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On Tuesday, 4 May the Fair Work Commission issued a provisional decision in its review of the minimum terms and conditions that apply to workers in the disability and community services industry, the SCHDS Award. It’s taken 5 years of work by your union, but it’s good to see the…
The ASU contacted Jetstar for an update on the impact of the Brisbane lock down this week and can confirm that the airline will continue the same approach to short notice stand downs that members will be familiar with. Key Points The key points are, as follows: Cancelled flights will…
The ASU contacted Virgin for an update on the impact of the Brisbane lock down this week who have confirmed there will be no material changes to Guest Services rostering at any port. Key Points The key points are, as follows: A number of flights to/from BNE in the next…
ASU delegates have been ensuring that standards in the ALP’s new National Code of Conduct will be advanced through multiple forums currently reviewing support for MOP(S). Before Kate Jenkins from the AHRC was appointed to conduct an independent inquiry, ASU delegates were taking the lead in Canberra on urgent change…
In an astonishing flip on the commitments Virgin has made to ASU members, including meaningful consultation with the ASU before engaging ANY Supplementary Labour, Virgin admit they initiated discussions with Hoban to start working in MEL and ADL by Good Friday! The ASU immediately called for an urgent meeting with…
On 23 March 2021, the ASU met with Qantas to discuss the results of the non-binding EOI process. Qantas says that it is ready to start a binding EOI process and start recruitment for the new FOC and FPO roles. Binding EOI Qantas will ask employees to make a binding…
In late 2020, APM attempted to strip entitlements from its employees, including their right to take RDOs, by asking employees approve a vote to terminate the Konekt Employment Enterprise Agreement 2018. Despite that vote being defeated, the company are again trying to undermine your entitlements. APM have scheduled a meeting…
ASU delegates and officials have met with Virgin to hear their proposal to engage casual Supplementary Labour to address staff shortages in 3 ports: BNE/MEL/ADL. Virgin are not proposing to engage casuals in SYD at this time because the current number of Team Members who are available to work at…
Recently, the Federal Government have made changes to both JobKeeper and JobSeeker. The Federal Government have confirmed they will not extend JobKeeper beyond the 28th of March 2021 leaving many workers uncertain about their future. We’ve put together the most up to date information about JobSeeker to answer some questions…
Our members told us what they want from our union – we listened and we want to share this with you. You’ll be seeing new things from us from now on. YOU make our union what it is, and together we fight and deliver for all of our members. Our…
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