Protect and ADA Australia are pleased to announce a partnership in the delivery of workplace mental health support services, and of behavioural health and safety awareness around drugs and alcohol.
Members are reminded that there is a hardship payment available to eligible severance members who are stood down during COVID restrictions.
The Protect office will be closed from 28 May 2021 due to COVID restrictions. Read on to learn of the arrangements in place to continue support for Protect members by staff working from home.
"Recently, your Branch Committee advocated for, and endorsed, a renewed Protect Income Protection Policy with enhanced benefits for UFU members."
Protect administers Australia’s leading range of personal income protection insurance policies for workers. Here's a brief summary of some of the changes to the Standard Protect Injury and Sickness Policy.
In addition to being the Metro Trains Shop Steward, Linesman Andrew Taranto is an ETU State Councillor and an advocate of Protect income protection & counselling.
"The service we get is second to none. We have direct contact with the Protect Field Officers for support which is a massive plus for the Metals being in Protect."
The joint Protect & NECA International Women’s Day lunch has become an event not to be missed. Get yourself on the invite list!
Held on Sunday 14 March this year, the FECRI fundraiser is made up of eight events, from a 6km walk all the way through to a 100km ride
"We’ve had an excellent win for our members in the construction industry, due to changing the way the severance rate is calculated."