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On Tuesday night, ASU held an all-Apple worker zoom meeting and there was a great turnout and energy following our huge NO-vote win! It seems Apple are more shocked than we could have imagined at the resounding ‘no’ vote - and are still asking themselves why and how? This shows…

Vale Keith Meynell

25 October 2022
A message from the ASU Taxation Officers’ Branch We are sad to advise that our past President, past Treasurer and friend, Keith Meynell died on Monday morning, 17 October 2022 at Austin Palliative care, surrounded by his daughters, Rebecca and Lizzie. Keith was a good friend, a great unionist and…
National Industrial Officer - Sydney / Melbourne The Australian Services Union (ASU) is seeking a full time National Industrial Officer to work in the Union's National Office. The role may be located at the ASU National Offices in Sydney or Melbourne. The ASU is a large and growing trade union,…
Thanks to the work of ASU members, the NDIS has announced a 9% increase in NDIS prices to cover wage rises and better working conditions for disability support workers. This new funding recognises that the NDIS prices needs to change the way it operates to keep skilled, professional disability support…
BREAKING: ASU members win 4.6 - 5.2%% wage increase in the National Wage Case!  This week, Australian Services Union members have campaigned for a meaningful pay rise through the National Wage Case, and won! The Fair Work Commission handed down the Annual Wage Review Decision on the 15 June 2022.…
The ASU has written to the Deputy Prime Minister seeking urgent information financial support for airline workers. Both the COVID Disaster Payment and Domestic Retention Payment are due to cease or become significantly reduced. We hope to have more information for you soon; until then, a summary of your payments…
Have you been employed as a casual for more than 12 months? You may be entitled to convert to permanent full-time or part-time work under new rules for casual employees. Find out more about this important union win! If you: Work for a business with more than 15 employees; Were…
We are saddened to hear of the recent passing of Mary Nelson at 102 years of age at a Rowville Nursing Home. Mary was the longest serving life member of the ASU, 82 years, and former book keeper and employee with a predecessor Union of the ASU, the Federated Clerks…
Recently the Federal Government together with State governments have announced several assistance packages designed to support workers and businesses in response to the current COVID-19 outbreaks. For Workers Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment A payment of $1,500 (for each 14-day period) if you are unable to earn an income because you…
Recently the Federal Government together with State governments have announced several assistance packages designed to support workers and businesses in response to the current COVID-19 outbreaks. For Workers Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment A payment of $1,500 (for each 14-day period) if you are unable to earn an income because you…
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