Workers across Western Sydney are part of a campaign to save 12,000 community sector jobs. ASU members are leading the campaign to save jobs, save services and Save Equal Pay.
The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that “Community service organisations will be unable to meet unprecedented demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic due to a looming funding shortfall of up to 20 percent.”
Research shows that 12,000 jobs community sector jobs are at risk if the government walks away from fair funding.
Front line workers have continued to provide essential services throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to some of our community's most vulnerable peoples. Union members have been campaigning for paid pandemic leave since March. We have already secured it for thousands of members at different organisations who have worked with their Union members to provide it. Now, finally, the NSW & Federal Governments have agreed to provide a paid pandemic leave scheme for workers in NSW - including casuals or contract workers!
“This is yet another move by Qantas to rattle the cage of the workforce”. - ASU Secretary Natalie Lang spoke to 7NEWS about Qantas' shameful plans.
ASU Secretary Natalie Lang today provided an online Member Briefing to NDIS workers. We have a plan to fix training and to make the NDIS the best it can be. If you missed today's briefing you can catch up here.
The Australian Services Union is by your side during COVID-19.
Breaking News: New research shows that 12,000 essential jobs in essential frontline community services could be lost if Equal Pay is not funded by the federal government past December.
New online courses for ASU members coming up in September including Mental Health Awareness and Leading Change Management at work.
Our annual member survey is now open for all members. We want to hear from you about you, your work, and your union. Your responses help make our whole union better.