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Equal Pay Rates July 2018

Equal Pay Rates July 2018

Thanks to all who campaigned for Equal Pay, the minimum pay rates for community and disability workers are going up from 1st July 2018! Find your new SCHCADS Award Wage Tables for NSW and ACT here.

Our Award is under attack

Our Award is under attack

The working conditions we fought for and won are under attack. Employer Groups have unveiled the changes they want as part of the Fair Work Commission’s review of our Award - the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Award.

Finally a solution for training in the NDIS

Finally a solution for training in the NDIS

On Wednesday 11th April in a room full of ASU members The Australia Institute launched its report A Portable Training Entitlement System for the Disability Support Services Sector, authored by Drs Rose Ryan and Jim Stanford.

Change The Rules Survey

Change The Rules Survey

The Australian Council of Trade Unions is currently conducting a Change The Rules Survey. This is your chance to tell the ACTU what rules at work you believe need to change to make our workplaces fair.

Your New Equal Pay Rates!

Your New Equal Pay Rates!

1 December is ASU Equal Pay Day which means the minimum rates of pay for community and disability workers are going up! Find the SCHCADS Award Wage Tables for NSW and ACT here.

Lina Cabaero speaks out about poverty

Lina Cabaero speaks out about poverty

Lina Cabaero is an ASU member from Asian Women At Work, a Sydney-based community organisation with a membership of over 2000 Asian – mostly Chinese and Vietnamese - migrant women workers.

Productivity Commission Report is bad news

Productivity Commission Report is bad news

The NDIS is in the news today, for all the wrong reasons.

Natalie Lang speaks about 1800RESPECT

Natalie Lang speaks about 1800RESPECT

In this in-depth podcast "Market Farces" ASU Secretary Natalie Lang speaks with Richard Denniss (Chief Economist, The Australia Institute) and Nina Funnell (journalist and anti-violence advocate) about the federal governments' handover of vital life saving service 1800RESPECT to a private, for-profit company Medibank Health Solutions, and the ASU's campaign to save it.

YES Rally for Marriage Equality!

YES Rally for Marriage Equality!

Over 30,000 people turned out to march for equality in Sydney this Sunday 10 September 2017.

Resources Restructure Debacle

Resources Restructure Debacle

ASU Delegates and officials met with Qantas management in Sydney.

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