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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Today the Executive of the Australian Services Union NSW & ACT Branch unanimously moved the following resolution acknowledging Reconciliation Week and stating our support for the Black Lives Matter movement.The resolution was moved by Julie Perkins, Chair of the ASU Aboriginal Services Subdivision.

Today is the final day of Reconciliation Week in Australia.

Today, we stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Movement in the United States.

NDIS workers come together to discuss the future of our sector

NDIS workers come together to discuss the future of our sector

Today ASU Secretary Natalie Lang hosted a special online meeting of disability members to discuss our work and the future of our sector. Watch the play back of this informative meeting now.

Worker Survey reveals shortcomings of NDIS

Worker Survey reveals shortcomings of NDIS

Over 2000 frontline disability workers have had taken part in the biggest survey ever of disability support workers.

COVID-19 Concerns for Disability Workers: Survey

COVID-19 Concerns for Disability Workers: Survey

"Feeling unsafe and unprepared" 2341 disability workers were surveyed as part of a joint union and UNSW study which has highlighted areas of concern including fragmentation of service provision, under-resourcing, lack of management support at the frontline, low pay, poor job security, multiple job holding, high workloads and unpaid work.

ASU members take Covid Care Allowance to Fair Work Commission

ASU members take Covid Care Allowance to Fair Work Commission

We need a COVID-19 Care allowance for support workers in recognition of the higher risks and standards of care that must be taken when supporting someone with COVID-19.

ASU members have taken our campaign for a Care Allowance to the Fair Work Commission.

May Day 2020

May Day 2020

May Day, also known as International Workers’ Day, is celebrated in Australia and around the world. This year we are celebrating online! Register here for May Day 2020 which will be a live stream on the 1st of May at 6pm.

Stories from the Front line: Members getting organised during Covid-19

Stories from the Front line: Members getting organised during Covid-19

Members are getting together and campaigning for better conditions, safety and respect at work in their organisation. Here are some of the stories of success and struggle happening right now across our union.

Exclusive Member Benefits during Covid-19

Exclusive Member Benefits during Covid-19

The Australian Services Union is by your side during COVID-19. 

Enterprise Agreement Voting Changes

Enterprise Agreement Voting Changes

The Federal Government has recklessly changed the law to reduce the usual time for voting on enterprise agreements from seven days down to one.

Sydney Water Members Delivering an Essential Service

Sydney Water Members Delivering an Essential Service

Sydney Water workers are providing an essential service - delivering world-class water, wastewater and stormwater services to more than five million people a day.

We carry out this work in the most challenging of circumstances. Just this year we have worked through drought, fire, flood and now the COVID-19 pandemic.

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