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The Wilderness Society (TWS) staff would be aware that management have met with the ASU and employee bargaining reps to discuss the bargaining process for a Multi-Enterprise Agreement (MEA). As required by the Fair Work Act management have notified staff about bargaining rights. A preliminary logistics meeting between the bargaining…
BLIND workers employed by the charitable Vision Australia say they have become the latest victims of a corporate culture that puts profits before people. Originally published 15 August on the Working Life website here Seventy-three blind and vision-impaired employees of Vision Australia Enterprises warehouses in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane will…
Over 150 past and present workers at Bendigo family services centre St Luke's have recently shared a $1 million back pay decision after it was found employees were not receiving all of their EBA entitlements for working shifts. Management at St Luke's – a SACS workplace under the Anglicare umbrella…
The BoysTown Enterprise Agreement has been approved by the Fair Work Commission and will commence today, 4 June 2013 and will nominally expire on 4 June 2016. The new agreement provides a number of additional benefits to you including: A number of new allowances such as travel, transport, excursion, sleepover…
BoysTown employees have spoken and overwhelmingly voted in favour of the new Agreement. We are pleased to announce that the proposed new BoysTown Agreement negotiated between the ASU, employee representatives and BoysTown management has resoundingly been given your tick of approval.   Download the full bulletin below    Boystown Bulletin…
The ASU is pleased to report that we have finalised a new Enterprise Agreement with BoysTown. On 14 April 2012 the ASU, along with employee bargaining representatives, reached in principle agreement on all terms and conditions for the new BoysTown Enterprise Agreement (EA). We have been working closely with BoysTown…
The union representing community sector workers has welcomed the news from the State Government about the size of its commitment to a wage rise for thousands of South Australian community sector workers. Australian Services Union SA Secretary Katrine Hildyard says the SA Government will provide more than $119m extra to…

BoysTown pay offer

18 March 2013
Since the last bulletin the ASU negotiating team met twice with BoysTown management. We are making good progress toward a number of our claims including some allowances, a casual conversion clause, training and health and wellbeing practices and the default super scheme. There remain some claims where the ASU and…
Negotiations for the TSF Social Enterprise Agreement 2013 continued on 15th February. During the meeting TSF management outlined issues they wished to address as follows (ASU response in red italics): Amend TSF Vision and Mission Statement. Agreed. Remove reference to awards. Agreement to clearer reference to underpinning awards: Social, Community, Home…
The ASU negotiating team met again with BoysTown and employee representatives on 01 February 2013. Despite some time lost due to the floods, we are still making progress towards a final agreement. However, while we have managed work through some of the claims, there remain some key issues such as…