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NCC attacks and targets YOUR job – Who is Next?

With the decision on potential outsourcing of the five Pools which could result in the loss of more core jobs to be made at July 22nd Council meeting, the USU is concerned that this is not the only area currently being targeted.  

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USU local govt award praised

Some 50,000 workers stand to gain from a range of improved conditions in the 2014 'Local Government (State) Award', with the United Services Union (USU) boasting "no less than 47 significant changes".

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Job Board: Great SECONDMENT opportunities at Ausgrid

Members are encouraged to check out these great SECONDMENT opportunities at Ausgrid.

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Contract Confusion Beckons at Endeavour

In what can only be described as a sheer lack of understanding of the laws surrounding the Endeavour Energy Enterprise Agreement, management walked out of a meeting with the unions after being told in no uncertain terms that they had mismanaged the issue of contracts in their organisation and lack the basic understanding of the Fair Work Act with respect to who is covered by the Endeavour Energy Agreement.

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CHILDCARE RALLY BRINGS COMMUNITY TOGETHER

On July 9 the USU organised a rally, supported by parents and the local community, to protest the proposed privatisation of Hornsby Council child care centres. It was a great turnout for the first action and many parents spoke very passionately at the Council meeting about the quality of the care their children receive and the much lower standards of private operators.

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20/08/2014
liberal-sell-off-as-vince-sits-on-millionsVince Graham has gone to the media promoting the Liberal Party’s agenda of privatisation and blaming the...
07/08/2014
emirates-eba-negotiations-go-to-the-fwcUSU/ASU and ALAEA members at Emirates have told us that the proposed Agreement that was rejected by...
01/08/2014
startrack-enterprise-agreement-bargaining-updateOn 25th of July 2014, the USU/ASU National Negotiating team met with StarTrack management for further...
25/07/2014
emirates-eba-negotiations-resumeThe USU/ASU/ALAEA and bargaining representatives met with Emirates management on Wednesday 23rd July and...
23/07/2014
tabcorp-granville-account-sales-operators-enterprise-agreement-2013-employee-ballot-updateTABCORP has released the Official Ballot Results from the CorpVote returning officer following the...