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LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The United Services Union is the largest local government union in NSW with over 30,000 members.

If you work in Local Government the USU Is your union. The USU covers employees in a range of areas, including:

* libraries * road construction and maintenance * parks and gardens * finance * refuse collection * child care * planning * local laws * recreation and swimming centres * call centres * administration * aged services  * youth services * generalist community services * regulatory & compliance officers  * multi-cultural services * Aboriginal Community Liaison * disability services

... and many others

The local government members are covered by our Branches located throughout NSW.

LATEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT NEWS

21/06/2017
central-coast-members-take-united-action-vote-no-confidence-in-ceo-and-eltStrong, collective action unfolded at the “first” combined USU meeting at Central Coast Council, held at...
21/06/2017
naidoc-celebrations-2017-one-day-leaveNAIDOC week celebrations will be held in 2017 from 2 – 9 July. NAIDOC week celebrations are held...
05/06/2017
local-government-state-award-update-it-s-time-to-have-your-sayAs members know the USU has been involved in ongoing local government Award negotiations for many...
01/06/2017
georges-river-members-are-you-acting-up-don-t-give-away-your-timeCouncil is once again in dispute regarding a breach of the Local Government State Award 2014, relating...
31/05/2017
helping-a-mate-in-need-it-s-what-we-doFollowing the news that our friend and fellow member Graham Matthews lost his legs and hands to a viral...
23/05/2017
local-government-award-2017-important-usu-members-have-your-say-2USU members employed in NSW Councils covered by the State Award will soon be notified of USU “award vote...

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CAMPAIGN UPDATES

05/06/2017
local-government-state-award-update-it-s-time-to-have-your-say-2As members know the USU has been involved in ongoing local government Award negotiations for many...
23/05/2017
local-government-award-2017-important-usu-members-have-your-sayUSU members employed in NSW Councils covered by the State Award will soon be notified of USU “award vote...
04/04/2017
local-govt-award-2017-update-disciplinary-procedures-and-workplace-investigationsSince our last award update dated 27th February 2017, negotiations have continued and have now...
28/02/2017
award-2017-protecting-from-being-absorbed-into-a-public-holidayNSW Local Government Employers Award Negotiating Group seeks to oppose the USU’s proposed changes to the...
12/12/2016
jobs-protected-at-amalgamated-councilsAs we approach the end of 2016 we await a decision on a significant number of Councils initially named...