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It is indeed a happy day as after our ASU members and delegates continued advocacy over pay transparency and gender equality, the firm today has announced it will no longer enforce or continue the clause in staff contracts that requires secrecy about your pay. This is a great step forward…
A fifth meeting of the bargaining committee took place by teleconference on Monday, 12th January 2018. Since negotiations commenced last December, two versions of Bupa’s proposed Agreement have been put to the bargaining committee. Once the detail of Bupa’s proposed Agreement was explained, Unions and employee representatives put forward their…
Your ASU delegates had a very unsatisfactory meeting today (9th February 2018) with Slater and Gordon HR Head Carolyn Noumertzis and a representative of Korda Mentha. The firm has a duty to consult with the union about major change and redundancies and they are refusing to talk to us or…
We are pleased to advise that the Fair Work Commission has approved the new ASU/Slater and Gordon Lawyers’ Agreement on 22nd January 2018. The Agreement commences operation on Monday 29th January 2018. Payroll have confirmed that the back pay will be processed as part of the first full pay period…
The ASU has met with Bupa management twice since December. The FSU and ERC representatives have also participated at the meetings. The claims The ASU claims tabled for the negotiation have been conservative. Where we have agreed with the claims of other parties, the ASU has joined those claims. A…
We are pleased to advise that Slater and Gordon staff have overwhelmingly endorsed both the Support Staff Enterprise Agreement and the Lawyers Enterprise Agreement negotiated by the ASU’s National Negotiating Team. For both agreements 98% of staff who voted, voted in favor of their agreements. This is a ringing endorsement…
Voting opens on Thursday 14th December 2017 for the approval of the Slater and Gordon – Australian Services Union Support Staff Enterprise Agreement 2017 and the Slater and Gordon Australian Services Union Lawyers Enterprise Agreement 2017. The ASU National Negotiating Team supported by a resounding vote of members across Australia…
Meetings of ASU members across Australia have overwhelmingly endorsed the new Support Staff and Lawyers Agreements negotiated by the ASU’s National Negotiating Team. As a result of this positive result we have notified the company that the ASU supports the proposed agreements and so a vote of all staff will…
The ASU has attended a meeting with the FSU and Bupa representatives to talk about when negotiations can commence for a new EBA with Bupa. The current EBA expires for re-negotiation purposes 31st December 2017. What is the first step? Notice of Employee Representational Rights (NERR). The Fair Work Act…
The ASU is happy to report that 95% of all employees that voted during the EBA ballot voted in favour of the new EBA. This is fantastic news and locks in all of your current conditions for another 3 years as well as delivering a variety of improvements. What happens…
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