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Help us save your industry super!

Did you know that this week the Turnbull Government has introduced three bills to attack industry super funds and to open the door for banks to profit from workers’ retirement savings? Help us stop it!

ASBESTOS ALERT @BMCC: Investigation Underway

The USU, on behalf of twelve members at Blue Mountains Council, recently lodged grievances with Council regarding allegations relating to the management of asbestos.


In 2012 the State Government made a number of changes to workers compensation laws in NSW which disadvantaged injured workers across the state and the USU strongly opposed them.

Proud to support marriage equality

At its meeting on 13th September 2017 the USU State Executive resolved to support marriage equality as outlined in the following resolution.

Latest USU campaigns and updates

Management Couple – Port Macquarie

Successful, well established motel and caravan park complex in beautiful Port Macquarie is seeking a highly experienced management couple with drive, energy and enthusiasm.

Win for jobs @ Wellington

In a great win for members jobs at Wellington were saved following action by the USU to ensure it was deemed a “rural centre” following amalgamation.

TABCORP UPDATE – What you said!

In October the USU asked you to fill out an “issues” survey. From the responses we received, we can now let you know the results. From the surveys we got back the result in red gives you an indication of how the majority of Tabcorp Operators feel about the issue in...


Industrial Strength

With the collective strength of 30,000 members you are never alone.

Workplace support

Our industrial and legal staff are based in offices right across NSW.

Where to Enjoy Benefits

Access to a huge range of fantastic benefits and services from thousands of locations.

Journey to work insurance

Protection for members on their way to and from work.

Holiday discounts

Great discounts at the Aquatic Resort in Port Macquarie or at Jervis Bay.

Legal help at work

Legal advice from Carroll & O’Dea Solicitors, including a free will.

Phil Smyth Scholarships

The Phil Smyth scholarships are awarded in February each year.

USU Picnic Day

USU members celebrate their union membership with family and fellow members.


Union proud, USU strong
Local government workers

Local Government

If you work in Local Government the USU is your union. The USU covers employees right across the local government industry.

Energy worker

Energy & Utilities

The USU is a major union in the NSW energy industry. The occupations of USU members cover the range of occupations within the modern energy industry.

Private sector worker

Private Sector

The USU represents workers employed as private sector clerical and administrative (C&A) employees in most industries.

Airlines worker


The USU represents workers employed in the airlines industry, including Check-in Officers, Service Desk Officers, Ticket Sales Officers, Passenger Control Unit Officers.