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.
It's thanks to essential transport workers that NSW has kept going. We make sure that other frontline workers have been able to get to work throughout this pandemic. We've helped disability support workers, teachers, retail workers, nurses and cleaners get to work.
Union members working at Sydney Water have voted to take protected industrial action to send a strong message to the NSW Government that essential workers must be valued. Water and wages are essential for a better life.
ASU members have been campaigning since June to stop the fee hike on social and community services degrees since the Federal Government announced a fee hike of 113%.
Qantas’ announcement that they are outsourcing their entire groundhandling operations and cutting 2500 jobs is nothing short of devastating, and is further evidence that the Morrison Government has turned its back on aviation workers.
We send our support and solidarity to every single worker at Qantas today, as well as their families and communities.
This announcement comes on top of 6000 job losses at Qantas that have already been announced.
On July 31 the ABC reported that one of Australia's largest disability service providers, Aruma, has confirmed three residents and seven staff in a Victorian group home have tested positive to COVID-19.
Ignoring requests from unions, the Fair Work Commission delayed introducing paid pandemic leave earlier this month because the risk wasn't "elevated enough".
If they don't act now, when will they? We have written this letter to the Fair Work Commission to demand they reconsider their decision.
Employers who join the Save Equal Pay Alliance must comply with our Civil Society claims.
The NSW Government is facing claims they underpaid 50,000 injured workers by $80 million.
This is the largest wage theft scandal in Australia involving a government.