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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…
The Australian Government and some Australian states and territories are providing payments to some workers during coronavirus. Employees who can’t work because of COVID-19 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment A payment of $1,500 (for each 14-day period) if you are unable to earn an income because you must self-isolate or quarantine,…
The Australian Services Union is proud to support the students striking for action on climate change on 21 May. Australian workers need a safe climate with secure jobs. But inaction from the Federal Government means we are being left behind in the fight for a safe future. Already, we have…
Exclusive Budget Update for ASU Social & Community Services Members   The Morrison Government has just announced the 2021 Federal Budget. So what does it all mean for you? Your union has had our experts locked away in the Budget lock up so that we can bring you our exclusive…
Exclusive Budget Update for ASU Members   The Morrison Government has just announced the 2021 Federal Budget. So what does it all mean for you? Your union has had our experts locked away in the Budget lock-up so that we can bring you our exclusive early insight and analysis about…
The ASU contacted Virgin for an update on the impact of the Brisbane lock down this week who have confirmed there will be no material changes to Guest Services rostering at any port. Key Points The key points are, as follows: A number of flights to/from BNE in the next…
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