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Today Slater and Gordon management have announced a number of office closures, restructures and redundancies. Your ASU delegates and officials have been consulted about these changes. We like you don’t believe it is fair that those whose only crime has been to come to work and do their job have…
Today the Fair Work Commission handed down its decision in the award review into casual and part-time employment. The ASU was successful in opposing employer applications that would have disadvantaged our members in the legal industry and the social and community services sector. Legal Services Award 2010 A group of…
Since our last bulletin and our meetings with members your National Negotiating Team at Slater and Gordon has met with the company reps on 13th and 23rd June 2017 and we were due to meet them again on 5th July. While bargaining has been slow we believe we had made…
ASU officials met with Startrack Express managers on June 2 2017 in Melbourne to discuss commencing negotiations for a new EBA. The current EBA expires for re-negotiation purposes soon. What is the first step? Notice of Employee Representational Rights (NERR). The Fair Work Act requires Startrack to provide all employees…
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…
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