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It’s just a Jump to the Left: and a step into Right Direction

The USU has been pursuing the issue of contracts in your organisation that should be covered by the Ausgrid Agreement within the Fair Work Commission. These contracts do not have the same protection or conditions as the Ausgrid Agreement (such as no forced redundancies and salary maintenance plus many more).

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USU Secures the new Local Government (State) Award 2014

At 2:00pm on 25 June 2014, the President of the Industrial Relations Commission, Justice Walton, approved the Local Government (State) Award 2014* on the USU’s application.

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Electricity consumers biggest losers as sale of NSW’s largest power generator approved

Electricity consumers will be the big losers after the Australian Competition Tribunal approved the conditional sale of the largest power producer in NSW, Macquarie Generation, despite the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission warning the sale would lead to higher prices.

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A knock out! No Contest in Constable Metering

After hard fought efforts by the energy unions, Ausgrid and Endeavour Energy have now responded that the contestable metering part of the business will not be sold off.

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USU Journey to Work Insurance for members

The USU has taken out an insurance policy to cover its members as they travel to and from work following NSW government cutbacks.

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USU CAMPAIGNS

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...
22/07/2014
western-sydney-campaign-trainingMike Baird will be asking voters to endorse his electricity privatisation plans at the next election -...
16/07/2014
childcare-rally-brings-community-togetherOn July 9 the USU organised a rally, supported by parents and the local community, to protest the...