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.
Today, July 1, The Fair Work Commission is hearing our case for a Covid Care Allowance after we initially raised it back in April.
As well as being 100% tax-deductible your union membership can save you money. Here are some of the benefits for ASU members:
Throughout this pandemic transport workers have helped nurses, teachers and supermarket workers get to work, and we will play a vital role in recovery.
Check out this End of Financial Year offer from Union Health Fund for all ASU members and their families.
Qantas have today announced 6000 job cuts and said 15,000 workers will remain stood down.
On Friday, June 19th the Fair Work Commission agreed with unions to increase the wages by 1.75% for community sector workers.
Now we need to make sure that the NSW and Federal Government pay their fair share and make sure our community sector doesn’t go backwards.
Deputy Secretary Judith Wright talks about what the recent changes mean for casuals working in the community or disability sector and answers frequently asked questions.
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.
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.
Over 2000 frontline disability workers have had taken part in the biggest survey ever of disability support workers.