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The Australian Services Union today said the Royal Commission into the treatment and neglect of people with a disability was overdue. “People with a disability, their families and carers have been raising issues about neglect and abuse for years and they have finally been heard,” said Assistant National Secretary of…
The ASU have requested information from Neami about the number of employees affected and how much those employees can expect to receive in back pay from 1 December 2018. After the ASU contacted Neami about underpayments, Neami identified individuals who were being paid less than the minimum rates in the…
Last week, ASU notified Neami that we had concerns your ERO increase had not been applied to pay rates in the 2015 Agreement, from 1 December 2018. Investigation provides some answers Feedback from Neami on Monday morning confirmed our worst concerns. Neami acknowledged that a number of classifications are being…
You might think you know everything about management’s proposed restructure of Amnesty International. But there are still a lot of questions to be answered by management. Why do so many people need to lose their jobs? Isn’t there another way? What do these cuts mean for workload? On Monday 4…
Neami National staff have voted overwhelmingly to endorse the new Neami National Enterprise Agreement negotiated and recommended by the ASU’s National Negotiating Team. Voting on the Agreement closed last week – and 92% of employees who voted, voted in favour of the Agreement. This is not surprising, as the Agreement…
Management says they won’t negotiate further; we need to know what you think about what we should do next. We’re asking you to have your say about Konekt management’s position by filling out our survey here. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VWG5SMH. We need to you to respond by 12PM, Monday 23 July 2018. What…
Over the last few weeks ASU members have had their say on the proposed new agreement, and it’s a resounding YES around the country. The online voting system opens on Thursday 26 July 2018, and will close at 4pm on Monday 30 July 2018. Make sure you have your say.…
ASU members have told management that low pay and high workload make many employees want to leave. Management don’t want to fix these problems. They just want to add to them. Is Management asking for any changes I should be worried about? Yes, we think so. Management are asking to…
On 7 June 2018 your Neami ASU delegates met with management to progress discussions for your new Neami agreement. The Good Neami has agreed to a number of the changes that ASU members wanted to see in your new agreement, including: Better redeployment rights for employees whose positions are made…
ASU members are standing up to unfair bargaining practices at Konekt Employment. Management is trying to rush through an enterprise agreement without properly negotiating with staff. The ASU wrote to the CEO, Anthony Steel, to tell him to listen to our members claims for a fair pay increase and genuine…
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