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A message from ACTU Secretary Dave Oliver I've been a union member all my working life. The union movement I believe in is one that fights every day for fairness and which puts its members' interests first. Recent allegations against a few individuals, the most prominent being Craig Thomson and…
ACTU addresses United Nation’s delegates on the world-leading work of Australian unions in helping guard against the horrors of domestic violence. Industrial Officer for the ACTU Belinda Tkalcevic will today represent the work of unions on a panel in New York with Australia heralded as a world leader in negotiating…
Recently the Workplace Gender Equality Agency reported that their research shows many male dominated industries are offering better than average conditions for parents. The ASU is proud to say that industries where we are the major union, for example: electricity, water and waste services (ie. local government), have the highest…
Public Services International joins our members across the globe in celebrating the social, political and economic change and achievements of women on 8th March. PSI promotes the work of women trade unionists and stands united with our sisters who place themselves on the frontline to deliver vital public services. [You…
UNI Global Union welcomes the results of referendum in which Swiss have voted to put brakes on Switzerland's big pay out executive culture. [You can also read this article on the UNI website] UNI Global Union says the Swiss people have sent a positive message to the rest of the…
Australian Services Union members at Wyndham City Council will walk off the job starting tomorrow (Friday, March 8) after a mass meeting held today threw further support behind five unfairly sacked council workers. The strike comes on the back of already-implemented work bans at the council, after management were found…
Your ASU JTG National Negotiating Team (NNT) are pleased to advise that JTG management have now come back to us with an offer we can recommend to ASU members. This offer will be considered by members at meetings convened to determine whether ASU members accept the NNT's recommendation. In December…
This edition contains the following items: ASU appears before productivity Commission hearings; National Transport Commission (NTC) is currently reviewing the heavy vehicle charging system; Remunicipalizing public services in Europe; Water Industry Operators Association - advice for ASU Branches working in water; Fires and Storms across Australia; Cuts to public sector…
This International Women's Day on 8 March we reflect on the way ASU members are working to improve income security for women and joining global campaigns to address violence against women. ASU members gathered with other community citizens in all states this year, to dance together for an end to…
Bargaining continued with Malaysia Airlines Management on Monday 25 February. The claims that Malaysia Airlines Management agreed to were confirmed and the remaining claims, including the increases to wage rates, were further discussed. The outcome of the latest round of negotiations is: [download the full bulletin below to see the…