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Equal Pay Rates December 2018

Equal Pay Rates December 2018

ASU Members in the Community and Disability Services Sector get a pay rise from 1 December 2018 because of our Equal Pay warriors who campaigned for decades and finally won in 2012.

Find your new SCHCADS Award Wage Tables for NSW and ACT here.

A Workplace Guide to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence

A Workplace Guide to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a workplace issue.

Today at Penrith Women's Health Centre, ASU members and staff launched our Workplace Guide to Preventing and Responding to Domestic Violence.

The 2018 SACS Council endorses our claims for A Civil Society

The 2018 SACS Council endorses our claims for A Civil Society

We believe in a Civil Society.

We believe that achieving a Civil Society is only possible if the work of ASU members is properly valued and respected by both employers and Government.

In 2018, over 300 workplace union meetings and 20 regional town hall meetings were held for ASU members to come together, share their ideas, and decide on what it would take for our sector to be properly valued and respected.

These proposals were then debated and endorsed at our 2018 Social and Community Services Council meeting, made up of over 70 delegates from across the sector.

This is our platform for building and supporting a truly Civil Society.

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.

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