Social Media at Work

Social Media at Work As the boundaries between work and leisure become more blurred it’s important to understand that comments made on social media can affect your employment. In some cases employees can be dismissed for making comments about their workplace, employer, manager or co-worker using Social Media forums. Therefore it is always wise to…

ASU Social Media Moderation Guidelines

ASU Social Media Moderation Guidelines There are a few simple rules that visitors to the ASU Facebook Page and our other social networking channels should follow: We invite visitors to actively engage with this community by leaving comments, etc, but please be respectful of others. Inappropriate, irrelevant (eg. advertising, off-topic pages/websites, etc), offensive, derogatory, profane…

COVID-19 Vaccinations

The ASU supports vaccination as the way we can get out of the pandemic and get members back to work and encourages all members to be vaccinated if there is no medical contraindication. Get vaccinated! If you can get vaccinated against COVID-19, you should get vaccinated. Vaccines are safe and effective. They are the best…

Your JobSeeker Questions, Answered.

Your JobSeeker Questions, Answered. Recently, the Federal Government have made changes to both JobKeeper and JobSeeker. The Federal Government have confirmed they will not extend JobKeeper beyond the 28th of March 2021 leaving many workers uncertain about their future. With thousands of workers still reliant on the JobKeeper program this short-sighted announcement to cut JobKeeper…

Grow Your Union

COVID has brought home why it is so important to be in the union. Issues like job security, income, protection of entitlements and occupational health and safety have confronted millions of workers. We have worked to keep members in jobs and help them address concerns about safety. Our numbers have grown in recent months which…

Qantas’ planned cuts to sales, service & baggage desks underbaked!

ASU representatives met with management on Monday, 15 February and Tuesday, 16 February – and it became apparent that Qantas management have no idea how they are actually going to make their thought-bubble to cut the Sales, Service and Baggage Desks work. This is shameful. It’s clear that the promised ‘digital servicing’ technology doesn’t even…