Top 10 Benefits

  1. Reassurance that you won't be alone when in need; you will have support and specialist industrial advice when you need it.
  2. Information about your rightful entitlements when required.
  3. Expertise in establishing correct pay rates and answering other questions about rights at work.
  4. Representation when you need help with any counselling or disciplinary matters including unfair dismissal.
  5. Organisation of the workplace collective to identify issues, represent and negotiate through collective bargaining, using a structure of Union Organiser and Workplace Representatives. Independent studies show workers on Union Agreements get significantly better wages and conditions.
  6. Results for you on a workplace, industry and national level to achieve fairness through minimum wages, good working conditions, healthy and ssafe workplaces, engagement with the future of your industry and equal pay to name a few key areas of ongoing focus and success.
  7. Members Equity Bank membership for no ongoing account fees, best value banking with 'members only' discounted interest rates on home loans and higher interest rates on term deposits.
  8. ASU Member Advantage for discounts on a broad range of items from whitegoods and accommodation, dining to health insurance and adventure tours; we use collective buying power to negotiate sharp discounts to benefit you.
  9. ACTU Member Connect is 100% Union owned and adds real value by saving members money. Services include financial planning, buying discounted cars to movie tickets and much more.
  10. Union Aid Abroad allows all of us to 'think globally and act locally' through the ASU support as a global justice partner and individual members' donations.