Membership of the HSU entitles you to a huge range of member benefits; from professional indemnity insurance and high-quality continuing professional development to free legal advice and exclusive discounts on a range of goods and services.
HSU officers visit workplaces regularly and will visit workplace on request to respond to particular issues.
Members are entitled to attend workshops and training programs on industrial issues.
The HSU provides advice, assistance and support to members on a broad range of topics including disputes, grievances, workload issues, health and safety, equal opportunity matters, employment applications and classification.
Professional Indemnity Insurance
HSU provides automatic professional indemnity insurance as part of your membership (if you are in a profession where it is a required). Professional indemnity insurance is designed to protect you from bearing the full legal costs of a law suit or coronial inquiry if there is an accident or you make a mistake at work. It means you won’t lose your house and your savings defending litigation. An important feature of this policy is that it covers you no matter who you work for and where you work, making it beneficial for all workers, including casuals.
Through ATC Insurance Solutions Pty Ltd, members of HSU are entitled to $10M Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance coverage.
Your HSU membership automatically includes Journey Insurance which covers loss of income from injuries caused while traveling to and from work to a maximum $1,000 a week and includes Death and Disability Insurance up to $100,000.
Each HSU branch provides designated lawyers who will give you a free initial consultation on any matter or full legal representation on industrial matters.
ACTU Member Connect
ACTU Member Connect is 100% union owned and provides HSU members preferential rates for goods and services such as wine, car rentals, financial planning, insurance etc.
For further details visit www.memberconnect.com.au
A free service for members to purchase new & used cars and household goods at a cheaper price. A special deal may be arranged for accommodation, tours and cruise when members are taking holidays anywhere in Australia.
Super Home Loans
Super Home Loans offers to HSU members home loans at a low interest rate, no hidden fees, and variable or fixed rate home loans.
The range of benefits available to members varies from branch to branch across Australia.
To find out what other benefits you are entitled to, please contact us on 1300 478 000
Alternatively, you can find your branch by state and find more information about your union’s benefits.