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Members infoDeclaration of Un-contested Offices for the SA & NT Branch ASU Elections - 16 April 2013
Attached is the Declaration of Un-contested Offices for the SA & NT Branch of the Australian Municipal, Administrative, Clerical & Services Union (ASU) Elections - E2013/112, for your information. The election is now complete....
Equal Opportunity, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination - 10 February 2005
All Australian states and territories have equal opportunity, anti discrimination and sexual harassment legislation which cover behaviour at work and in other areas of public life. There are both Federal and state or territory laws which apply to all Australians.
COMMUNITY SERVICES - 31 May 2011
Delay in Implementing Wage Rates and Loadings in the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award 2010 (Modern Award)...
HAVE YOU BEEN UNDERPAID WHILST ON SICK LEAVE? - 05 May 2011
Given the decision by Judge Hannon reported in the previous article, it is possible there are many employees who have been underpaid because their employer has wrongly interpreted the sick leave clause of the Award....
TOP 10 ASU MEMBER BENEFITS - 01 August 2011
As a member you know your personal reasons for joining the ASU. Many of you shared your reasons with us in the recent member survey. Your personal reasons might not always translate easily to others though....
Enterprise bargaining continues to evolve - 05 May 2011
Over the last 12 months ASU members at around 20 Councils have negotiated new enterprise agreements. At least that many again will be renegotiated, with the support of your ASU Workplace Reps and Officials, before the end of this year....
ASU WINS FOR LIBRARY WORKERS AT CITY OF CHARLES STURT - 05 May 2011
On 25 March in the SA Industrial Relations Court, Judge Hannon found library workers at the City of Charles Sturt on sick leave should be paid penalty rates if sick at a time when they would normally receive penalty rates when working such as evenings or weekends....
Cara Endorsement - 10 May 2013
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Awards and Agreements - 10 February 2005
Most workers' wages and working conditions are determined by industrial Awards. These are legally binding documents which usually apply across an industry or a range of employers and which provide workers with 'bottom line' protection. Your wages and working conditions are not simply provided for you by your employer or the Government. Unions fought hard for awards. We continue to fight to ensure that Award wages are improved, that Awards are kept up to date and that your hard-won conditions are not reduced by hositle Governments....
CHECK YOUR EQUAL PAY DAY - 30 November 2012
Australian Workplace Agreements - 03 May 2006
You might have heard the Federal Liberal Government and even your employer carrying on about the benefits of individual contracts or "AWAs". You might have heard AWAs promoted as a new, modern, exciting way of working. You might have heard that AWAs will let employees "break free" from awards. Don't be fooled. AWAs are about one thing: tipping the balance of power more firmly towards your employer and away from you. ...
Workers Compensation - 10 February 2005
If you have an accident or are injured at work or by work you may be entitled to claim Workers' Compensation. You may be able to claim for medical expenses and ongoing treatment. If you have to take time off work because of your injury or accident, you will be entitled to be paid for the time off until you are fit to return to work.
You should check the SA Workcover website or NT Government Workers Compensation information website...
Change of Membership Details - 18 January 2012
The Union office relies on you keeping us up to date with your personal contact details....
Suspending your Membership - 18 January 2012
Did you know that if you are not earning an income you can suspend your ASU membership? This means you will still receive all the benefits of ASU membership without having to pay fees....
Financial Statements - 10 February 2005
The Workplace Relations Act requires that the financial affairs of unions are checked and audited every 12 months to make sure union funds are administered properly and to detect any shortcomings. The National Executive and the Branches of the ASU each conduct their own audit.
Resignation from the ASU - 10 February 2005
A member may resign membership of the Union by written notice addressed to the Branch Secretary....
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Australian Services Union South Australian & Northern Territory Branch
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