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The ASU is the union for workers in the electrical industry. We represent workers in professional and operational roles in the electrical power industry across Australia. Click here to register for the ASU EBA meeting at 11.00AM on 8 July. We’ll be having a vote of members to decide the…
Qantas Group released a Wages Policy today that announced a two-year wage freeze in all new EBAs. This means that Qantas Group workers will need to wait until 2022 or 2023 to see a pay increase. Even then, Qantas Group says it wants to lock in a miserly 2% pay…
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…
On Tuesday, 4 May the Fair Work Commission issued a provisional decision in its review of the minimum terms and conditions that apply to workers in the disability and community services industry, the SCHDS Award. It’s taken 5 years of work by your union, but it’s good to see the…
The ASU contacted Jetstar for an update on the impact of the Brisbane lock down this week and can confirm that the airline will continue the same approach to short notice stand downs that members will be familiar with. Key Points The key points are, as follows: Cancelled flights will…
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…
ASU delegates have been ensuring that standards in the ALP’s new National Code of Conduct will be advanced through multiple forums currently reviewing support for MOP(S). Before Kate Jenkins from the AHRC was appointed to conduct an independent inquiry, ASU delegates were taking the lead in Canberra on urgent change…
In an astonishing flip on the commitments Virgin has made to ASU members, including meaningful consultation with the ASU before engaging ANY Supplementary Labour, Virgin admit they initiated discussions with Hoban to start working in MEL and ADL by Good Friday! The ASU immediately called for an urgent meeting with…