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The Fair Work Commission had decided that all casuals working under the SCHDS Award should be paid their casual loading in addition to their overtime time and weekend penalty rates. This is likely to be phased between 1 December 2019 and 1 July 2020, but we are waiting for confirmation…
As most staff would be aware in 2017 Red Cross discovered it had been underpaying a proportion of its employees over a number of years. This was primarily due to applying the wrong award or Enterprise Agreement to some roles, the incorrect award or Enterprise Agreement classifications to other roles…
An urgent teleconference with Neami management was held on Friday, 10 May 2019 to clarify consultation meetings taking place with employee groups impacted by the transition to new NDIS funding arrangements. Neami have told the ASU that a lack of clarity from the federal Government and other funders means they…
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.…
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