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Update: New bullying legislation

22 September 2014

Since 1 January 2014 the Fair Work Commission, under new legislation introduced by the former Gillard Government, has been able to deal with complaints regarding bullying at the workplace. The powers of the Commission enable it to conciliate between the parties. If that cannot be achieved, it can then make necessary orders in relation to

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What are my redundancy rights?

22 September 2014

The ASU receives many enquiries from members who are facing the prospect of being made redundant (or retrenched). Being retrenched can be a very unpleasant process which can be emotionally and psychologically draining but the ASU can assist you in dealing with a redundancy and whether it is being or has been done an appropriate

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Pay rates and pay rises: Some general advice

22 September 2014

Members often ask if they are entitled to a pay rise. ASU members’ terms of employment can vary. Below is a general summary for members to consider, though you may need to keep in mind that these don’t always apply to everyone. Members who have concerns regarding their pay and how to go about getting

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