This month over 60 ASU delegates participated in our Disability and Social and Community Services conferences. One delegate from Ability Options, Umaru Jalloh, attended to represent members at Ability Options.
Last week members determined that the ASU would endorse Tim Ayers as the ALP candidate to run in the next federal election, likely to be in 2019.
The FWC has confidentially resolved a dispute involving a Mission Australia program manager allegedly made redundant without consultation while she was on parental leave.
The Federal Government has announced that it’s going to establish a Code of Conduct for all NDIS workers to follow.
This new Code of Conduct is being established to ensure people with a disability receive NDIS supports in a safe and ethical way and will outline the obligations you and your employer will be required to follow if you work with NDIS clients.
Voting for the new Sydney Water Enterprise Agreement is now open and continues all week closing at 10 am, Monday 26 June 2017.
Last year St Vincent de Paul was awarded the NDIS contract to deliver Local Area Coordinator services across parts of NSW.
So what happened?
We’ve had a major victory not only at Dnata, but for the entire aviation industry!
The future of Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia (RDVSA) is still unclear. ASU members continue their campaign No Profit From Rape to ensure no multinational corporation profits from the most vulnerable in our community.
The Federal Government handed down a budget that entrenches inequality at the same time as rewarding corporations.
The message from Canberra is clear: Don’t be poor. Don’t be unemployed. Don’t be vulnerable.