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Private Sector Clerical & Administrative

Consistent with the 6 April Order of FWC Commissioner Yilmaz, a fourth Joint Consultative Committee meeting between ASU reps and Auscript management was held on 23 June 2020. Further JCC meetings are scheduled for 16 September and 16 December 2020. The following issues were discussed along with an update on…
The Fair Work Commission has today decided to vary the Clerks Private Sector Award to insert a Schedule of special conditions to assist employers and employees adapt to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Today’s decision of the Fair Work Commission allows those special conditions to operate until 30 June 2020. The special…
Another Conference was held in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) on the 13 February regarding Auscript’s lack of consultation with employees and the ASU regarding the office closures and redundancies. The ASU Reported Back to Commissioner Yilmaz about what happened at the meeting in Brisbane between the ASU and Auscript…
In our last newsletter on the 20 January we informed you the ASU made application to the FWC regarding a lack of consultation by Auscript regarding the office closures and redundancies. The matter was heard on the 28 January by Commissioner Yilmaz. Following the Conference on the 28 January, the…
In our last Newsletter to you on the 15 January we informed you that we had written to the company regarding our concern with the office closures and redundancies, and that we were seeking a briefing and meeting with Auscript so to be informed of the details concerning the office…
The ASU was informed by members on the afternoon of the 15 January 2020 of Auscript’s intent to close the Sydney, Hobart and Adelaide offices and of the resulting job losses. We understand that members were given extremely short notice of these critical workplace changes while the Union was not…
Introduction Under clause 58 of the current MB EBA, the ASU and MB are obligated to review the classification descriptors and classification structure contained in Appendix A and B of the Agreement. A Classification Descriptors Review Committee was established in August 2018 comprised of MB managers, ASU officials and delegates to…
Introduction Since our last Newsletter sent to you on the 31 July we have had a number of meetings of the EBA negotiating committee which involves many ASU delegates from around the country. Furthermore we have established two EBA negotiating Committee sub committees. One which deals with the drafting and…
Throughout 2019 we expect that Slaters intends to address and or overhaul many of their current policies and practices associated with you as employees. Slater and Gordon have finalised the 2018 business restructure and have commenced a period of rebuilding. Upcoming projects that could affect you include potential refresh of…
The Maurice Blackburn Employees’ Agreement 2016 provides for a review of the classification structure in Appendix A of the Agreement. The review is conducted jointly by the Australian Services Union and Maurice Blackburn. We need ASU members to help with the review of classifications and participate in getting the best…
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