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NEGOTIATIONS COMMENCED ON TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH.

The Industry Award parties, being the United Services Union, Depa, LGEA and the Employer’s Association LGNSW have exchanged their respective Award Log of Claims for the 2023 Award due to commence on July 1st 2023.

The USU conducts around 350 mass meetings of members ONLY across NSW in every Council/Entity covered by the NSW Local Government State Award.

NON MEMBERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO JOIN THE USU & JOIN WITH US IN OUR FIGHT TO RETAIN AND IMPROVE WORKING CONDITIONS AND WAGES IN THE 2023- 2026 AWARD.

AWARD UPDATES WILL BE LOADED HERE:

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AWARD 2023 UPDATE: Your pay under attack

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AWARD 2023 UPDATE: Your pay under attack

This is the fourth member update in our series on the negotiations for the Local Government (State) Award 2023. Local Government NSW, on behalf of your Council, wants to CUT your ordinary pay which will result in your pay being slashed when you access your leave...

LG Award 2023 Update: ATTACK ON RIGHTS TO RAISE A GRIEVANCE!

LG Award 2023 Update: ATTACK ON RIGHTS TO RAISE A GRIEVANCE!

This is the third member update in our series on the negotiations for the Local Government (State) Award 2023. Local Government NSW, on behalf of your Council, wants to make it easier for management to ignore your grievances. Item 20 on the Employer’s Log of Claims...

LG AWARD 2023 UPDATE: 35 HOUR WEEK UNDER ATTACK!

LG AWARD 2023 UPDATE: 35 HOUR WEEK UNDER ATTACK!

This is the second member update in our series on the negotiations for the Local Government (State) Award 2023. Local Government NSW, on behalf of your Council, wants to get rid of the 35-hour working week. Item 10 on the Employer’s Log of Claims for the new Award...

AWARD MEETINGS AND OTHER NEWS:

Canterbury Bankstown Award Update Meeting

Canterbury Bankstown Award Update Meeting

The USU will be holding Award Update meetings at all metropolitan councils in coming weeks. Meetings were held at Canterbury Bankstown Council on the 18th October 2022.  The USU truck was in attendance to remind members of how important the Award negotiations are!...

USU@Camden: Award Update Meeting

USU@Camden: Award Update Meeting

The USU held an Award update meeting for our Camden members on the 18th October 2022.  The USU truck was in attendance to remind members of how important the Award negotiations are! These meetings will be held at metropolitan Council’s in coming months.  Make sure to...

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