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Delegate of the Year 2021

Delegate of the Year 2021

We are proud to announce that the Delegate of the Year 2021 is Tim Neill!

Labor announces 500 new community sector workers

Labor announces 500 new community sector workers

ASU Members have been calling for action on domestic violence. We know domestic violence services are underfunded and understaffed. The current government has failed to take this seriously. Labor's announcement will make a difference.

Religious Discrimination Bill - Open Letter to the PM

Religious Discrimination Bill - Open Letter to the PM

The ASU is a signatory to an Open Letter to the Prime Minister from Equality Australia regarding the Religious Discrimination Bill.

ASU members win big changes to superannuation

ASU members win big changes to superannuation

Superannuation will now be paid for every hour worked. ASU members have today won our campaign to scrap the $450 minimum earning threshold. This is a HUGE win for part-time workers and a step in the right direction to making super work for women.

Winner! SafeWork Awards

Winner! SafeWork Awards
Today, the ASU won the SafeWork NSW Union Award for our work protecting workers during COVID.
 
We launched a workplace guide Working From Home When Home Isn't Safe to provide advice and support for workers experiencing domestic and family violence at home.

New Rules for Casuals

New Rules for Casuals

Changes have been made to the National Employment Standards (NES) that will impact casual workers in the community sector. These changes came into effect in September 2021.

We need Paid Isolation Leave Now

We need Paid Isolation Leave Now

We are calling on the Federal Government to implement Paid Isolation Leave for all workers.

As the country begins to open up, if you need to isolate, quarantine, or cannot attend work because you or someone you care for is exposed to COVID-19, you should have Paid Isolation Leave. 

Vax Pay for Disability Workers in LGAS of Concern

Vax Pay for Disability Workers in LGAS of Concern

In a huge union win, disability workers in the LGAs of concern can now access up to $200 for getting vaccinated.

New Restrictions for LGAs of Concern - Community Sector

New Restrictions for LGAs of Concern - Community Sector

NSW Health have announced that they will be requiring authorised workers who work outside their LGA of concern to only attend work if they have had their first vaccination dose by September 6 (previously August 30).

Union Members Vote Yes For Protected Action Ballot at Sydney and NSW Trains

Union Members Vote Yes For Protected Action Ballot at Sydney and NSW Trains
Union members at Sydney and NSW Trains are voting YES to protect our pay and conditions at work.
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