About the ASU
The Australian Services Union is one of the largest and most diverse unions in Australia with 130,000 members across a wide range of industries.
We pride ourselves on ensuring that we work closely with our members to achieve better outcomes for working people, as well as fairness and equality for all Australians.
The Victorian Private Sector Branch represents people working across a diverse range of industries and professions. We have members in customer service, administration, clerical, the legal sector, airline ground handling services (as well as maintenance, freight, technical, IT and call center roles within airlines), NGO’s, community and social services, transport, freight, logistics, gaming and wagering, call centres – plus many others. If you’re not sure if we cover you get in contact, there’s every chance we can represent you in your workplace.
What you can expect.
As a member of the ASU you have access to expert advice, assistance and support in your workplace when you need it. You also have access to our specialist helpline (ASU Assist), our membership services department, exclusive training courses and a wide range of discounts. The ASU Victorian Private Sector Branch will always strive to achieve the best possible outcome for our members.
The ASU operates “ASU Assist” a union helpline to ensure members are able to readily access advice and information specific to their own concerns at work.
We encourage our members with an queries or concerns to contact our ASU Assist Industrial Officer on (03) 9342 3300. All discussions are free and confidential for our members.
Non members are encouraged to explore the benefits of union membership and should also contact ASU Assist.
How can ASU Assist me?
ASU Assist give you the expert advice and ongoing support you need to resolve the situation the best way you can. Advice includes;
- Grievance handling
- Award, Contract and Agreement enquiries
- Workplace Bullying and Harassment
- Union Membership Enquiries
- Union Membership Benefits and Services
In any conflict at work the best thing you can do for yourself is to know:
- Your rights
- Procedures and policies
- And all possible outcomes
By working together we can help you construct your best alternative in resolving the situation before the negotiation.
Industries that the ASU cover include: