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.
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.
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 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.
The NDIS is in the news today, for all the wrong reasons.
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.
Over 30,000 people turned out to march for equality in Sydney this Sunday 10 September 2017.
ASU Delegates and officials met with Qantas management in Sydney.
This month over 60 ASU delegates participated in our Disability and Social and Community Services conferences. One delegate from Ability Options, Umaru Jalloh, attended to represent members at Ability Options.
Last week members determined that the ASU would endorse Tim Ayers as the ALP candidate to run in the next federal election, likely to be in 2019.