Part A: Our Industry Standards must set a fair minimum for all workers in our sector, through improving our wages and conditions. They must:
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.
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.
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.