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The gender pay gap on Equal Pay Day 2021
Aug 31, 2021 17:55PM WST -

31 August is equal pay day.It marks the 61 additional days after the end of the financial year that women must work to earn the same as their male counterparts.Although, with a gender pay gap that has increased to 14.2%, ... Read More

ASU signed Refugee Council joint letter
Aug 25, 2021 15:08PM WST -

We welcomed the announcement by Immigration Minister Alex Hawke confirming the extension of temporary visas for people from Afghanistan in Australia but there is a lot more that needs to be done for people at grave risk.ASU ... Read More

Vale Angela Hartwig
Dec 17, 2020 16:51PM WST -

It is with sadness that the Australian Services Union Western Australian Branch Executive Council acknowledges the passing of Angela Hartwig on Wednesday, 16 December 2020.In the 1980s Angela Hartwig became a member of the ... Read More

WA Branch Scholarships - call for applications
Dec 15, 2020 16:08PM WST -

Each year the Branch Executive awards two scholarships to the children of ASU members.The applications for the Godfrey Wignall Scholarship are open to the children of financial members who completed the TEE in 2020, while ... Read More

Your guide to Career Launchpad video on demand content
Dec 7, 2020 11:56AM WST -

Did you know that, as an ASU member, you can access the ASU Career Launchpad courses as video on demand content?You can check out this handy guide to see the courses that are available to access at your own pace.Head to ... Read More

Securing the future for energy workers
Nov 17, 2020 16:35PM WST -

Change is inevitable. The future of energy is changing as improved renewable energy technologies are developed and become available.Our Union has been in discussions with Synergy since September 2018 about just ... Read More

New dates announced for NAIDOC Week 2020
Jun 18, 2020 08:00AM WST -

The National NAIDOC Committee have released this statement about the change of date and the announcement of the 2020 National NAIDOC poster:New dates announced for NAIDOC Week 2020Statement from the National NAIDOC ... Read More

June Appeal - Women's Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services (WA)
Jun 18, 2020 07:22AM WST -

If you are looking for a Charitable Tax deduction before the end of the 2019-20 financial year, the Women's Council for Domestic and Family Violence Services (WA) is appealing to you to consider supporting women and children ... Read More

We're urging to keep councils from standing down workers
Apr 7, 2020 11:23AM WST -

Over the last three weeks, Australian Services Union Western Australian Branch has been communicating with local government CEOs, urging them to not stand workers down over the COVID-19 pandemic.Wayne Wood, Branch Secretary ... Read More

Conditions at work for clerical workers during COVID-19
Apr 1, 2020 09:04AM WST -

There are many changes occurring in response to the COVID-19 crisis and we are all urgently adapting the way we live and work.Employers and your union – the Australian Services Union – have been negotiating the ... Read More

COVID-19: JobKeeper Explained
Mar 31, 2020 10:12AM WST -

For the last three weeks the ASU along with other Australian unions have been campaigning relentlessly for a wage subsidy for workers to ensure members jobs are protected through the global pandemic.But our hard work has ... Read More

A message from the Branch Secretary regarding Covid-19 and work
Mar 12, 2020 14:21PM WST -

Australian Services Union Western Australia Branch Secretary, Wayne Wood, communicated the following message to members via email today Thursday, 12 March 2020:With Covid-19 being declared a pandemic by the World Health ... Read More

Vale Percy King
Jan 9, 2020 11:55AM WST -

It is with great sadness that our branch acknowledges the recent passing of Percy King.Colin Percy King, known to us as Percy, joined the Australian Services Union on 26 September 2001, and was a very active participant ... Read More

ASU Career Launchpad - CareSuper Superannuation Series
Sep 6, 2019 16:13PM WST -

Did you know that only one in five working Australians are confident they will have enough super for their retirement?And did you know that as a member of the ASU you have free and exclusive access to your very own ... Read More

Working in heat - online training courses
Sep 4, 2019 10:01AM WST -

While the weather’s pretty wintry at the moment, spring and summer and hot, sunny days are on their way!Do you work in hot temperatures or outdoors during summer?  Are you wondering about what to do when ... Read More