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Celebrate Equal Week From 30 November!

Social & Communities November 18, 2020

Your next payrise is coming up! Your pay is about to go up! Do you want to know how much by? Go to: myequalpay.com  On 1 December the minimum rates of pay for community and disability workers will increase again….

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Important information sessions for members on Portable Long Service Leave for the Social and Community Services Industry

Social & Communities October 16, 2020

Our unions campaign has made Portable Long Service Leave a reality for the Social and Community Services Industry! We know that as a member and impacted worker you are keen to know more about the Portable Long Service Leave Scheme….

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Commission Agrees with Union, One Step Closer to Secured Regular Hours!

Social & Communities October 16, 2020

The Services Union (our Union) is aware that part-time workers at Centacare are concerned about job security. Centacare provides these workers with a minimum of only 16 hours per week. However, Union members regularly work far beyond this minimum and…

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SACS Budget Update – We Won Pay Equity

Social & Communities October 8, 2020

Yesterday, Wednesday 7 October, we provided SACS members with a brief on the Federal Budget and most importantly that ASU members have Saved Equal Pay! The briefing was well attended but we know that it is often difficult to get…

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Save Equal Pay WIN

Social & Communities October 7, 2020

Breaking news from last night’s Federal Budget: ASU members have saved Equal Pay! Last night the Federal Government announced that they would life base funding in Department of Social Services Grants to cover the costs for Equal Pay wages won…

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Exclusive ASU Member Post-Budget Briefing

Social & Communities October 2, 2020

Nationwide ASU Member Post-Budget Briefing Next week’s federal budget is critical to the future of community services in Australia. The ASU will have experts in the Government’s budget lock-up analysing exactly what the federal budget will mean for our sector….

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JobKeeper Changes & Extended Scheme – Important Changes

The Federal Government has made some important changes to JobKeeper. The good news is that the JobKeeper Payment scheme has been extended until 28 March 2021 to ensure more Australians can stay in jobs and more businesses can survive the…

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Help save 12,000 jobs in community services & Save Equal Pay!

Social & Communities September 30, 2020

Can you contact a Government MP to ask them to support community services jobs and Save Equal Pay in the October Federal Budget? We know that jobs and services could be slashed in the community sector across Australia if the…

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Help save 12,000 jobs in community services & Save Equal Pay!

Social & Communities September 29, 2020

Can you contact a Government MP to ask them to support community services jobs and Save Equal Pay in the October Federal Budget? We know that jobs and services could be slashed in the community sector across Australia if the…

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Join the NDIS roadshow for employment opportunities in the Disability Sector – Ipswich Region

Social & Communities September 23, 2020

Are you looking for a new opportunity in the Disability Sector? Would you like exposure to employers that are hiring right now? The National Disability Service is holding a series of Jobs Roadshows. This is an opportunity for employees to…

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