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Sleepout 2016: Let’s give a hand to those in need

More than 105,000 Australians are homeless on any given night; 44,000 are young people and an estimated 1 in 5 are over the age of 55. Homelessness can affect men, women and children from a wide range of backgrounds living in our cities, suburbs and country towns.

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BOB HAWKE RECEIVES ASU LIFE MEMBERSHIP OF THE UNION

This week our National Union, the ASU, presented a great Australian with life membership of the union. 

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Seeking justice: USU urges members to sign this important petition

USU General Secretary Graeme Kelly is urging members to sign this important petition seeking justice for a member of a fellow union. We join in this campaign for justice because that is what it means to be union!

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Time to guarantee terms & conditions at Garuda is long overdue

P.T. Garuda Indonesia Ltd Union Collective Agreement 2007 no longer a guarantee that your terms and conditions of employment are completely protected.

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It’s now or never for Turnbull’s IR policy

With an election supposedly predicated on industrial relations issues of the Australian Building and Construction Commission and the Registered Organisations Bill, the Turnbull Government has been suspiciously silent on exactly what they are planning for Australia’s 12 million plus workers.

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12/08/2016
asu-maurice-blackburn-members-vote-to-take-protected-industrial-actionYesterday the votes were counted in our protected action ballot and we are pleased to advise that...
03/08/2016
maurice-blackburn-members-the-union-recommends-you-vote-before-this-thursdayThanks to all the members who have reached out to their delegates and told them that they have received...
22/07/2016
time-to-talk-about-eba-11-negotiationsSince our last bulletin we have had 3 more meetings with the company – bringing our total number of...
20/07/2016
maurice-blackburn-protected-action-ballotPlease read this important inormation about our protected action ballot. 1. Ballot papers will be...
15/07/2016
maurice-blackburn-it-s-time-to-vote-yes-for-protected-actionOn 14th July 2016, the Fair Work Commission made an order to allow the USU/ASU to hold a protected...