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On Monday 20 February 2017 the Fair Work Commission approved the new Enterprise Agreement. Given the vote for the Enterprise Agreement concluded on 9 November 2016 it has taken a bit of time for the Fair Work Commission to approve the Agreement, but that said the ASU had secured agreement…
Your ASU Delegates have met with Slater + Gordon management to discuss the plan for Enterprise Agreement negotiations. The ASU and Management have set down Tuesday 4 April 2017 to sit around the bargaining table and negotiate the next generation Slater and Gordon Australian Services Union Support Staff Enterprise Agreement…
The votes are in and we are pleased to confirm that Maurice Blackburn and Zabulon staff have emphatically endorsed the EBA. 97% of those who voted, voted in favour of endorsing the agreement. What next? This endorsement means that we can now proceed to completing the paperwork necessary for the…
It’s not just the US presidential election that takes place this week – the vote for the ASU Maurice Blackburn EBA also will be held on 8th and 9th November 2016 and while we can’t vote in the US elections you can vote YES to support the hard fought and…
We need members’ input to fight the reduction of work-life flexibility in your awards. The ASU is currently involved in the Fair Work Commission (FWC) four yearly review of Modern Awards and as part of our participation we are seeking to replace inferior clauses in three awards covering our members…
After an exhaustive drafting process your National Negotiating Team intend to hold meetings of members this week to discuss the final version of our new EBA which we will recommend should be endorsed by ASU members and should go out formally to all staff on 24th October 2016. It has…
Yesterday the votes were counted in our protected action ballot and we are pleased to advise that ASU members at Maurice Blackburn and Zabulon have overwhelmingly voted in favour of each of the actions proposed on the ballot. This is a fantastic result and credit to all members and delegates…
We’ve heard there might be some misinformation out there about your rights if you take protected industrial action – to make sure there is no confusion, here are the facts. Pay during periods of ‘stop-work’ If you engage in a ‘stop-work’ meeting or strike, Maurice Blackburn can only deduct wages…
The 2016 federal election is about priorities. Whether $50 billion of taxpayers’ money is best used on corporate tax cuts or on health, education and infrastructure investment. In this report we demystify the issues for our members and supporters so you can be well-informed at the ballot box. The ASU…
As part of our campaign to get a better enterprise bargaining deal at Maurice Blackburn, we are considering having a protected action ballot. Before we do this we are going to conduct a confidential survey of staff about what they are prepared to do to get a better deal. Here…
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