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Private Sector Clerical & Administrative

In Australian society you are considered to be an adult when you turn 18. But this is not the case in many workplaces, reflecting a bygone era when turning 21 was the criteria for full adult wages. It's time all Australian workplaces reflected our current culture and so the ASU…
BUPA staff would be aware that the BUPA Australia Enterprise Agreement 2010 expires on 24th June 2013. As in 2010 the ASU and FSU will be seeking to commence bargaining with management as soon as possible. Your enterprise agreement is a legally enforceable document which provides you with wages and…
FedEx staff would be aware that the Federal Express National Enterprise Agreement 2010 expires on 4 August 2013. An amended draft agreement has been circulated by management prior to the commencement of formal bargaining with ASU and TWU representatives. There has been one meeting held between bargaining representatives on Tuesday…
The establishment of a Services Leaders Group to advise government and drive reforms is necessary to secure jobs and achieve growth, said the Australian Services Union and the Finance Sector Union today. “With more than 20,000 Australian services sector jobs lost off-shore each year, this announcement is a crucial step…
85% of Australians want banks and other businesses to obtain consumer consent before offshoring their data, according to a union poll. The Essential Poll conducted for the Australian Services Union and the Finance Sector Union found wide support—over 80% across age, gender and voting intention—for more regulation of data offshoring.…
Unions today called on the federal government implement consumers' right to know legislation, so Australians can make informed decisions about where their sensitive personal data is stored. In a draft guide published this week, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has identified off-shoring as an area of weakness in banks' data…
Earlier this month, the ASU and FSU launched a report detailing the crisis in service sector employment. With offshoring claiming 80,000 jobs in the last four years and predicted to erase 20,000 more each year if the crisis is not addressed, the report produced by the National Institute of Economic…
A new report has confirmed business off-shoring practices are costing Australia 20-25,000 administrative and financial services jobs every year. The report, Off-shore and Off Work prepared for the Finance Sector Union and the Australian Services Union by the National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR), confirms that 2008 estimates…
Today at ACTU Congress, the Australian Services Union (ASU) and the Finance Sector Union (FSU) will be making a presentation on the state of the white collar sector which throws a spotlight on the crisis facing not just workers in the sector but the Australian economy in general. The services…
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