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Private Sector Clerical & Administrative

“Come back to the table when you agree” – that’s what the Maurice Blackburn negotiators told your national negotiating team at today’s EBA meeting. In meetings of members over the last couple of weeks across the country you have told us that The firm’s pay offer is not good enough…
We had an extremely successful “wear red for Rem day” on 1st June 2016 with staff across the country donning red to send a message to the firm that it is time to make a fair pay offer. From the wearing of red stockings, dresses and shirts to socks and…
Since our last bulletin we have had 2 meetings with the employer representatives on 26th April and 5th May and we have been to the Fair Work Commission on 29th April 2016. There is no doubt we have been putting in a lot of time trying to bring some of…
Your reps went to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) on 18th April 2016 for a conciliation about the release of information about what bonuses have been paid. The firm is still limiting access to this information but we are considering a revised offer from them. It is still not all…
At our meeting on Thursday 7 April 2016, Maurice Blackburn confirmed that they will not be releasing the bonus information to us that we have requested on terms we can agree to. We have no alternative but to relist the application to get this case back before the Fair Work…
Around Australia this Easter weekend, millions will be taking a break and many will spend time with family and friends. Whether Easter itself means something religious or philosophical to you or not, everyone understands the importance of rest and spending time with loved ones. However, a very large number of…
Bargaining meetings begin Friday and the ASU survey has been extended. The initial bargaining meeting M&PS have confirmed initial bargaining meeting will take place this Friday, 26 February 2016. ASU National Industrial Officer Joanne Knight will attend with both ASU Delegates: Lori Faraone (office of Andrew Giles MP - Scullin,…
Your ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) met face to face with the firm’s negotiators for the first time on 7th & 8th December 2015 in Melbourne. This was our fourth meeting and it was great to have the whole team together in the room. Since our last bulletin in December…
Your ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) met face to face with the firm's negotiators for the first time on 7th & 8th December 2015 in Melbourne. This was our fourth meeting and it was great to have the whole team together in the room. On the first day of negotiations…
Your ASU reps have now received Maurice Blackburn's log of claims ready for discussion at our next bargaining meeting with them on 7 and 8 December 2015 (download the full bulletin below to see the log of claims). We are yet to hear the detail of what exactly is proposed…