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LOCAL GOVERNMENT

The United Services Union is the largest local government union in NSW with over 30,000 members.

If you work in Local Government the USU Is your union. The USU covers employees in a range of areas, including:

* libraries * road construction and maintenance * parks and gardens * finance * refuse collection * child care * planning * local laws * recreation and swimming centres * call centres * administration * aged services  * youth services * generalist community services * regulatory & compliance officers  * multi-cultural services * Aboriginal Community Liaison * disability services

... and many others

The local government members are covered by our Branches located throughout NSW.

LATEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT NEWS

23/05/2017
local-government-award-2017-important-usu-members-have-your-say-2USU members employed in NSW Councils covered by the State Award will soon be notified of USU “award vote...
19/05/2017
viv-may-held-a-party-and-didn-t-even-showThat’s right! On Friday 12th May 2017 a party was thrown by Council to celebrate one year since the...
12/05/2017
workers-and-residents-hold-wake-to-pay-respects-following-death-of-democracy-at-amalgamated-councilResidents, ratepayers, workers, and community supporters will today hold a ‘wake’ to pay their respects...
11/05/2017
is-democracy-dead-at-cumberland-councilIt seems so with the Administrator deciding without a mandate to: 1.    Dissolve Parks...
11/05/2017
georges-river-council-strikes-again-members-rights-bowled-overYesterday Council wrote to the Union advising that they now require the Union to give 24 hours’ advance...
04/05/2017
georges-river-council-6-hr-managers-in-since-amalgamationAs USU members may be aware Mr Warren your People and Performance Executive Manager tendered his...

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CAMPAIGN UPDATES

23/05/2017
local-government-award-2017-important-usu-members-have-your-sayUSU members employed in NSW Councils covered by the State Award will soon be notified of USU “award vote...
04/04/2017
local-govt-award-2017-update-disciplinary-procedures-and-workplace-investigationsSince our last award update dated 27th February 2017, negotiations have continued and have now...
28/02/2017
award-2017-protecting-from-being-absorbed-into-a-public-holidayNSW Local Government Employers Award Negotiating Group seeks to oppose the USU’s proposed changes to the...
12/12/2016
jobs-protected-at-amalgamated-councilsAs we approach the end of 2016 we await a decision on a significant number of Councils initially named...
15/11/2016
local-government-state-award-update-5-hours-of-workLGNSW is attempting to remove 35 hour per week work arrangements from the new Award. This would mean...