Urgent update on your future working conditions

The following meetings are to update you on negotiations with senior GWW management. These ... read more

Nominate a workmate as a Local Hero

Local government workers do outstanding work in communities right across Victoria. The ASU ... read more

Boroondara City Council Delegate Election Outcome

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

ASU EA Update – Don’t Forget to Vote at RAV

You should have received information regarding how to cast your vote today. If you haven’t, ... read more

Wodonga City Council EA Vote Opens Next Week – Vote No!

We are currently in the Enterprise Agreement (EA) access period. This is your chance to look ... read more

Frontline Community Sector Workers – You Deserve Isolation Leave

Workers like you should not be required to use your own personal leave if you are exposed to ... read more

Important ASU Message: Launch Housing Stop Work Action

ASU members are encouraged to attend your stop work action on Monday 25 October at 12pm. This ... read more

City of Melbourne: Members update

Schedule A meeting As part of the resolution of the new enterprise agreement, the City of ... read more

No Wage Offer from Community Health Centres yet

Thanks to delegates and members who participated in our CHC Bargaining Updates yesterday. Your ... read more

COVID Safety Win for YSAS ASU Delegates

YSAS ASU Delegates met this week and discussed the additional risk that COVID exposure poses ... read more

QVM EA Negotiation Update

Your ASU Organiser and Delegates met with management yesterday to formally kick off bargaining ... read more

Greater Bendigo Hit By Rate Capping

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government The pressure on ... read more

Darebin City Council Hit By Rate Capping

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government The pressure on ... read more

Ventia Update

Unfortunately, the meeting scheduled for this morning was cancelled due to representatives of ... read more

Knox City Council Hit By Rate Capping

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government The pressure on ... read more

Maribyrnong City Council Hit By Rate Capping

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government The pressure on ... read more

Reopening Advice to Library Members, Delegates and HSR’s

ASU members are likely to feel some trepidation about reopening to the public when the state ... read more

Maroondah City Council Hit By Rate Capping

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government The pressure on ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Hit By Rate Capping

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government The pressure on ... read more

Wyndham City Council Hit By Rate Capping

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government The pressure on ... read more

Yarra City Council Hit By Rate Capping

Rate Capping is at the core of most problems plaguing local government The pressure on ... read more

ASU Members Meeting for LG Community Care & Residential Care

The ASU members meeting for those in Local Government Community Care and Residential Care is ... read more

Important Meeting: For all ASU members at VACCA

COVID-19 has had a varied impact on ASU members and the workplaces in which you work. But one ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Quantum

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

MCMC Union Meeting Log of Claims

We have collated feedback received from our member meeting and survey and have prepared a ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Care Connect

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

ASU members at Hume City Council are on the way to taking protected industrial action!

Recent ASU membership meetings endorsed lodging a Protected Action Ballot Order with Fair Work ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at EACH

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Wyndham CC – Facilities Management Update.

Last Tuesday, ASU took Council to the Fair Work Commission over proposed redundancies in the ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council what comes next?

As you are aware we have been negotiating for a new EBA for some time now and have reached a ... read more

Latrobe City Council EBA update

Crunch time is almost here! We have been negotiating your EBA since February and are still at ... read more

Yarra City Council Enterprise Bargaining Update No 5 – Time to Vote

The ASU held rounds of meetings with members in August to present and vote on Councils final ... read more

Bayside City Council Change Notification – Libraries

Bayside has provided the ASU with formal notification of proposed changes to their Library ... read more

Wodonga City Council Paid Meetings This week

The ASU will be holding two paid meetings to update members on the Enterprise Agreement. ... read more

NHVR Members meeting

All ASU members are invited to an online meeting this Friday. DATE: Friday 22 ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at WAYSS

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Moyne Shire Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Warren Heron and Steve Pepperell have now been elected as ... read more

City of Greater Bendigo Delegate Election Outcome

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

VicRoads – ASU MOU available

With consultation around the matching process in full swing, ASU can now provide members with ... read more

Huon Valley Council – ASU Meetings following changes at Council

Following recent changes at Huon Valley Council, ASU Organiser, Karen Tantari will be holding ... read more

ASU Member Update Meetings: City of Launceston 2021 EA Bargaining

The ASU will be holding the following member update meetings across Council. All ASU ... read more

Impacts of Tasmanian Lockdown on Local Government

The decision to lockdown Southern Tasmania for a period of three days means Tasmania has now ... read more

Ventia: EA Negotiation Update

ASU delegates Andrea, Ben, Shane and Travis and Organiser Lorraine have been meeting with ... read more

Gateway ASU Members nominate to work as your representatives

We are excited to be able to report that two ASU members have recognised the need for ... read more

West Gippsland Libraries Enterprise Agreement Meetings

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

City of Melbourne On-Street Compliance PAID members meeting

The ASU has been advised about the review and restructure of On-street Support and ... read more

Bargaining for a new Tabcorp Agreement is soon to commence, new ASU representatives stand for election!

Now is the time to organise! Register for the meeting on Monday at the link below now! Your ... read more

Disciplinary matters at Greater Western Water – the sounds of silence!

Two months ago the ASU wrote to Maree Lang (Managing Director) in relation to a raft of ... read more

Launch Housing – Industrial Action next Monday

Yesterday, when notifying of our next industrial action Launch simply thanked your union for ... read more

CAFS Voting NO is the only way to GO member briefings

The ASU will be holding urgent meetings to provide you with a critical overview of the extent ... read more

Benalla Rural City Council Bargaining Update – Council’s Log and Progress

The ASU and other unions met with council representatives yesterday to continue negotiations ... read more

Are you progressing pay points as determined by the Intouch Enterprise Agreement?

The Intouch Enterprise Agreements (EA) is arranged so that within the different classification ... read more

ASU EA Update – Time to Vote @ RAV

RAV, the ASU, your delegates and the other bargaining representatives have now worked together ... read more

Burnie City Council – ASU Meetings

The ASU will be holding paid union meetings at Burnie City Council. These meetings have been ... read more

Whitehorse City Council Negotiations Underway – View Log of Claims

Your ASU Delegates (Dave, Shane and Carol) and ASU Organiser Lorraine have met with Whitehorse ... read more

City of Greater Bendigo Bargaining Update

Following on from member meetings your ASU bargaining representatives again met with CoGB ... read more

Kingston Library Issues Update Meeting

Your ASU Delegates Alcina and Michelle, along with ASU Organiser Lorraine have had two ... read more

Melbourne CC – Community Development members meeting

The ASU has been advised about the Community Development restructure. We are concerned to read ... read more

Vision Super: Voting opens today for a new EA

Voting opens today for the new enterprise agreement. All employees covered by the enterprise ... read more

MacKillop Family Services – Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Update

MacKillop Family Services EA nominally expired a long time ago. In order to negotiate a new ... read more

BAS – final call for ASU Delegate nominations

As you may be aware, the ASU held an online meeting last week to discuss on-site visits, the ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Boroondara City Council: Nomination of Rita Meguerditchian

On Tuesday 12 October 2021, ASU member Rita Meguerditchian formally nominated to become an ASU ... read more

Swan Hill Rural City Council Bargaining Update

The first offer from your employer was put to the vote. You voted it down. Congratulations to ... read more

CAFS: ASU members – Voting No Is The Way To Go

Negotiations for the new Enterprise Agreement EA) have now concluded, and the voting process ... read more

Whitehorse Manningham Libraries Log of Claims paid-time meetings next week

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

Bargaining for a new Community Health Centre Multi Business Agreement continues

Your bargaining representatives are providing an update on negotiations and key developments ... read more

ASU takes Wyndham to Fair Work Commission to save local jobs!

Last week the ASU lodged an application in the Fair Work Commission to defend six members who ... read more

ASU Update: Hume CC EA Vote Results & Protected Action Ballot

Hume put a proposed new enterprise agreement (EA) to ballot without in-principle agreement of ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Moyne Shire Council : Nomination of Warren Heron and Steve Pepperell

ASU members Warren Heron and Steve Pepperell have been formally nominated to become ASU ... read more

Launch Housing Industrial Action Email Footers

It's easy to add one of the email footers as part of the protected industrial action at Launch ... read more

Urgent: ASU Members at Launch industrial action brief!

The ASU has notified Launch of the intention that all ASU members will be stopping work on ... read more

WRRG EA update and member win

Bargaining to formally commence Yesterday, you will have received a copy of the Notice of ... read more

Kingston Childcare Update

As you’re aware the ASU is working with management to progress outstanding concerns from ... read more

Brimbank You Voted! What’s Next?

The first offer from your employer was put to the vote. You voted it down. We are proud to be ... read more

ASU Gender Equality Network Slides & Materials

Thanks for your attendance and participation at the first ASU Gender Equality Network meeting, ... read more

ERL Negotiation Update

It was incredibly positive to see the high number of members who attended one of our update ... read more

Bayside City Council Log of Claims Approval

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Bayside City Council- Final Log of Claims for Member Endorsement!

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR BAYSIDE CITY COUNCIL WORKERS Enterprise bargaining has kicked ... read more

Quarterly meeting for ERMHA365 for members – Vaccine

The ASU is inviting all ASU members to attend a quarterly meeting to discuss COVID related ... read more

BAS – management backflip on union EA site visit

As you may be aware, the ASU made arrangements to visit the Breakwater site tomorrow morning ... read more

Psychosocial Learning Hub NDIS Free Learning Places – Closing Tomorrow

Recovery-oriented training offer Mental Health Victoria (MHV) is offering up to 1,000 limited ... read more

Union win: ASU successfully defends employee redundancy entitlements

The Fair Work Commission has yesterday rejected a bid by Hobsons Bay City Council to avoid ... read more

Negotiations are back on at Central Goldfields Shire

Unions and management met on Tuesday 28 September to discuss a way forward. We talked about ... read more

Improving workplace conditions at Loddon Shire Council – Final Log of Claims

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

Moonee Valley City Council EA Update: more negotiations

The ASU Negotiating team met with management again this week regarding the new EA. ... read more

Time to ramp up the Protected Actions!

You have been putting great pressure on TasWater with your current actions and now it’s time ... read more

Industrial Action Coming at Launch Housing

ASU members at Lunch Housing, a large and growing housing and homelessness service are on the ... read more

Demand secure work – Essential Not Expendable Campaign

A central element to all of the claims of the Essential Not Expendable campaign is the demand ... read more

ASU won’t accept toxic workplace culture

The workplace culture makes a big difference to the health of workers. Where there is ... read more

Sexual Harassment – what can you do?

All workers have a right to workplace safety, and you can play a part in making your workplace ... read more

City of Launceston EA Bargaining Update

Bargaining for your 2021 EA has all but concluded and the ASU remains extremely concerned ... read more

ASU Members Win at Derwent Valley Council

ASU members at Derwent Valley Council were willing to walk off the job to get a better ... read more

ASU Update – VicRoads Privatisation

After many months of negotiation, the ASU has reached agreement on a Memorandum of ... read more

Uncapping Local Government

ASU members across Victoria are fighting for better services, secure jobs and fair pay ... read more

Backpay Win for Casuals at Frankston City Council

Just like at councils everywhere, Frankston City Council employs too many workers as casuals – ... read more

Sexual Harassment – what can you do?

All workers have a right to workplace safety and you can play a part in making your workplace ... read more

Hume City Council ASU EA VOTE NO!

It’s nearly here! The voting period for your Enterprise Agreement (EA) runs from Monday 4 ... read more

Presentation from yesterdays Delegate Network meeting plus COVID & EBA updates

Thank you to all delegates who came to yesterday’s Delegate Network meeting and participated ... read more

Launch management make lousy pay offer! ASU meeting at Launch South bank

We suspect Launch management is trying to rush through a new EA without the agreement of your ... read more

Community Health Multi-Enterprise Collective Agreement Update Meeting – IPC Health

Your ASU bargaining team is working hard to negotiate a great Multi-Enterprise Collective ... read more

Community Health Multi-Enterprise Collective Agreement Update Meeting – DPV Health

Your ASU bargaining team is working hard to negotiate a great Multi-Enterprise Collective ... read more

Community Health Multi-Enterprise Collective Agreement Update Meeting – Castlemaine District Community Health

Your ASU bargaining team is working hard to negotiate a great Multi-Enterprise Collective ... read more

Community Health Multi-Enterprise Collective Agreement Update Meeting – Primary Care Connect

Your ASU bargaining team is working hard to negotiate a great Multi-Enterprise Collective ... read more

Launch Office Consolidation update: to consult or not to consult

The ASU recently met with the Launch office strategy and consolidation steering committee to ... read more

CAFS Urgent Enterprise Agreement (EA) Bargaining Update

The ASU bargaining team have been negotiating the new EA with CAFS Senior Management over the ... read more

ASU Meeting at Barwon Asset Solutions

ASU Organiser David Nunns will be attending the Breakwater site next week to hold meetings in ... read more

cohealth ASU Update

The ASU was saddened to hear of the violence which occurred last week in our city and ... read more

Eastern Regional Libraries Member Update Meetings

The ASU will be holding important update meetings. DATE: Tuesday 5 October TIME: 2pm ZOOM ... read more

Launch management make lousy pay offer! ASU meeting at Launch Collingwood

We suspect Launch management is trying to rush through a new EA without the agreement of your ... read more

ASU Latrobe City Aged Care Meeting

The ASU has organized an unpaid meeting with staff in aged care at Latrobe City council to ... read more

Bayside Council Log of Claims Members Meeting Coming up Thursday

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

Baptcare Don’t Care!

The ASU has been assisting 3 Care Managers whose role for the past decade have come with a ... read more

Kentish and Latrobe Councils – Union pushes for external review into bullying

Last week, the ASU wrote to the general manager at Kentish and Latrobe Councils following a ... read more

Waratah/Wynyard Council EBA Negotiations Update

At the most recent EA negotiation meetings, Management responded to 10 ASU claims. More ... read more

Launch Housing members vote YES to ASU Protected Action

Today 27 September, ASU members at Launch Housing voted yes to taking protected action. 106 ... read more

Threat of Industrial Action Results in an Improved Offer at Derwent Valley Council

Your preparedness to take action in the pursuit of fair pay and conditions resulted in an ... read more

Southern Midlands Council Offer Falls Short: Reserving Your Right to Take Action

Your ASU bargaining team received a reply from Council management last week after tabling the ... read more

Local Government is not Construction

Last Monday Local Government Victoria (LGV) advised Councils that “many of the civil works ... read more

VicRoads Consultation Members Meeting

VicRoads today commenced formal consultation around the transition to the Joint Venture, in ... read more

Yarra Ranges Shire Council – Notification of Change

Yarra Ranges Shire Council has provided the ASU with formal notification of proposed changes ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council What happens next?

As you are aware, Council's original offer was voted down by you. What Happens next? On ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council EA update – revised wage offer

The ASU Negotiating Team met with management this morning for a further Enterprise Agreement ... read more

South Gippsland Water EBA – Have your say

The South Gippsland Water Agreement is expired and due for renegotiation, now is your chance ... read more

Have your say – Mental Health Reforms

Victoria’s Mental Health Sector will be undergoing major changes over the next decade, changes ... read more

Community Health Centre Delegates Meeting

Your bargaining representatives have met to bargain with your employer representatives the ... read more

MacKillop Family Services Bargaining is on

Notice of Employee Representational Rights Members may have seen that MacKillop has ... read more

City of Melbourne Strong EA Result – Thank a union member

Congratulations on the strong turnout and endorsement of the Enterprise Agreement. This ... read more

Payroll Changes at Woolworths

The ASU has been notified of proposed changes to payroll processing which will see employees ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Citywide Workers

The present CITYWIDE EBA expiries 30 June 2022. Every ASU member is unique, and every ... read more

Benalla RC – Benalla Depot – Mandatory Vax Update

The ASU has been advised of a meeting with depot staff yesterday informing them that they are ... read more

Backpay for casuals at Frankston City Council

Casuals that were entitled to progress through their banding increments at Frankston City ... read more

West Coast Council – Management responds to ASU Log of Claims

Negotiations for a new Enterprise Agreement have commenced and on Monday 20th September, ... read more

TasWater – Time to Take Action!

Industrial Action will commence this Wednesday 22 September 2021. Attached for your ... read more

Construction ruling from Kingston

The ASU has been advised of an email that staff received informing that they are ... read more

Qantas Vaccination Policy – What do you need to know?

The Qantas Group has published the final version of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Employees ... read more

TasWater Union Win

Recently, the ASU raised a dispute with TasWater concerning the removal of substitute RDOs on ... read more

Derwent Valley Council: ASU members prepare for Industrial Action

Following the success of your ballot to reserve the right to take industrial action, the ASU ... read more

Derwent Valley Council ASU Childcare members prepare for Industrial Action

Following the success of your ballot to reserve the right to take industrial action, the ASU ... read more

Whitehorse City Council Delegate Election Outcome

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

City of Greater Geelong ASU Members Update September 2021

Enterprise Agreement (EA) Bargaining has started at Council, with the ASU team setting the ... read more

Hume City Council EBA Update

Bargaining for your new Enterprise Agreement has reached an impasse. Council have made the bad ... read more

Mansfield Shire ASU Members EA Meetings

The ASU will be Holding two paid meetings to update members on the Enterprise Agreement. We ... read more

Phillip Island Nature Park Site Visits

ASU Organiser Colin Houghton will be attending the park and doing some site visits Tuesday 21 ... read more

Brimbank City Council ASU Does Not Recommend the EA – VOTE NO

Your union believes you deserve more. You are delivering services in a global pandemic. We ... read more

LG Campaign Committee Survey

Thank you for nominating to be part of the LG Campaign Committee. This committee group will ... read more

Is your workplace consulting with you on Gender Equality?

The ASU invites you to a Gender Equality Network meeting. DATE: Thursday 7 October TIME: ... read more

Strike threat in Launch Housing classification stoush

Launch Housing staff have commenced a vote to take protected industrial action as Launch ... read more

ASU Safety Alert: Working Safely in the Ballarat Lockdown

Australian Services Union is by your side, especially during Covid lockdown. The Ballarat ... read more

Improving workplace conditions at Whitehorse City Council- Final Log of Claims

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR Whitehorse City Council WORKERS Enterprise bargaining has ... read more

Whitehorse CC Log of Claims approval

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Library Liaison Network Meeting

You’re invited to the following Library Liaison Network Meeting via zoom. DATE: Wednesday 6 ... read more

What’s happening in local government right now?

We want to hear what you think. We have just four questions to get a snapshot of what's ... read more

Bass Coast Council – Time to have your say

Your ASU Organiser Colin Houghton will be holding some site meetings to formulate a Log of ... read more

ASU Delegates Conference 2021 – “Essential, Safe, Secure” 13&14 October

This is your invitation to the ASU Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities & Services ... read more

TasWater – URGENT MEETING to discuss Protected Actions

CONGRATULATIONS on the successful vote in favour of taking Protected Action! The ASU will ... read more

Bendigo City Council Enterprise Agreement Update Member Meetings Coming Up

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement are well underway. All parties have discussed ... read more

Kingborough Council – Urgent ASU meetings – Time To Vote NO Again!

Management has put out an EA offer that is substantially the same as the one that was ... read more

Kentish & Latrobe Councils – Endorse the ASU Log of Claims

We have recently completed a round of meetings where we sought your feedback on the ASU log of ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – Enterprise Agreement Update – ASU Counter Offer

Your priorities Thanks to those members who filled out the survey and identified your ... read more

Voting now open for the new CoM enterprise agreement

As you may be aware, the ballot is now open for CoM employees to vote on whether you accept ... read more

ASU Update – VicRoads Privatisation

The ASU can finally reveal the gains we have achieved for staff under our Memorandum of ... read more

GWM Water Better Pay and Conditions Survey

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

Benalla RC – EA Update: ASU Log of Claims and Council Log

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement (EA) at Benalla Rural City Council has started to ... read more

ASU survey into insecure work in the community sector

ASU members are campaigning for fairer secure employment, longer funding terms and a more ... read more

Central Goldfields SC – ASU Members Enterprise Agreement Meeting at CGSC

What’s happening with our Agreement? The workforce at Central Goldfields overwhelmingly ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Mobile Eyes – Are they watching you?

Australian Services Union members and potential members met at Maribyrnong depot. We talked ... read more

Ausnet – EBA Update

The negotiating committee met again this week on Tuesday ( 14/9/21). Further progress has ... read more

Sexual harassment, equal opportunity, and victimisation policies at Yarra City Council

The ASU has identified that Yarra City Council’s sexual harassment and equal opportunities ... read more

Goldfields Library – ASU member meetings on Tuesday 14 September

You may not be aware but we have never finalised the enterprise agreement. We now have in ... read more

ASU CFA PTA EA Members meeting next Tuesday

Bargaining is progressing for a new CFA PTA Agreement, and your Union delegates are preparing ... read more

Workers together on the frontline, come together online

Safe Steps & 1800 Respect workers are invited to attend one of two meetings on Tuesday 21 ... read more

Late Night ASU Campaign Meeting

The ASU knows that not all of our members work 9-5, so we’re holding late-night Zoom meetings ... read more

Mount Alexander SC – It’s time to vote on the EBA

We have received a revised Enterprise Agreement offer from management. We will be holding 3 ... read more

Swan Hill Rural City Council Vote No

You will have received a memo from the CEO advising that voting will commence on the ... read more

Bass Coast SC – EBA Log of Claims!

We have scheduled some online Meetings. If you are an ASU member or prospective member and ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Sunbury Cobaw Community Health

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Bendigo Community Health Service

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Anglicare St Luke’s

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Berry Street, Eaglemont

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Moonee Valley EA update: Management wage offer

As you are aware, the ASU Negotiating Team is currently negotiating a new enterprise agreement ... read more

Yarra Ranges EA Update Meetings

The ASU will be holding meetings via Zoom next week to discuss Yarra Ranges latest ... read more

Ausnet – Enterprise Agreement Update

The Unions met with management representatives again this Tuesday. Considerable progress has ... read more

Essential Not Expendable – ASU Members Step Up Again

ASU community sector members are fighting for secure jobs and a more secure sector. You can ... read more

Council Aged Care Delegates Meeting September

You’re invited to the next installment of the ASU’s online monthly delegate meeting. DATE: ... read more

Ventia EA Negotiation Update

As you would be aware Ventia issued the Notification of Employee Representational Rights ... read more

Moonee Valley 10 year financial plan

Moonee Valley’s ten year financial plan has recently been released by Councillors. You can ... read more

Hume City Council EA Update

Bargaining for your new enterprise agreement (EA) has reached an impasse. Council have made ... read more

GWM Water EA Paid Time Member Meetings Next Week

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

ASU members win at Uniting

Members at Uniting AOD/MH recently contacted management requesting that entitlements ... read more

ASU Win: Job Security at WRRGs

Over recent months, the ASU has been meeting with the Minister for Energy, Environment and ... read more

ASU concerns about possible restructure

ASU members at South East Water have contacted the Union about a meeting that occurred ... read more

Wages and Conditions for Gateway Health

ASU members across Victoria are working to defend Community Health Centre workplace rights and ... read more

Work Shouldn’t Hurt

Australian Services Union knows that members are working hard every day to deliver services to ... read more

Ausnet – ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update

The Unions met with Ausnet management on 31 August to progress the EA negotiations. The ... read more

Whitehorse City Council Log of Claims Members Meeting Coming Up

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

Hobart City Council Time to Vote – Union Meetings

As you are aware voting for your new proposed Enterprise Agreement (EA) is soon. The voting ... read more

Snap ASU meeting to respond to the Victorian Social Housing Regulation Review

The Victorian Government is undertaking an independent review of regulation of public, ... read more

Vaccination Status Survey

Thank you to all our members who participated in the Vaccination Status survey. We had 407 ... read more

ASU members at GWW: Time to have your say.

The ASU is running meetings next week to provide you with the opportunity to express your ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Bethany

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at SACHAS Sunshine

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Urgent CHW Bargaining Meeting

On Tuesday your bargaining team put forward a proposal that included us giving up ground on ... read more

CAFS Urgent Enterprise Bargaining Update Meetings

The ASU bargaining team have been negotiating the new EA agreement with CAFS Senior Management ... read more

North Central CMA Bargaining Update and Gender Equality Consultation Committee

Your ASU representatives today attended enterprise agreement negotiation and the inaugural ... read more

ASU Member Meetings QVMAG Update: City of Launceston 2021 EA Bargaining

The ASU will be holding the following member update meetings at QVMAG Sites. DATE: Thursday ... read more

Thank you to our ASU Early Childhood Educators!

Did you know tomorrow is Early Childhood Educators Day? It is a time to recognise and ... read more

The Perks and Pitfalls of Working From Home

The onset of COVID-19 last year saw many office-based workers being allowed to work from home ... read more

Lockdowns coming? Know your rights!

With recent media coverage around Tasmania’s plans for if/when COVID-19 arrives in Tasmania ... read more

Great ASU Attendance at Unions Tasmania Anna Stewart Memorial Project And Women’s Conference!

Four fabulous ASU women, Gina Tate, Bianca Long (both Qantas), Debbie Murphy (Devonport City ... read more

Has the Andrews Government lost control of the community sector?

Even in a global pandemic, the Andrews Government treats community sector workers as ... read more

Persistence Pays off at YSAS

Recently the ASU have assisted two members at the Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) in ... read more

30% off First Aid Training at the Red Cross

As an ASU member you can now get up to 30% off First Aid Training at the Red Cross! This is ... read more

BIG win for workers at Wellington Shire

Through the dogged determination of ASU delegates and the know-how of ASU organisers, many low ... read more

HBCC Delegates don’t back down on proper consultation

In late 2018 ASU Delegates walked out of several consecutive monthly consultative committee ... read more

Delegate Profile: Wal St Clair

Wal St Clair joined the ASU in 1999 and became a delegate shortly after. Wal was a mobile ... read more

ASU Wins Back Pay for Workers at Casey Council

An ASU member who wouldn’t take being rebuffed by her employer has won backpay for Casey City ... read more

Building Power in Lockdown

It’s pretty clear that lockdowns are going to be with us for quite a while to come ... read more

Melbourne CC – Your EA Vote Opens

On Tuesday this week, you will be given an opportunity to vote on your enterprise ... read more

Hepburn Shire Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that Robert Hildebrand and Zac Lyons have now been elected as an ... read more

The Wilderness Society – MEA negotiations underway

As many of you would be aware negotiations for your new MEA have commenced with the first ... read more

NCR Bulletin

The ASU and your bargaining representatives will meet again tomorrow with NCR to progress with ... read more

Update on Qantas Group Vaccination Policy

Members will be aware that Qantas Group has recently announced that it intends to require ... read more

Important ASU Update: Additional Wins in your new EBA at Boroondara City Council

Your new enterprise agreement has now been certified by the Fair Work Commission; however, it ... read more

Union WIN

Recently the ASU made an application to the Fair Work Commission (Commission) to vary the ... read more

Knox City Council Delegate Election Outcome

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

Derwent Valley Council Enterprise Bargaining: Have you received your ballot? VOTE

Have you received your ballot to reserve your right to take industrial action? YES?   DON'T ... read more

Foundation House – ASU member’s enterprise bargaining update meeting

The bargaining process at Foundation House has been delayed for some time.  We are pleased to ... read more

Knox ASU Member Update: EA Rollover

The ASU has confirmed with Knox that the revised Enterprise Agreement (EA) offer has been ... read more

Climate Action for Unionists

VTHC & ACTU have developed the first of its kind course designed around Climate Action for ... read more

Kingborough Council Revised Enterprise Agreement Offer

Following the unsuccessful vote on your Enterprise Agreement, we returned to the bargaining ... read more

Stonnington City Council Stand Up Fight Back

Enterprise bargaining negotiations are continuing. Council is attempting to gut your ... read more

Phillip Island Nature Park EBA Meetings Changed.

Unfortunately, with current restrictions as they are we have had to postpone our planned site ... read more

Maribyrnong CC – Proposed Change Impacting Operations, Regulatory and Engineering Teams

ASU has a notice from Council on proposed change impacting Operation, Regulatory and ... read more

Essential Not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Unison

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential Not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Ballarat Community Health

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Launch Housing Protected Action Ballot Vote Yes

Launch Housing has not agreed to our claim seeking a classification review and wants to remove ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – Paid ASU Members Meeting – Friday at 2pm

The ASU Negotiating Team is continuing to meet with management to negotiate a new enterprise ... read more

Webinar for aged care and disability workers on Covid-19 vaccination

Are you an aged care or disability worker who is still unsure about covid-19 ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at VICSRC

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Boroondara City Council Stand Downs

The Boroondara City Council announcement that 84 School Crossing Supervisors have been stood ... read more

City of Melbourne Enterprise agreement vote next Tuesday

Next Tuesday, you will be given an opportunity to vote on whether to endorse a new enterprise ... read more

Kingston City Council Update from Library Members’ Meeting

Following a recent member meeting and a previous survey conducted, your ASU delegates and ... read more

Bass Coast EBA Update Meetings

With EBA negotiations about to commence at Bass Coast Shire, Your ASU representatives need ... read more

Upcoming ASU meetings at Loddon Shire Council now online only.

The Victorian Government has announced further restrictions to limit the spread of ... read more

ESSENTIAL NOT EXPENDABLE CAMPAIGN BRIEFING AT WOMEN’S HEALTH WEST

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Waratah Wynyard Council Log of Claims Update

We have recently completed a round of meetings where we sought your feedback on the ASU log of ... read more

Enterprise Bargaining on Track at Central Highlands Water

Before bargaining for the CHW 2021 Agreement began, ASU members were clear that they wanted ... read more

Delegates Pressure Councils for Home Care Packages

Delegates across councils in Victoria have unanimously decided to pressure councils to offer ... read more

Petition to Save Aged Care at Latrobe Council!

This week aged care workers at Latrobe council made the front page of the Latrobe Express with ... read more

Phillip Island Nature Park EBA Update

Negotiations are about to commence for your upcoming EBA What is important to you? More ... read more

South Gippsland Shire Council ASU Meetings

What is happening in neighbouring Councils? What are the average pay increases being gained? ... read more

Personal leave for work-related COVID testing at Launch Housing

Due to the COVID outbreak in St Kilda, ASU members at Launch Housing sites in the area have ... read more

Ausnet Services Enterprise Agreement Update

Enterprise Bargaining has commenced with the first substantive negotiation session taking ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Hepburn Shire Council: Nomination of Robert Hildebrand and Zac Lyons

ASU members Robert Hildebrand (Transfer Station) and Zac Lyons (Depot) formally nominated to ... read more

EGSC employees have spoken

As you are aware, you as ASU members and staff of EGSC have spoken and voted no to the offer ... read more

Enterprise Agreement Survey for Mackillop Workers

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement will soon commence. As an ASU Member you are ... read more

ASU CAFS Enterprise Agreement Update – August 2021

Your ASU Delegates have been meeting with management since April to negotiate your Enterprise ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Red Cross Australia

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Building Power – Local Government Delegate Network Meeting

At our next Delegate Network meeting, we will be discussing strategies for recruitment and ... read more

Children’s Services Delegates and Members Online Meeting

How has rate capping affected Children's Services? We want to know. You are invited to ... read more

Invitation only delegates meeting to discuss ‘Rate Cap’ Campaign

You have been identified as a key delegate we want to talk to! You are invited to attend a ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions Survey: Merri Creek Management Committee

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement will shortly commence. As an ASU Member, you are ... read more

Essential Not Expendable

ASU delegates and members like you are fighting to make the community sector more secure for ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions Survey: Whitehorse City Council

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement will shortly commence. As an ASU Member, you are ... read more

Loddon Shire Council Log Of Claims Members Meeting Coming Up

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

Origin Energy Members Meetings

The ASU will be holding two paid meetings to discuss the Enterprise Agreement. This is your ... read more

Mass Meeting for ASU Community Sector members

The community services sector is facing a crisis of insecure work and insecure funding. ... read more

Stonnington City Council Delegate Election Outcome

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

ASU Delegates Needed!

Do you want to have a voice in your workplace? Are you interested in the protection and ... read more

Moira SC – Union meeting set for 19 August have been cancelled

Unfortunately, due to lockdown restrictions, the below meeting at Moira has been cancelled. We ... read more

Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Concluded at West Wimmera Shire Council

Bargaining for your new enterprise agreement (EA) is now completed. At meetings in July ... read more

Knox CC – Changes – Early Childhood Program at Knox Regional Netball Centre and Rowville Community Centre

Knox has advised the ASU that they intend to make changes to the existing Early Childhood ... read more

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR PHILLIP ISLAND NATURE PARK WORKERS

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

Campaspe SC – Union meettings set for 18 August have been cancelled

Unfortunately, due to lockdown restrictions, the below meetings at Campaspe have been ... read more

Derwent Valley Council Enterprise Agreement Protected Action: Get ready to vote

We remain united in our resolve for fair pay and conditions at Derwent Valley Council. Another ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefings at Uniting Vic Tas

You’re invited to attend one of 4 meetings to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Hobsons Bay City Council Staff Monitoring Is Not Okay

ASU is concerned about the proposal that Council monitors telephone calls. There has not been ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Werribee Uniting

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Greater Western Water – ASU Members Update

ASU Delegates and officials have made it clear to GWW that the commitments made by the State ... read more

Enterprise Agreement Ballot – Vote No!

Your new enterprise agreement will soon go out to vote. Unfortunately, the unions cannot ... read more

Glen Eira Rollover Vote Open to 18 Aug

The Glen Eira one-year rollover Enterprise Agreement vote opened yesterday morning, and will ... read more

ASU Members Meeting Feedback: COM EA Offer

Members attended a virtual meeting this morning to vote on the wage offer from CoM. The offer ... read more

Care Connect Essential not Expendable campaign meeting

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

ESSENTIAL NOT EXPENDABLE Campaign Briefing at GEN U

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

MHA Care Enterprise Agreement Update

Thank you to everyone who came to the meeting last night. Unfortunately, there was an error in ... read more

Melbourne CC – REMINDER: ASU members meeting TOMORROW, 9AM VIA ZOOM

ASU members will be meeting tomorrow morning at 9am to discuss and vote on whether to accept a ... read more

Jemena – Paid union meeting to discuss log of claims

Members are advised that there will be a paid meeting, via MS Teams to discuss a log of claims ... read more

CHW ASU Members Meetings – Next Steps in Negotiations

ASU members at Central Highlands Water are requested to attend one of two online meetings on ... read more

North Central CMA Bargaining Update

Today your ASU Bargaining Team attended the second 2021 enterprise agreement negotiations ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council Staff Vote NO!

EGSC employees, led by ASU members, have spoken. ASU members and their workplace ... read more

Zinfra Enterprise Agreement Update

Members would be aware that the ASU has been meeting with Zinfra to negotiate a new ... read more

Disciplinary matters at Greater Western Water – You have to see it to believe it

Since April, the ASU has been involved in representing five union members in relation to ... read more

Improving workplace conditions at City of Greater Bendigo – Final Log of Claims

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR BENDIGO WORKERS Enterprise bargaining has kicked off again. ... read more

Catholic Care Victoria Consultation Period Extended

ASU members at Catholic Care Victoria met with organisers Charlie and Tim this week about ... read more

Ventia Enterprise Agreement Meetings

ASU representatives met with Ventia on Monday morning to commence negotiations for the ... read more

Launch ASU members to vote on industrial action

After increasing frustrations with enterprise bargaining, ASU members at Launch have ... read more

Frankston Council casual conversion success!

As part of the insecure work campaign by the ASU, we have been reviewing the use of casual ... read more

Council Aged Care Delegates Meeting August

Next instalment of online monthly delegate meeting (August). Date: Tuesday 17 August Time: ... read more

ASU Member Update: Manningham EA Vote

The vote for your new enterprise agreement (EA) opened yesterday. In May a majority of ... read more

ASU Member Update: Kingston Family & Children’s Centres

ASU delegate Shana and Organiser Lorraine met with Tiffany Smith last week to progress ... read more

Knox Paid Time Member Meetings – This Thursday!

After taking your feedback to Council on the one-year rollover offer, Council has responded ... read more

Casey CC – Enterprise Agreement Update

The ASU has been notified of the outcome of the Enterprise Agreement (EA) vote which ... read more

Kingston CC – Library After Hours Meeting

The ASU will be holding a union meeting after hours detail below to discuss matters in the ... read more

ERL Upcoming Enterprise Agreement Meetings

ERL has tabled a log of claims which details a change from the current full time 35 and 38 ... read more

ASU Member Update Meetings: City of Launceston 2021 EA Bargaining

The ASU will be holding the following member update meetings across Council. All ASU ... read more

Hobsons Bay Library & Customer Service Proposal – ASU Advice

Australian Services Union (ASU) Organisers and Delegates are concerned about the proposal to ... read more

Brimbank City Council Enterprise Agreement Update Meeting

The ASU will be holding a general meeting to provide an update on the progress of enterprise ... read more

Maroondah City Council Log of Claims Members Meetings coming up Thursday

To better protect workers in an increasingly dangerous world, the ASU has developed new ... read more

Benalla Rural City Council Log of Claims Paid Time Members Meeting This Week

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

Delegates invited to meeting with Victoria’s Gender Equality Commissioner and more

The ASU has been working with other unions to arrange for the Gender Equality Commissioner, Dr ... read more

Aged Care Employee Day

Last Saturday 7 August was Aged Care Employee Day. The ASU made this video to thank all our ... read more

West Coast Council – ASU Log of Claims & endorsement meetings

As negotiations have been scheduled to commence on Monday 6 September, your ASU delegates, ... read more

Melbourne CC – Paid Time ASU Members Meeting: FRIDAY 13 AUGUST, 9AM VIA ZOOM

For two months now, the ASU Negotiating Team has been locked in renewed negotiations with CoM ... read more

It takes paid leave to leave

Family and domestic violence is at crisis levels during the COVID-19 pandemic. ASU members ... read more

Parks Victoria Members Meeting – EA Offer

Management has put a new offer on the table to try to resolve the Parks Victoria ... read more

Delegates invited to meeting with Victoria’s Gender Equality Commissioner and more

The ASU has been working with other unions to arrange for the Gender Equality Commissioner, Dr ... read more

MHA Care EBA Update

We have gone through all of managements proposed changes to your Enterprise Agreement (EA). ... read more

Moira Healthcare Alliance – Your pay and conditions under attack

ASU Members met on 5th August to discuss managements proposed Enterprise Agreement (EA). ... read more

Enterprise Agreement Update: Southern Midlands Council

Thanks for attending meetings in your workplace. You told us you want to see improvements to ... read more

Essential Not Expendable campaign briefing at Good Shepherd

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

ASU EA Update @ RAV

As you know your enterprise agreement was voted up by staff and awaiting certification by the ... read more

Water Industry Delegates Network Meeting – Monday 23 August

The Water Industry Delegates Network is back, and there’s a lot to discuss. Come along to ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Stonnington City Council: Nomination of Claudia Farha.

On Tuesday 3rd August 2021 ASU member Claudia Farha formally nominated to become an ASU ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – Youth Services Union Meeting

Australian Services Union represents Youth Services in Councils across Victoria. We value the ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at YSAS

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Win For ASU Members at Ventia

As you are aware the ASU sought Fair Work Commission assistance with getting Ventia to commit ... read more

Councilors interested in webinar on home care packages

*  By submitting the form you are agreeing to be contacted by the ASU with updates on aged ... read more

Hepburn Shire Council Enterprise Bargaining Update No 1

Well done to all ASU members for your feedback and for attending the rounds of scheduled ... read more

Derwent Valley Council Enterprise Agreement Update

Today we have re-lodged the Protected Action Ballot with Fair Work to ensure every member’s ... read more

Yarra City Council Enterprise Bargaining Update No 4

Thank you to all of you who attended our previous member meetings and provided us your ... read more

Save our Local Services at Moira Shire Council

From an underfunded aged care system, a massive rise in insecure work, through to more and ... read more

ASU Catholic Care Victoria Restructure Consultation Update

The ASU will be holding a meeting via Zoom for members at Catholic Care Victoria to discuss ... read more

Save our Local Services at Campaspe Shire Council

From an underfunded aged care system, a massive rise in insecure work, through to more and ... read more

Community Legal Centres Log of Claims Vote

ASU Assistant Branch Secretary will be holding a meeting via Zoom to vote on the Community ... read more

Bayside City Council Log of Claims Meetings

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

Eastern Regional Libraries Bargaining Update

Your ASU Delegates Sue, Robin, Amy and Steph have been meeting with representatives from ERL ... read more

QANTAS ANNOUNCES STANDDOWNS

This morning Qantas announced that 2,500 of its workers would be stood down for 2 months from ... read more

Moira Health Care Alliance – Meeting to discuss enterprise agreement

You would be aware that MHA Care has put an enterprise agreement out to the vote. The ASU was ... read more

Mt Alexander Shire Council Enterprise Bargaining Update

We last met with management on Thursday 1 July 2021. At that meeting, we failed to reach ... read more

Coliban Water – Online meeting to discuss the Enterprise Agreement negotiations

As you may be aware, the Australian Services Union (ASU), Professionals Australia (PA) and a ... read more

Essential not Expendable – It’s time to take action!

It’s just not right that community sector workers are declared to be essential by the state ... read more

Catholic Care Victoria Restructure – Delegates Involved in Change Management

ASU delegates and organisers are heavily involved in change management at Catholic Care ... read more

Bargaining begins for Multi Business Agreement in Community Health

Delegates from across the 28 Community Health Centres covered by the Multi Business Agreement ... read more

Protracted Bargaining Period Yields Results

Sometimes bargaining for a new EA can drag on for months, and in some cases, years. Anglicare ... read more

Delegate Profile – Suzanne Schulz – Clarence City Council

Suzanne is one of our newest Delegates, having been in the role for less than six ... read more

State Public Sector Bargaining

The State Government recently announced changes to its Wages Policy, which mean that any ... read more

Community Legal Centres – Meeting to endorse log of claims

A meeting has been called for all ASU members at community legal centres to discuss and vote ... read more

ASU Members are getting Vaccinated Now on Paid Time

Community and Public Sector employers are responding to ASU members requests to get vaccinated ... read more

Delegate Profile – Nicole Guns

Nicole Guns is a newly elected Delegate at East Gippsland Shire. Nic works as a community laws ... read more

ASU Climate Action and Sustainability Network

The ASU accepts that climate change is occurring and believes practical action must be planned ... read more

Enterprise Agreement Offer – Vote No!

The Enterprise Agreement (EA) voting period starts today! The vote is open Monday 2 - Friday 6 ... read more

Kentish and Latrobe Councils – Meeting Notice

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding joint meetings for both Kentish and Latrobe ... read more

** Vision Super Local Heroes 2021 Terms and Conditions**

  Information relating to entry, the collection of personal information and prizes ... read more

Derwent Valley Council Ballot Hiccup Yet We Stand United

Please see attached here the release of the Protected Action Ballot outcome, which was ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Anchor

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Bendigo City Council Log of Claims Members Meeting Coming Up

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

CHC Log of Claims Multi Business Agreement Member’s Meeting

Following meetings and consultation with members throughout the sector, the ASU Community ... read more

City of Launceston 2021 EA ASU Bargaining Update

Significant progress has been achieved to date at the bargaining table with some positive ... read more

Are you really valued? Reasons to Vote No on Casey EA!

“Admiration” now “most valuable resources” - does EA offer reflect what council really ... read more

Ventia – EBA Update

The ASU wrote to Ventia on the 30th of June, advising of our intention of proceeding with a ... read more

MiCare – Online meeting to discuss employee ballot and next steps

As you may be aware, the proposed enterprise agreement has been rejected by a majority of ... read more

North Central CMA Enterprise Bargaining Update

Your ASU bargaining team (including delegate nominee Rod White) met with management today ... read more

Derwent Valley Council Enterprise Agreement Update Negotiations: Feedback needed

Your ASU bargaining team met with Council management representatives on Tuesday. Council’s ... read more

Bargaining Concerns at Wodonga City Council

Management has tabled a draft of the enterprise agreement. They have removed clauses and ... read more

Kingston Childcare Update

Following the recent round of visits and survey results, the ASU has collated the feedback ... read more

Closing Today: Greater Western Water Diversity and Inclusion Pulse Survey

It’s not often that the ASU recommends that members complete a survey being conducted by ... read more

Bass Coast SC – Let us know your priorities for the next enterprise agreement

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR BASS COAST SHIRE COUNCIL WORKERS Bargaining for a new ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Star Health

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Swan Hill RC – Correction

We wish to correct a part of the email sent yesterday to ASU members at Swan Hill Rural City ... read more

Melbourne CC – Fair Work Commission – quick update

The ASU, ANMF and City of Melbourne appeared before the Fair Work Commission today and ... read more

Geelong CC – ASU members EA Update July 2021

Better Pay and Conditions For Local Government Workers: Geelong City Council Every ASU ... read more

Casey CC – ASU representatives urge all employees to vote NO, every vote matters!

It’s nearly here! The vote for your Enterprise Agreement runs 2 - 6 August. Why Vote ... read more

Swan Hill RC – Correcting the record

Recently the CEO put out a video message about the enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) ... read more

Loddon SC – ASU survey on your priorities for the next enterprise agreement

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

City of Melbourne – Fair Work Today

This afternoon the ASU Negotiating Team will attend the Fair Work Commission about your ... read more

Survey For Better Vaccine Support

The ASU has been working closely with other health unions to lobby the federal government ... read more

WHAT DO WE WANT?

ASU members are standing up and fighting back against Councils and Libraries pitiful pay ... read more

ASU City Works update July 2021

ASU Office and Delegates met with management of City-Works last week. We discussed and ... read more

TasWater’s Offer Not Good Enough

ASU MEETINGS TasWater has halted enterprise bargaining and is planning on putting their ... read more

Bendigo City Council Log of Claims Members Meeting Coming Up

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

Yarra Ranges Shire Council – Paid ASU members meetings

Paid members meetings to discuss the ASU Log of Claims to be held at Yarra Ranges Shire ... read more

Bayside City Council Log of Claims Survey

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement will be commencing soon. As an ASU Member, you are ... read more

It’s almost time to VOTE NO to EGSC EBA offer

All ASU members should have had a chance to read management’s latest EBA offer. This “final ... read more

Community Legal Centres – Meeting to discuss draft Log of Claims

A meeting has been called by ASU members at Community Legal Centres to discuss the Draft Log ... read more

Gippsland Water – ASU Agreement Update

Have we reached agreement? We have agreed to send a draft Agreement to Industrial Relations ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Maroondah Council Workers

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement is about to commence. As an ASU Member you are ... read more

Community Health Centre Multi-Employer Business Agreement

ASU CHC delegates have already attended their first negotiation as bargaining representatives ... read more

Stonnington CC – ASU Aged Care Meeting Cancelled

Due to the extension of current restrictions relating to the COVID-19 outbreak in Melbourne, I ... read more

Kingborough Council – Enterprise Agreement Voting Time

Bargaining for your enterprise agreement has now concluded with no further movement from ... read more

NCCMA Enterprise Agreement Negotiations To Commence Shortly

The ASU has received notice from North Central Catchment Management Authority (NCCMA) that ... read more

All Health Workers Eligible For Pfizer Vaccine

The Victorian Department of Health has issued a notice advising all health care workers listed ... read more

Waratah/Wynyard Council – Meeting Notice

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings across Waratah/Wynyard Council. These ... read more

Upcoming ASU meetings at Greater City of Bendigo Council postponed

The Victorian Government last week announced further restrictions to limit the spread of ... read more

Review of the Mental Health Act

As part of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, ... read more

Hobsons Bay Union Survey

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Australian Council of Trade Union’s Congress

You’re invited to attend the Australian Council of Trade Union’s Congress for 2021. This ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions Survey: Benalla Council Workers

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

Central Goldfields Shire Council ASU says Vote No

Agreement negotiations started in March this year. We have pushed for improvements and ... read more

City of Melbourne Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Update

We attended today’s meeting expecting to receive a revised offer and response to the ASU’s ... read more

Bendigo City Council Log of Claims Members Meeting Coming Up

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

Library Liaison Group Meeting

You’re invited to the next Library Liaison Network Meeting via zoom DATE: Tuesday 27 ... read more

Update over major changes at LCHS

The ASU has written to LCHS advising them of the impact these changes within the Behavioural ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Enterprise Agreement update

Improving conditions, clause by clause Over the past weeks, the ASU Negotiating Team has been ... read more

Council Aged Care Delegates Meeting

The ASU will be holding the next instalment of our online monthly delegate meeting. DATE: ... read more

Stonnington City Council Paid Aged Care Members Meeting

The ASU has organised a PAID members meeting to discuss: Federal changes in the aged care ... read more

TasWater Enterprise Agreement Meeting

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding a meeting at the Zeehan Depot next ... read more

West Coast Council Enterprise Agreement Meetings

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings across West Coast Council next ... read more

Sorell Council Classifications Update

Thanks for attending the recent meeting regarding classifications. Our legal team would like ... read more

WRRG Good news! Government agrees in principle to Transmission of Business

The ASU has spoken to WRRG representatives this morning and we have been advised that the ... read more

No response from CoM to ASU Counter Offer

The ASU Negotiating Team met with City of Melbourne on Monday expecting to receive a revised ... read more

Vote NO to EGSC EBA offer

The access period to review management’s latest enterprise agreement offer started on Monday ... read more

Wodonga CC – Reminder: Log of Claims Survey

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement at Wodonga has commenced. The ASU has been ... read more

Major Change – Launch Housing, Elizabeth Street Common Ground

Launch Housing has advised the ASU that they are proposing a restructure for Elizabeth Street ... read more

ASU Glen Eira Warrawee Member Update

As advised in the previous update provided to you on Tuesday 4 May 2021, the ASU had spoken to ... read more

Casey Paid EA Update Meetings and No Vote

The ASU will be holding PAID meetings to discuss in detail the final position and voting ... read more

CFA Log of Claims – Meeting and survey

After many months of discussions with members, your ASU CFA PTA Log of Claims is just about ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Anglicare Broadmeadows office

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Moorabool SC – ASU members vote to accept Council’s offer

ASU members have voted to accept Councils offer of $27.50 per week for 3 years including full ... read more

Casey Enterprise Agreement Update – STILL A NO VOTE.

The ASU has been provided with a draft document which we have now reviewed.  We are still in ... read more

Swan Hill RC – Your choice or the CEO’s?

The CEO told you in a recent video that “you won’t have enough money to retire on to have a ... read more

Moonee Valley Childcare Members Meeting

As flagged in the newsletter earlier this week, as part of the negotiations for a new ... read more

Melbourne CC – ASU Members reject offer and to propose counter-offer tomorrow

Over 100 ASU members met today to determine the ASU response to the latest offer from City of ... read more

CHC Delegates the power behind a successful agreement

Thank you for your support in encouraging members to complete the ASU CHC Log of Claims Survey ... read more

Derwent Valley Council Offer Falls Short: Reserving Your Right to Take Action

Your ASU bargaining team met with Council management representatives today. A summary of the ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Anglicare After hours

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Major Change- Launch Housing, Elizabeth Street Common Ground

Launch Housing has advised the ASU that they are proposing ra restructure for Elizabeth Street ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council Urgent Meeting – Updated EBA Offer

Management have increased their offer to $27.50 per week with full back pay. We will be ... read more

City of Melbourne – ASU Members meeting 2.15pm Wednesday

The ASU will be holding a members meeting tomorrow at 2pm. The purpose of this meeting is to ... read more

Anglicare Tasmania 2021 Collective Agreement – ASU Update

As you would be aware your 2021 Collective Agreement is now available for your review in ... read more

City of Melbourne Bargaining Update

The City of Melbourne has put a new element of the offer on the table. They are now ... read more

Gannawarra Shire Crisis on the Frontline Meetings

ASU Organiser Clay O’Brien will be holding meetings to provide you with an update on our ... read more

Hindmarsh Shire Crisis on the Frontline Meetings

All workers at Hindmarsh Shire Council are invited to meet with ASU Campaign Organiser, Clay ... read more

Important Catholic Care Victoria ASU Members Update

WORKPLACE REDESIGN NEXT STEPS. The ASU is continuing to meet with CCV Management to be ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – Childcare Services Schedule meeting

Management has scheduled a meeting to discuss the Schedule that covers childcare ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at ACSO

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at YACVic

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

VCOSS prepares to Bargain

The ASU has held an initial discussion with your employer to schedule some future meeting ... read more

Ventia – ASU enterprise agreement update and survey

We recently concluded a round of visits to discuss options to get Ventia to agree to commence ... read more

AEMO management breaks off negotiations! ASU meeting 8 July

Click here to register for the ASU EBA meeting on 8 July. AEMO management is trying to rush ... read more

Women With Disabilities – ASU meeting to discuss draft enterprise agreement

You are invited to a meeting to discuss the draft enterprise agreement for Women With ... read more

Latrobe CC – ASU member meetings- EA Coming to Crunch Time

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement continued with a meeting held between your ASU ... read more

Good Shepherd Essential not Expendable campaign meeting

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Good Shepherd You are invited to attend a ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council Stop Work Update

Well done to everyone who attended the stop work meeting on Wednesday. If you have not already ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Whitehorse Manningham Library Workers

Preparation for negotiations for a new Enterprise Agreement has now commenced! As an ASU ... read more

Manningham Council – Members meetings and EA progress at last!

We will be holding members meetings next week to update you on a win in bargaining for your ... read more

Meetings next week – indexation and job insecurity in the community sector – our campaign is working

I want to invite you to a meeting to discuss important developments that affect the community ... read more

Breaking News: Indexation and job insecurity in the community sector – our campaign is working

We have some bad news and some hopefully really good news. Two members meetings have been ... read more

APM – Vote NO to the termination of your enterprise agreement

APM are once again attempting to strip your rights at work. APM have asked you to vote in ... read more

Derwent Valley Council backflip on fair pay

Your union attended a meeting today and received the following news: Derwent Valley Council ... read more

Hepburn SC – Log of Claims Members Meeting Coming Up!

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS Every ASU member is unique, and ... read more

Stonnington City Council Delegate Election Outcome

The ASU is proud to announce that the following members have now been elected as an ASU Shop ... read more

Kingston CC – ASU Child Care Update and Survey

ASU Organiser Lorraine Di Pietrantonio recently held a round of visits at three centres. We ... read more

Concerns over major changes at Latrobe Community Health Service

LCHS’s proposed major changes to classification levels and pay point progression in the ... read more

Kingston Library Survey

ASU Organiser Lorraine Di Pietrantonio recently held a round of visits at various Kingston ... read more

Superannuation Increase – 1 July 2021

You might have heard about the Superannuation Guarantee, that’s the legal minimum employers ... read more

New Delegates at Metro Tasmania

Recently a group of employees at Metro Tasmania in the administrative areas of the ... read more

Importance of honesty during workplace investigations

It’s always been important to act honestly during a workplace investigation. And it’s now ... read more

Delegate Profile – Lachlan Marshall

Lachlan Marshall is a new ASU delegate but long-time supporter of the trade union movement. He ... read more

Support for the Essential Not Expendable Campaign

Staff at Centre for Non-Violence recently met to hear about the ASU’s Essential Not Expendable ... read more

More onshoring of jobs in the energy industry

Our union strongly opposes the outsourcing and offshoring of jobs. It’s always bad for workers ... read more

ASU members at CFA working to improve conditions for all!

CFA members are feeling the pleasure of their success with 2.5% back pay now in their ... read more

Check out the new aged care campaign page #LocalGovCares!

Aged care in local government performs a critical social service for the community, but it is ... read more

Mandatory vaccination for residential care workers

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Monday night announced that residential care workers will ... read more

BackPay Win at at Greater Bendigo

During an ASU member meeting at Bendigo Council depot, members raised an ongoing issue -  some ... read more

EA negotiations across Victoria Heat Up!

The ASU’s 2021 bargaining strategy is starting to show some real results, as members stand up ... read more

City West Water & Western Water – Updated information on requests to sign new employment contracts

ASU members have raised concerns with ASU officials about a reported requirement to sign new ... read more

Important On the Line ASU members update

ASU delegates and senior leadership met with OTL senior management on Tuesday 28 June, to ... read more

City of Melbourne – No revised offer put today

The ASU met with management today for a further EA negotiation meeting. We were expecting that ... read more

Q&A on Finishing Up at Knox In-Home Aged Care This Week

The ASU is conscious that CHSP funded services are ceasing at Knox City Council this week. You ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council Congratulations and Celebrations

ASU Members have voted down managements insulting EBA offer. There will be a stop-work ... read more

Better pay and conditions for City of Greater Bendigo council workers

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

King Island Council – ASU Meetings

Your ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy and ASU Coordinator Aaron De La Torre will be holding meetings ... read more

ASU Members GRLC Protected Industrial Action Update

The ASU has notified GRLC of the intention that all ASU members will be stopping work on ... read more

Latrobe City Council Aged & Disability Meeting

The ASU will be holding a meeting for all Home and Community Care members and non-members to ... read more

Melbourne CC – “This is not our final offer” (D. Stella, City of Melbourne representative, Fair Work Commission hearing, 25 June 2021)

The ASU attended a Fair Work Commission hearing on Friday with the City of Melbourne to report ... read more

Central Highlands Water – First Enterprise Agreement Meeting for 2021

Your ASU bargaining team, including your delegates, met with Management on Thursday to begin ... read more

West Wimmera SC – Enterprise agreement update meeting this Thursday

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement has reached the stage where we need your ... read more

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR WRRG WORKERS

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

Moonee Valley City Council EA Update Meeting – Thursday 1 July

This Thursday, the ASU will be having a meeting at the Depot to provide an update about ... read more

Central Goldfields Shire Council EA Negotiations Update

Your current Agreement expires 30 June 2021. We are able to announce an update. We have ... read more

City West Water & Western Water – Advice not to sign the new contract

The ASU has been made aware by Delegates across City West Water and Western Water, that ... read more

East Gippsland SC – Bargaining Update

On Thursday 24th June East Gippsland Shire Council responded to ASU bargaining ... read more

Bethany – ASU member meetings and enterprise agreement update

The Bethany Enterprise Agreement is due to be put out for an access period and vote post ... read more

Mornington Peninsula SC Enterprise Agreement Outcome

The ASU is pleased to advise that the Agreement has been successfully voted up with a 93% Yes ... read more

Golden Plains SC – Union meetings at Golden Plains Shire Council next week

ASU Assistant Secretary Melissa Wainwright and ASU Organiser Will Wyatt will be visiting ... read more

Colac Otway SC – Union meetings at Colac Otway Shire Council next week

ASU Organiser Will Wyatt will be visiting Colac Otway Shire Council next week to discuss the ... read more

Glen Eira CC EA Update: Agreement in Principle Reached!

The ASU bargaining group met with Glen Eira this week about the proposed rollover enterprise ... read more

Moonee Valley Councillors vote for 1.15% pay deal

Last night, Councillors voted up a budget that provides for a wage increase of just ... read more

Moorabool Shire Council 5 Reasons to Vote No

Councillor allowances are budgeted to increase by 4.4% CEO costs are budgeted to increase ... read more

South East Water – Result of ASU ballot on enterprise agreement

The ASU’s online ballot on the South East Water Agreement has now closed. Thank you to ... read more

Burnie City Council – VOTE NO

On Tuesday 29 June 2021, you will be asked to vote on your new Enterprise Agreement. Your ... read more

Community Care – Workplace vaccination support

On June 1st a newsletter was sent out identifying which councils are providing support to ... read more

ASU CHC Members Bargaining Bulletin

The Community Health Centre Multi Employer Collective Agreement is soon to be re-negotiated, ... read more

Boroondara City Council VOTE NO to the 2021 EBA to get a better deal!

Vote No as your pay increase offer still falls below ASU members expectations. Vote No as ... read more

EBA Update Meetings at Mount Alexander Shire Council

Council have increased their EBA offer which is now: 1st year – 1.25% or $20 per week ... read more

Are jobs at risk due to low indexation?

At the start of each financial year community sector agencies funded by the state government ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Uniting Metro AOD MH

You are invited to attend one of two meetings to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Waratah/Wynyard Council Enterprise Agreement Survey

Bargaining for your enterprise agreement is commencing soon, therefore we need to compile the ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at No To Violence

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

ASU Local Government Delegates Network Meeting Rescheduled

Our monthly local government delegates network meeting has been rescheduled from 30 June ... read more

ASU CHC Delegates Bulletin

Thanks for attending our preliminary meeting of delegates to kick off EA negotiations for the ... read more

Reminder: Have your say Community Legal Centre Multi Business Bargaining

The survey that will help determine the ASU member’s log of claims for the community legal ... read more

South East Water – ASU online Ballot closing soon. Have your say on your pay!

The ASU's online ballot on the South East Water Agreement will close at close-of-business on ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at MIND

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Claro

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Melbourne CC – ASU Lunchtime sessions

Got a question about the current wage offer from management? Or want to know what the ASU’s ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – Community Care enterprise agreement conditions

The ASU has recently started talks with management about the schedule to the enterprise ... read more

Central Coast Council – ASU Members Only Meeting

Our latest negotiations meeting was held on Thursday 17 June. The wage increase offer was ... read more

Moorabool SC – VOTE NO

From this Friday you will be asked to vote on your enterprise agreement. Council is ... read more

Maroondah CC – Delegates needed!

Maroondah council will be negotiating a new Enterprise Agreement this year and we will be ... read more

Kentish & Latrobe Councils – 1.5% Pay Increase – what are your thoughts

At the recent Joint Consultative Committee meeting, held on Wednesday 16 June 2021, ... read more

The new Mental Health & Wellbeing act

The Royal Commission recommended that the Victorian Government replace the current Mental ... read more

TasWater Meeting to discuss Flexible Work Arrangements with RDO Pattern Issue

The ASU has raised a dispute with TasWater concerning the RDO pattern associated with members ... read more

ASU Meetings at Qantas TOMORROW

The ASU is hosting meetings with our members at the Qantas Contact Centre TOMORROW, Tuesday 22 ... read more

Latrobe Community Health Urgent Attention Required for Consultation

Thank you to everyone who attended the meeting last Thursday regarding changes proposed by ... read more

Reminder: GE Act has arrived – ASU survey on what’s happening at your workplace?

A quick reminder – the ASU is running a short 2-minute survey on the implementation of the ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Berry Street, Eaglemont

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Boroondara City Council Survey Monkey No Vote Result

As you know we sought members feedback to confirm if you supported the ASU to encourage ... read more

Huon Valley Enterprise Agreement Update Meetings

Bargaining meetings for your Enterprise Agreement ended late March and we have been patiently ... read more

Glenorchy City Council hasten a return to surplus

Remarkable news in the Mercury (17 June 2021) from Glenorchy City Council Acting Mayor Bec ... read more

Strathbogie SC – Save our Local Services!

From an underfunded aged care system, a massive rise in insecure work, through to more and ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Melbourne City Mission

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Barwon Child Youth and Family

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Shepparton City Council Have you had to use your accrued leave entitlements for Covid related matters?

Your ASU delegates have been informed by a number of members that they have been advised by ... read more

City of Melbourne – One more thing! Read our Budget Submission

We wrote to you yesterday with an update about the enterprise agreement. You can find that ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at YSAS Morewell

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at ERMHA 365

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Tenants Victoria: Essential not Expendable Meeting

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU's Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Cardinia: What’s next?

Bargaining has concluded. The offer was accepted by a majority of workers. The ASU has raised ... read more

On the Line – Urgent Member’s Meeting

On the Line Members: You all have the right to a safe workplace The ASU has been made aware ... read more

Metro – Enterprise Bargaining for pay and conditions

Your union has written to Metro and requested the commencement of bargaining. We have been ... read more

South East Water Enterprise Agreement 2022 – have your say on your pay!

The State Government has revised its Wages Policy, and SEW management has sought the view of ... read more

Knox CC – Your ASU membership is transferable across employers

The ASU understands Uniting Agewell has taken over aged care clients from Knox City Council ... read more

Banyule CC – Your ASU membership is transferable across employers

The ASU understands Bapt Care has taken over aged care clients from Banyule City Council and ... read more

ASU Enterprise Bargaining Member Meetings. Update #3 Yarra City Council

The ASU and your delegates attended enterprise bargaining meeting nearly every fortnight and ... read more

Urgent meeting called of all LCHS staff on Major Change Proposed

The ASU has been advised by members that Latrobe Community Health Service is proposing a major ... read more

Moonee Valley EA Update and Budget presentation

The ASU Negotiating Team met with management last Thursday for a further meeting regarding a ... read more

Hobart City Council EA Wage Offer Meetings

It’s been 18 months coming, but as you would now be aware, City of Hobart has finally put a ... read more

City of Melbourne EA Management wage offer

The ASU Negotiating Team met with CoM management today for the long-anticipated meeting to ... read more

Urgent Unison Enterprise Agreement Update: Time to Vote

The Unison Enterprise Agreement will be out to vote on June 28 – June 29, 2021, with the ... read more

Swan Hill RC – Update – Members Meetings This Week

We have had to cancel the 3:30pm meeting at the Town Hall. If you were intending on coming to ... read more

Moorabool SC – Urgent Meetings Tomorrow and Friday

Last month Council tabled a draft agreement which removed standby allowance, reduced some ... read more

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR VISION SUPER WORKERS

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

CAFs – Your Hard-Won Conditions are On the Line!

EA negotiations have moved rapidly, with management strongly indicating they expect a vote to ... read more

ASU members meeting at No to Violence

The ASU invites you to an NTV members meeting on 17/06/21 @ 11.30am – 12.30pm over ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at Haven; Home, Safe

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU's Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Frankston Council – Forced To Access Leave During Restrictions?

We need to hear from you about how your hours have been managed during the recent ... read more

CLC Multi Business Agreement ASU Members’ meeting

All ASU members at Community Legal Centres are invited to join a Zoom meeting to discuss the ... read more

Swan Hill Rural City Council – Stand Up for Fair Pay

Council are offering pay rises of 1.5% per annum which is equal to this year’s rate cap. Every ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at EDVOS

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Yarra City Council Parking Officers Night Shift Member Meeting Update

At our meeting on April 22, members raised a number of issues. We have raised them on your ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at BaptCare

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

ASU Delegate Election at Stonnington City Council

ASU member and Shop Steward Maureen Costigan was made redundant. We would like to thank ... read more

Derwent Valley Council ASU Meetings: Council offer

We have news. Council have outlined the contents of an offer relating to your Enterprise ... read more

Glen Eira EA Rollover Offer: We need to hear from you!

The ASU advised members this week that council modified their rollover offer, more info on ... read more

Hepburn SC – Log of Claims Members Meeting Coming Up!

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS Every ASU member is unique, and ... read more

Community Legal Centre Log of Claims Survey

ASU delegates and officials are about to start bargaining for a new community legal centre ... read more

Ventia EBA Update

Your ASU Delegate Andrea and ASU Organiser Lorraine met with representatives of Ventia just ... read more

Kingston Upcoming Library Visits

The ASU will be holding meetings across the library branches details below. All meetings ... read more

Mackillop seeks to bargain with the ASU for a new Enterprise Agreement.

Are you employed at MacKillop as a Case Manager, Program Coordinator, Family Therapist, After ... read more

Frankston Council Direct Care Workers – Forced to Access Leave?

We need to hear from you about how your hours have been managed during the current ... read more

Glen Eira EA Update: Response to Rollover Variation

ASU delegates and officials met with Glen Eira this week about council’s proposal to roll over ... read more

Manningham CC – Enterprise Agreement Update: Negotiations Recommence!

ASU officials and delegates met with Manningham last week following the no vote in late April. ... read more

Kingston Child Care Centre ASU Visits BACK ON!

As it appears the lockdown will be lifted the ASU has organised new dates and time for visits ... read more

East Gippsland SC – ASU member meetings – EA Coming to Crunch Time

Negotiations for a new enterprise agreement continued with a meeting held between your ASU ... read more

Burnie CC – Combined ASU Members Meeting

Burnie City Council management has advised the enterprise agreement bargaining group that they ... read more

West Coast Council ASU Log of Claims Survey

Bargaining for your Enterprise Agreement (EA) is commencing soon and we need to compile the ... read more

Important ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update @ Boroondara City Council

Big thank you to all for your feedback and for attending the recent rounds of scheduled ... read more

Lower Murray Water Agreement Negotiations – tell us what you think!

It was great to see so some of you at our member meeting on Monday and thank you to everyone ... read more

Cardinia SC – How to vote NO to management’s dodgy offer

Voting has now opened at Cardinia Shire Council and will close at 11:59pm on Friday the 11th ... read more

Council Aged Care Delegates Meeting

Next installment of online monthly delegate meeting. Time: 4.00pm – 5.00pm Date: Tuesday ... read more

Gender Equality Act has arrived – what’s happening at your workplace?

The Gender Equality Act 2020 requires certain employers, including councils to take positive ... read more

Horsham RC – Union meetings postponed.

ASU organisers intended to hold discussions with members tomorrow, Wednesday 9 June at the ... read more

Latrobe Community Health Consultation Period Commencing

The ASU has been advised by Latrobe Community Health Service of a proposed relocation of the ... read more

All VCOSS Staff are invited to attend a meeting.

This meeting is being called for all interested staff to discuss: The forthcoming ... read more

Kingston Depot Meeting about Parks and Open Spaces Restructure

The ASU will be holding a PAID union meeting at the Depot detail below to discuss the recent ... read more

Kentish Council ASU Members Meeting

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings at Kentish Council to discuss upcoming ... read more

Latrobe Council ASU Members Meeting

ASU Organiser Jess Cassidy will be holding meetings at Latrobe Council to discuss upcoming ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at On Call Personnel

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Glen Eira CC Enterprise Agreement Update: Response to Rollover Variation

ASU officials and delegates met with Glen Eira recently about council’s proposal to rollover ... read more

Essential not Expendable Campaign Briefing at ERMHA 365

You are invited to attend a meeting to discuss the ASU Essential Not Expendable ... read more

Hobsons Bay City Council Library & Customer Service Meeting

The ASU is writing to Hobsons Bay City Council management about the new project: Learning ... read more

Glen Eira Residential Aged Care – COVID-19 Vaccination Update

The ASU has received concerns from members regarding an email that was sent to employees from ... read more

QVM Members EA Update

A members meeting was held today to allow everyone to meet the new ASU Organiser at Queen ... read more

CHC members turn to have a say!

Bargaining for your new Community Health Centre Multi-Employer Enterprise Agreement (MECCA) is ... read more

Members Resolve to Strengthen the Union at Catholic Care Victoria

Catholic Care Victoria ASU members met this week about the merge and how to address potential ... read more

Glenorchy City Council Enterprise Agreement Update

Your Enterprise Agreement (EA) is now in place. ASU members ran a VOTE NO CAMPAIGN, ... read more

Thorne Harbour Health – Working from home

Since THH management sent staff a directive in April to return to the office, delegates have ... read more

Merri Health ASU member enterprise agreement meeting

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

Improving workplace conditions at Lower Murray Water

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOWER MURRAY WATER WORKERS Enterprise bargaining has been ... read more

Mornington Peninsula SC – Paid EBA Update Meetings & Voting Process

The negotiations have concluded, and the drafting of the document finalised also!  That means ... read more

Yarra Ranges Shire ASU win for Home and Community Care

You might be aware that Yarra Ranges Shire Council has reversed its approach to the tendering ... read more

New Victorian restrictions from 11.59pm on Thursday 3 June

The Victorian Government has today announced new restrictions that will be in place from ... read more

Grow your super

Recent changes to superannuation mean you can now add more into your super without hitting the ... read more

Advice on single site arrangements for aged care workers

With Melbourne Metro being declared a hot spot, additional funding and support is being made ... read more

Kingston CC – Come along to an ASU Direct Care Worker specific meeting

Your ASU delegates Pam and Colleen and Organiser Lorraine will be holding a specific meeting ... read more

Kingston CC Restructure- Parks and Open Space

The ASU has been notified of an organisational restructure impacting the Parks and Open Spaces ... read more

Join the new ASU aged care Facebook group

A new Facebook group only for ASU members working in aged care in local government has been ... read more

Renegotiation of VCOSS Agreement – All staff welcome

ASU members have alerted us to news that your employer intends to commence bargaining for a ... read more

Mental Health Funding

The State Government recently handed down their budget for 2021 / 2022.  The news overall for ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – Financial briefing report-back

The Enterprise Agreement negotiation that was scheduled to take place last week was cancelled ... read more

Delegates Profile – Beena, Ruthi and Mel

We are incredibly proud to be ASU delegates at Carers Victoria. Our motivation stems from our ... read more

Tasmanian Members Forums are back

Last month saw the reintroduction of our regional ASU members’ forums and networking events ... read more

Local Government Amalgamations

Local government amalgamations are back on the table following the re-election of the Gutwein ... read more

UNION WIN: Child Care Underpayments Uncovered

Over the past 18 months, the ASU has recruited 14 new members in early childhood education at ... read more

Wages Policy Bad for Workers

The recently released state budget contains a change to the state wages policy. This ... read more

Standing Up For Members at the Fair Work Commission

Last week the ASU had Powercor & Citipower in the Fair Work Commission because they hadn’t ... read more

Advancing Gender Equality in the Public Sector

The ASU is working to advance gender equality for the benefit of all members. Last week saw ... read more

CHW Pre-Bargaining Meetings Begin

After COVID-related delays, enterprise agreement negotiations will soon begin at Central ... read more

ASU Members Pushing For Greater Building Safety

There’s a Crisis on the Frontline with local government services underfunded or contracted ... read more

ASU Delegate Nominations!

Do you want to have a voice in your workplace? Are you interested in the protection and ... read more

ASU Delegates Standing up for Community Care workers

In-home aged care services delivered by councils have kept vulnerable older people safe at ... read more

The wages and working time of Australian care

Last week at your monthly Community Care delegates meeting, members heard from Jenny Malone – ... read more

Addressing the Crisis on the Frontline

There's a crisis in local government funding that is affecting workers and ... read more

Uniting: Meeting to Discuss Enterprise Agreement Changes

ASU Delegates at Uniting AOD & Mental Health Metro are holding a meeting on Monday June ... read more

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council – ASU: To bargain or not to bargain? It’s YOUR decision

Your union has been advised that Glamorgan Spring Bay Council have written to you with the ... read more

Melbourne CC – Management back at the negotiating table

The City of Melbourne has agreed to meet with the ASU and other Unions back at the bargaining ... read more

Berry Street – Change proposed for Northern and Western Region

The ASU has been sent a change impact statement by Berry Street in accordance with the Berry ... read more

Upcoming ASU meeting at Ventia postponed

The Victorian Government has announced restrictions to limit the spread of ... read more

Upcoming ASU meetings at Kingston Childcare sites postponed.

The Victorian Government has announced further restrictions to limit the spread of ... read more

Upcoming ASU BBQ at Moira Shire postponed.

Last week the Victorian Government announced further restrictions to limit the spread of ... read more

Mt Alexander SC – Meetings rescheduled due to lockdown

We met with management last week and they have tabled a pay offer of 1.25% or $20 per week ... read more

Libraries Lockdown Update

The Victorian Government restrictions to limit the spread of coronavirus involve the closure ... read more

(It’s Almost) TIME TO TAKE ACTION

Council have agreed to withdraw the draft enterprise agreement and continue negotiations with ... read more

Impact of new restrictions community sector workers

ASU members will be aware that there are new restrictions impacting your work. Below we cover ... read more

Tell the Andrews Government community sector workers are essential not expendable

The services delivered by the Victorian community sector are essential. Yet, despite helping ... read more

Moonee Valley Report Back: Meeting with Management – Parking Changes

Targets The ASU met with management today regarding pressure on parking officers to bring in ... read more

DVVic ASU Member Meeting – Major Change

You should now have received a change impact statement and further information on how the ... read more

VicRoads Privatisation – Sign The Petition Today

The ASU continues to lobby the State Government around the proposed ‘modernisation’ of ... read more

7 day lockdown announced for Victoria from 11.59pm tonight

The Victorian Government has today announced further restrictions to limit the spread of ... read more

Redesign of the performance framework at Brimbank

Brimbank City Council has written to the ASU about a proposed change to the Annual Discussion ... read more

Thorne Harbour Health Proposed Changes

The ASU has been made aware of a proposed change at Thorne Harbour Health to the Health ... read more

Knox Council proposed rollover- tell us what you think!

It was great to see so many of you at our member meetings on Tuesday and thank you to everyone ... read more

MyState – Your Enterprise Agreement Ballot

MyState has today notified members of the bargaining group that they intend to put the ... read more

Devonport City Council – Vote YES to the proposed Enterprise Agreement

Tomorrow, the 27th May, voting will take place for the new Enterprise Agreement. This ... read more

Nillumbik Shire Council – Save our Local Services

From an underfunded aged care system, a massive rise in insecure work, through to more and ... read more

Shepparton City Council Save our Local Services

From an underfunded aged care system, a massive rise in insecure work, through to more and ... read more

Darebin CC – Save our Local Services!

From an underfunded aged care system, a massive rise in insecure work, through to more and ... read more

Union meetings at Horsham Rural City on Wed 9 June

ASU Organiser Will Wyatt will be holding meetings at Horsham Rural City Council to discuss our ... read more

Hepburn Shire Council ASU Organiser Visit

The ASU will be visiting Hepburn Shire Council this week. DATE: Thursday 27 ... read more

ASU BBQ Lunch at Moira Shire

The ASU is providing a BBQ lunch at Moira Shire so union members can meet our union’s ... read more

UnCapp our Wages: Positive signs in today’s budget

As you’ll be aware, the CoM released the draft budget today. The ASU has analysed the budget ... read more

Clarence CC – Vote No

Voting opens tomorrow, Wednesday 26 May, on management's proposed enterprise agreement. You ... read more

Now on online only – Essential Not Expendable meeting tomorrow

Our meeting tomorrow night will go ahead online due to new restrictions. Thanks to members ... read more

Barwon Child Youth and Family ASU Member Contact and Engagement Meeting

The  ASU holds meetings between ASU Delegates, HR and management at least every 3 months (more ... read more

Unison Enterprise Agreement Update – Post Members Meeting

As we enter a critical point in Enterprise Agreement (EA) negotiations your understanding and ... read more

Major Change- Connect Health and Community, Gamblers Help Southern

Connect Health has advised the ASU that they are proposing changes to the team structures ... read more

Cardinia Shire Council – Vote No!

The ASU does not recommend the latest offer from management. History ASU & ANMF had to ... read more

New Restrictions on Gatherings and Rules on Mask Wearing in Greater Melbourne

The Victorian Government has today announced new restrictions on gatherings and new rules on ... read more

Hobsons Bay CC – ASU Home Care case off to Federal Court.

ASU with our lawyers Maurice Blackburn is running a dispute about whether a very small number ... read more

ASU EA Update – EA Offer and Meeting reminder @ RAV

In preparation for our pending meetings, we would like to provide you with some further ... read more

ASU Enterprise Bargaining Update No 4 @ Boroondara City Council

On 20th May 2021, the ASU attended an EA meeting and we informed Boroondara City Council their ... read more

Commonwealth Government’s Response To The Royal Commission Recommendations

Earlier this year the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety made 148 ... read more

Northern Grampians SC – Paid union meetings to discuss Log of Claims

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS Every ASU member is unique, and ... read more

New Union Agreement at RDAC

Your union, Australian Services Union (ASU), is pleased to announce that we have reached ... read more

Moorabool SC – No Respect For Workers

We thought management's pay offer which guarantees that your wages will not keep up with cost ... read more

ASU Budget Update for the Social and Community Services Sector

The Victorian Budget includes significant investment in Victoria’s mental health system and ... read more

Victorian Budget Update for Local Government Workers

The Victorian State Budget has a focus on rebuilding Victoria's mental health ... read more

Pyrenees Shire Council Crisis on the Frontline Meetings

ASU Organiser Clay O’Brien will be holding meetings at Pyrenees Shire Council to discuss our ... read more

Hume City Council Members EA Update May 2021

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement (EA) has started at Council, with ASU setting the ... read more

Hindmarsh Shire Council – Crisis on the Frontline

ASU members at Hindmarsh Shire Council recently met to discuss our campaign for better funding ... read more

Southern Midlands Council Draft ASU Log of Claims

Enterprise Bargaining for your pay and conditions is underway. Thank you for the feedback ... read more

Gannawarra Shire Council – Crisis on the Frontline

ASU members at Gannawarra Shire Council recently met to discuss our campaign for better ... read more

ASU visits to Mitchell Shire Council

The ASU will be visiting members at Mitchell Shire Council. DATE: Thursday 27 May TIME: ... read more

Cardinia Shire Council Info Session

The ASU will be holding the last ASU online info session and report back on the EA. DATE: ... read more

Local Government Delegates Network

Reminding all Local Government Delegates that the monthly Local Government Delegates Network ... read more

Hobson’s Bay – A way forward

The ASU bargaining team met and here is our view. Bargaining has been challenging. This ... read more

Un-Capp our Wages: ASU Members at City of Melbourne vote to take industrial action

On Wednesday, more than 150 ASU members met to discuss the next steps in the ‘un-Capp our ... read more

Ventia EA Update Meeting

Your ASU Delegate Andrea and ASU Organiser Lorraine met with representatives of Ventia on ... read more

Knox City Council Enterprise Agreement- Have Your Say

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

Jesuit Social Services Members and Non-Members Meeting

The ASU will be holding two 30-minute meetings to discuss workplace and sector-wide matters as ... read more

Maribyrnong City Council Depot General Meeting

The ASU will be holding a general meeting. Members and potential members are invited and ... read more

Horsham Rural City Council proposed changes

The ASU has been advised of proposed changes in the Arts, Culture & Recreation Department ... read more

ASU Lodges Petition with Burnie City Council

Today, the ASU lodged our community petition with your General Manager in accordance with the ... read more

Brimbank City Council Enterprise Bargaining Update

ASU Delegates met on Tuesday 18 May. We prepared a statement for Cmr Yilmaz at the Fair Work ... read more

Library Liaison Group Meeting

Members of the Library Liaison are invited to meet via zoom next week. DATE: Tuesday 25 ... read more

Union Meetings Rescheduled – Mount Alexander Shire Council

Due to unforeseen circumstances tomorrows EBA meeting with management has been cancelled. We ... read more

City of Melbourne un-Capp our wages reminder:

The Members meeting to discuss next steps in the Enterprise Agreement is taking place at ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Launch Housing Workers

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement is soon to commence. As an ASU Member you are ... read more

Southern Midlands Council Enterprise Bargaining Meetings

Southern Midlands Council has notified the ASU of their intent to commence Enterprise ... read more

Paid ASU Members Meeting for Home Support Staff at Bendigo

The ASU has organised a paid members meeting for workers in Home Support services at Bendigo ... read more

Community Care Delegates Meeting

You’re invited to the ASU’s next Community Care Delegates Meeting. DATE: Monday 24 ... read more

ASU Organiser Visiting Warrnambool Depot Tomorrow

ASU Organiser Darren Dwyer will tomorrow visit the Warrnambool Depot. He will be available to ... read more

Congratulations ERMHA365 ASU members – you have a win!

Today ASU members at ERMHA 365 had a victory in preventing staff from being forced to use ... read more

Wangaratta City Council – Save our Local Services

From an underfunded aged care system, a massive rise in insecure work, through to more and ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – EA Negotiations Meeting 2: Management want to reduce your personal leave

ASU delegates met with management on Thursday 13 May about a new enterprise agreement. What ... read more

TasWater – ASU Meetings and Enterprise Bargaining Update

Bargaining is underway for your new enterprise agreement. The ASU, your delegates and other ... read more

CFA Gender Equality Survey

All workplaces across the public sector are now expected to take positive action to improve ... read more

Central Highlands Water – Notice of Meetings

A meeting has been called by ASU members at Central Highlands Water to discuss the enterprise ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for City of Greater Geelong Workers

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

EBA Update – Mount Alexander Shire Council

Over the last couple of weeks, we have made steady progress on your new enterprise agreement. ... read more

Essential Not Expendable Campaign Meeting Notice

The Essential Not Expendable campaign was launched by ASU Community Sector members a couple of ... read more

Hindmarsh Shire Council Crisis on the Frontline Meetings

ASU Organiser Clay O’Brien will be holding meetings at Hindmarsh Shire Council to discuss our ... read more

City of Port Phillip – Save our Local Services

From an underfunded aged care system, a massive rise in insecure work, through to more and ... read more

Darebin CC – Restructure Update – Parks and Open Space and City Works

ASU Delegates Craig and Brad, along with Secretary Lisa Darmanin met with management ... read more

Manningham City Council Your Enterprise Agreement – Next Steps!

After the success of the no vote, we are keen to recommence bargaining with Council as soon as ... read more

Casey City Council EA Offer – No Deal

Following member consultation, it was very clear that members wanted the ASU to continue to ... read more

ASU information sessions at Cardinia Shire

We are holding information sessions at Cardinia Shire so ASU members, and potential members of ... read more

Bendigo CC – ASU Meetings To Discuss Enterprise Agreement

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS Every ASU member is unique, and ... read more

Merri Community Health Enterprise Agreement update and meeting invite

ASU representatives attended a “without prejudice” enterprise agreement meeting on May ... read more

Eastern Regional Libraries Log of Claims Endorsement

We have recently completed a round of meetings where we sought feedback on the log of claims, ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council ASU Presents Your Log of Claims

ASU representatives will meet with management today for a negotiation for a new Enterprise ... read more

West Wimmera SC – ASU Meeting at Edenhope Depot on Thursday 20 May

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS Every ASU member is unique, and ... read more

Ventia EBA Update

Ventia advised ASU via a memo in mid-April that they would be able to discuss with us ... read more

Melbourne CC – Un-Capp our Wages!

It’s been nearly three years since you’ve received a pay rise at City of Melbourne. Under ... read more

Carer’s Victoria Enterprise Agreement Negotiations – First Meeting

The ASU would like to thank all members who completed the member survey and have participated ... read more

Boroondara CC – Just one meeting scheduled before Council is calling for an Enterprise Agreement vote!

ASU representatives met with management for further negotiation on a new enterprise agreement ... read more

Major Change- Regional Operations | Outer East | EACH

EACH has advised the ASU that they are proposing changes to the team structures within the ... read more

NHVR Update – ASU Members Survey on Telematics and Duty Driving

The ASU is in the process of preparing our dispute regarding the lack of consultation around ... read more

Your Budget update: Social and Community Services

ASU Members campaign and WIN. But there is more work to do. Your union was part of the ... read more

Important Parks Victoria ASU Members Meeting on Teams

ASU members are invited to a virtual meeting on Microsoft Teams, this Thursday May 13th at ... read more

Community Care Delegate Campaign Resources

As part of the delegate's role in the ASU’s Aged Care Campaign, we need to get member support ... read more

Gannawarra Shire Council Crisis on the Frontline Meetings

ASU Organiser Clay O’Brien will be holding meetings at Gannawarra Shire Council to discuss our ... read more

Latrobe City Council Members Meeting for Aged & Disability Services Staff

The ASU has organised an unpaid members meeting for workers in Home and Support services to ... read more

ASU Parks Victoria Members Meetings

ASU Organiser Matt Price will be holding meetings at the following sites to provide an update ... read more

Your Budget Analysis – Join the ASU Exclusive Briefing

Join our urgent Budget briefing exclusive for ASU members tomorrow via Zoom at 12.30pm. Right ... read more

BREAKING: ASU members WIN campaign to Save Homelessness Services

We did it! We saved Homelessness Services. For months, ASU members have been campaigning to ... read more

Catholic Care Statewide Members Meeting

ASU delegates and active members at Catholic Care met recently and have decided to hold a ... read more

Burnie City Council Combined ASU Members Meeting

The ASU Bargaining Team will be holding a combined Indoor/Outdoor Members meeting to discuss ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Vision Super

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

Kingston ASU Childcare Meetings

The ASU will be holding drop-in meetings as followed; DATE: Monday 31 May TIME: 12pm – ... read more

AEU Members’ Log of Claims

As you would be aware, the ASU has commenced preparations for bargaining for your new AEU ... read more

Devonport City Council EBA Update

Your ASU Bargaining Reps have been negotiating a new Enterprise Agreement on your behalf since ... read more

ASU Delegate Endorsements and Survey Reminder

Congratulations, we are working towards the collective strength we need to protect and improve ... read more

Metro Tasmania Delegate Nominees

Stephen Halls I am passionate about ensuring that workplace pay and conditions are ... read more

Health and Safety Representative Meeting

The ASU invites you to our Bi-Monthly HSR meeting. DATE: Thursday 13 May TIME: ... read more

Glen Eira City Council EA Rollover – Tell Us What You Think!

Your Enterprise Agreement (EA) expires on 30 June 2021. At our initial bargaining meetings, ... read more

Moonee Valley City Council Paid ASU Members Meeting for Home and Support Staff

The ASU has organised a paid members meeting for workers in Aged & Disability Services to ... read more

Community Legal Centres Multi-Employer Agreement

Do you work in a CLC and want to know more about your conditions? In Victoria, most community ... read more

Changes to building reform in Victoria

The State Government is reviewing and undertaking changes to building reform in Victoria. This ... read more

City of Melbourne: Return to Worksites

The City of Melbourne has made it clear that there is an expectation that staff numbers at ... read more

Health & Safety Representatives Support Officers

The role of a HSRSO As a Health and Safety Representative's (HSR) for your Designated Work ... read more

ASU visits Childrens Services at Greater Shepparton City Council

The ASU will be visiting the following Children's Services Centres at Greater Shepparton City ... read more

ASU visits to Nillumbik Shire Council

The ASU will be visiting members at Nillumbik Shire Council. DATE: Thursday 13 May TIME: ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for West Wimmera Shire Council Workers

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

ASU EA Update – Pending meetings save the date at RAV

As you know the ASU and your delegates have been meeting with RAV and staff non-union ... read more

Warrawee Residential Aged Care facilities at Glen Eira City Council

The ASU met with members on Wednesday 21 April where serious concerns regarding working ... read more

Ballarat City Council Paid ASU Members Meeting for Home and Support Staff

The ASU has organised a PAID members meeting for workers in Home and Support services to ... read more

Parks Victoria Werribee ASU Members’ Meeting Tomorrow

ASU Organiser Matt Price will be attending Werribee Park tomorrow morning to provide an update ... read more

Unison seeks to slash your conditions – EA Update

The ASU is holding urgent member meetings to provide an update on EA negotiations. DATE: ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Moreland City Council Workers

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement will soon commence. As an ASU Member, you are ... read more

Carers Vic – your rights are under attack– 53 claims to reduce the terms of your agreement

Today your ASU representatives received your employer’s log of claims. Carers Vic has listed ... read more

Brimbank City Council – Let’s Celebrate your ASU Delegates

Delegates are diamonds and ASU reps sparkle brightest. Brimbank members know the importance ... read more

EA Results are in – Manningham employees say ‘No’!

As you would have heard yesterday, the vote results have come in, and in a show of strength, ... read more

City of Greater Bendigo Structure Review

On Friday 30 April the ASU received notification from the City of Greater Bendigo that they ... read more

Boroondara Paid ASU Members Meeting for Services for Seniors

The ASU has organised a paid members meeting for workers in Services for Seniors to discuss ... read more

Ausnet Services EA Update

Please find attached a copy of the log of claims proposed to be served on your employer. The ... read more

Darebin City Council Depot BBQ Tomorrow

The Australian Services Union will be having a BBQ and you’re invited. DATE: Wednesday 5 ... read more

YPRL – IBB =Interest Based Bargaining! Update for ASU Members

We are working hard to make your working life at YPRL better. The ASU and YPRL are well ... read more

Clarence City Council ASU Meetings prior to voting on Enterprise Agreement

Following the ASU advising Clarence City Council management of our members’ request for an ... read more

East Gippsland Shire Council Bargaining Update

On Wednesday 28 April your ASU bargaining representatives met with EGSC management to continue ... read more

ASU visiting Darebin City Council

The ASU will be visiting members at Darebin City Council. DATE: Tuesday 4 May TIME: ... read more

ASU visiting Children’s Services at the City of Port Phillip

The ASU will be visiting Children's Services members at the City of Port Phillip. DATE: ... read more

Parks Victoria Bargaining Update

After many weeks of little progress, Parks Victoria has put an offer to the Unions. We need ... read more

Origin Energy Enterprise Bargaining Update

Bargaining for a new Enterprise Agreement is continuing after the ASU secured a resolution to ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Wodonga City Council Workers – EA Survey

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

Shepparton City Council Today voting starts for your new Enterprise Agreement!

ASU delegates and officials are recommending a yes vote on the proposed Enterprise Agreement ... read more

Essential not Expendable campaign signed off by members

At a meeting held on 20 April, ASU members launched a campaign to bring fairness and security ... read more

Delegate Profile – Rick Addison

Rick has been working at ERMHA 365 for over three years as a Support Facilitator. He joined ... read more

Community Legal Centers Organising Blitz

Question: How many Community Legal Centers are there across Victoria? Answer: 57 And they ... read more

Meet Tassie’s newest Branch Executive Member

Melanie Gent, our Tasmanian Delegate of the Year Award winner for 2020, was last week ... read more

Upskilling ASU staff to better represent members

Organisers from the Tasmanian ASU team this month participated in professional development ... read more

ASU Engages Political Candidates

The ASU recently wrote to political candidates in all Tasmanian electorates, calling on them ... read more

Power Industry Roundup

This is a busy year in the Power Industry for enterprise bargaining with no less than six ... read more

ASU Members at VicRoads Demand a Safe Workplace

Every worker has a right to go to work without harassment or any kind of verbal or physical ... read more

Advances for women’s working conditions in the water industry

Negotiations on the Yarra Valley Water agreement have recently concluded, with the agreement ... read more

Local Government Delegates Network Report Back

Delegates from across local government came together on 28 April for a bargaining update and ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Glen Eira City Council Workers

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

Building Reform in Victoria

In 2019 the State Government moved to undertake and review Building Reform in Victoria. The ... read more

Underpayment SUCCESS at Mornington Peninsula Shire Council

Every single worker has a right to be paid what they are owed. And if you are a member of the ... read more

Massive attendance at mass meeting of community carers

Recently so many ASU members who work in community care wanted to attend a mass meeting we had ... read more

ASU Media Release – Council staff – the backbone of our community services

The Australian Services Union Victorian & Tasmanian Services and Authorities Branch ... read more

Melbourne City Council Un-Capp our Wages

It’s been nearly three long years since your last pay rise. We were patient and understanding ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Wodonga City Council Workers

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

Casey City Council Improved offer – Is it enough?

Following months of negotiations, council have finally listened and agreed that the initial ... read more

Kingston City Council – The Importance of the Staff Consultative Committee (SCC)

The SCC is a vital and proactive function within Council, it provides a structured forum for ... read more

Glenorchy City Council Enterprise Agreement Offer- VOTE NO

It’s here! The voting period for your Enterprise Agreement has commenced and will remain open ... read more

City of Greater Geelong your Log of Claims – Items Needed

ASU members and delegates have been working on a Log of Claims for the upcoming Enterprise ... read more

Bullying and Harassment Allegations at Hume Leisure Centre’s

The ASU wrote to the CEO at Council on 23 March 2021 raising several concerns from ASU members ... read more

Casey ASU Members Meeting for Home and Support Staff

The ASU has organised an unpaid members meeting for workers in Aged Care services to discuss ... read more

Manningham Paid ASU Members Meeting for Home and Support Staff

The ASU has organised a paid members meeting for workers in Aged Care Services to discuss ... read more

Berry Street Roster Change for 2-Bed Houses with Sleepover Model

Berry Street has advised the ASU that they are proposing roster changes for all 2-bed houses ... read more

Barwon Child Youth & Family Member Meetings

Your active ASU Delegates and Organiser Chaz Volpe met with HR and Senior Management to begin ... read more

Reminder Next LG Delegate Network Tomorrow

The Local Government Delegates Network will meet again tomorrow to keep discussing what ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Eastern Regional Libraries Workers

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

Merri Health ASU Members’ Enterprise Agreement Bargaining Meeting

ASU representatives attended a “without prejudice” enterprise agreement meeting on March 31. ... read more

Kingston Mentone Paid ASU Meeting

The ASU will be holding a PAID union meeting for Kingston City Council members at ... read more

The ASU condemns the Department for continuing to delay the new MoP(S) Act Enterprise Agreement (MoPS EA).

ASU delegates and officials attended a bargaining meeting with Ministerial & Parliamentary ... read more

Calling all Childrens Services delegates!

Thanks to all of the delegates in early learning education and care across Local Government ... read more

Manningham CC – EA Voting Opens Monday 26 April – Time to VOTE NO!

It’s nearly here! The voting period for your Enterprise Agreement runs from Monday 26 - Friday ... read more

Moonee Valley CC – ASU members meetings to discuss enterprise agreement

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS Every ASU member is unique, and ... read more

Casey CC – Come along to a PAID union meeting RE: Councils NEW Offer!

The ASU will be holding PAID meetings to discuss Councils revised offer. It is critical ... read more

Banyule City Council Enterprise Bargaining Meetings

The ASU has commenced your Enterprise Bargaining process with Banyule Management ... read more

Childrens Services Delegates Online Meeting

The ASU will be holding a Children’s Services Delegates Meeting. DATE: Thursday 13 ... read more

Kingston Depot Paid ASU Meeting

The ASU will be holding a paid union meeting for all Depot workers at Kingston City ... read more

Paid union meetings to discuss the next enterprise agreement

BETTER PAY AND CONDITIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT WORKERS Every ASU member is unique, and ... read more

Better Pay and Conditions for Mansfield Shire Council Workers

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

Hepburn Shire Council Delegate Election Outcome

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

Manningham CC – Vote No! Stand up for Fairness for Transfer of Business

One of the top three issues important to members from the start of bargaining is seeking ... read more

Have your say about the new Mental Health Vision for Victoria!

The ASU invites you to a meeting to discuss the formation of a statewide mental health ... read more

NHVR – Telematics Dispute and Call for Delegates

Following NHVR’s decision not to take on board any of the ASU feedback around telematics & ... read more

ASU Parking Officers Night Shift Member Meeting @ Yarra City Council

Members have contacted the ASU to request a meeting to discuss a few industrial issues within ... read more

ASU OH&S, excessive heat, Climate and Weather clause information sessions

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

ASU recommends employees VOTE NO to Council’s Enterprise Agreement offer

Thank you for your feedback about Council’s Enterprise Agreement offer.  On the endorsement of ... read more

Yarra CC – Paid ASU Members Meeting for Home and Support Staff

The ASU has organised a paid members meeting for workers in Home and Support services to ... read more

Ballarat CC Paid ASU Members Meeting for Home and Support Staff

The ASU has organised a paid members meeting for workers in Home and Support services to ... read more

Bargaining to commence at Wodonga Council

Wodonga Council has advised the ASU of its intention to commence bargaining. You can read ... read more

Local Government Delegates Network Meeting

The ASU will be holding our next Local Government Delegates Network meeting: DATE: ... read more

Cardinia Shire Council Updated Meeting Schedule

The ASU is meeting with members this week to talk through the latest offer. We have until ... read more

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 ... 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 – ... 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 ... 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 ... read more

Recording of Mass Members Meeting

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

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council Union Meeting

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

No to part-privatisation of VicRoads

The Australian Services Union opposes any form of privatisation or ‘private sector ... 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