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Private Sector Clerical & Administrative

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…
You will recall that your ASU representatives filed a dispute in the Fair Work Commission over the firm's refusal to provide relevant salary and wages information to the ASU. We attended a conference in the Fair Work Commission on Thursday 26 November. After two and a half months of refusing…
We met with Maurice Blackburn management on 23rd November 2015 and it was one of the shortest meetings ever. In an unorthodox move for the second EBA meeting the firm just wanted to talk about why we are claiming a 5% per year pay rise, they did not want to…
Your ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) finally had a meeting with the Company's representatives on 9th November 2015 which saw the start of bargaining. The ASU previously served our log of claims on the Company on 14th September 2015 and at this meeting we presented comprehensive written proposals on each…
We finally seem to have a schedule of meetings with the company to start bargaining after the company walked out of negotiations before they began on 7th October 2015. The company appears to have also conceded it's not up to them to choose the ASU negotiating team. We provided the…