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ORGANISER (LOCAL GOVERNMENT) METROPOLITAN

ORGANISER (LOCAL GOVERNMENT) METROPOLITAN

The Union is seeking to employ an Organiser for its Metropolitan Branch. The position is based in the Union’s Head Office at Level 7, 321 Pitt Street, Sydney. The position requires the ability to attend to the needs of the membership in all industry sectors covered by...

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Riverside Peak Season Ballot for 2023/24

Riverside Peak Season Ballot for 2023/24

During the peak summer months holiday accommodation is not only costly, it can be hard to find! Each year we hold a Ballot to make sure our members get fair access. We have now officially opened the ballot for Summer 2023/24.

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United magazine Summer 2022

United magazine Summer 2022

The USU’s Summer 2022 edition of United has been sent to members. Check it out! What a year! It has been quite a year! As life has started to get back to normal we have been able to focus more on the future. It has been a struggle for many but we have had some remarkable highlights, one being the election of a federal Labor government, led by Anthony Albanese.

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Virgin Australia STILL holding back on pay offer

Virgin Australia STILL holding back on pay offer

Virgin workers deserve fair pay now. Share your story about the impact of cost-of-living increases here.   We are stepping up the pressure on Virgin Australia to force the airline to pay its worker’s fair pay.   Your bargaining representatives have met with Virgin...

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New Award! Congratulations to all Essential Water members

New Award! Congratulations to all Essential Water members

Congratulations to all Essential Water USU members on your new Award. Your delegates engaged in a well organised and thought-out bargaining campaign, and we believe have delivered excellent outcome for everyone. 56 eligible members voted and 54 of you voted to accept...

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USU@NPBS: THE TIME OFF IN LIEU JIGSAW

USU@NPBS: THE TIME OFF IN LIEU JIGSAW

One of the most misunderstood and confusing issues in the NPBS Enterprise Agreement (EA) continues to be the accruing and taking of TOIL. Here we give the Union’s view on when it occurs and how the USU understands it should be calculated. There are three main Clauses...

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Broken Hill City Council Consent Award ratified today

Broken Hill City Council Consent Award ratified today

The Broken Hill City Council Consent Award has just been ratified before the NSW Industrial Relations Commission. This award is a great success for not only the union but for you as employees of the council. We secured a pay increase of 10.5% compounding over three...

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GREAT REASONS TO JOIN THE UNITED SERVICES UNION

Industrial Strength

With the collective strength of 30,000 members you are never alone.

Workplace support

Our industrial and legal staff are based in offices right across NSW.

Where to Enjoy Benefits

Access to a huge range of fantastic benefits and services from thousands of locations.

Journey to work insurance

Protection for members on their way to and from work.

Holiday discounts

Great discounts at our Riverside Resort in Port Macquarie or at Jervis Bay.

Legal help at work

Legal advice from Carroll & O’Dea Solicitors, including a free will.

Phil Smyth Scholarships

The Phil Smyth scholarships are awarded in February each year.

USU Picnic Day

USU members celebrate their union membership with family and fellow members.

WE ARE YOUR UNION

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Local Government

Local Government

If you work in Local Government the USU is your union. The USU covers employees right across the local government industry.

Energy

Energy & Utilities

The USU is a major union in the NSW energy industry. The occupations of USU members cover the range of occupations within the modern energy industry.

Private sector

Private Sector

The USU represents workers employed as private sector clerical and administrative (C&A) employees in most industries.

Airlines

Airlines

The USU represents workers employed in the airlines industry, including Check-in Officers, Service Desk Officers, Ticket Sales Officers, Passenger Control Unit Officers.

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