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During the course of the negotiations for a new agreement for Virgin Ground Crew your ASU National Negotiations Team members asked Virgin management to review and check the way annual leave loading has been paid to shift workers. Clause 29(c) of the annual leave clause in the current Virgin Australia…
On Wednesday, 13 February 2013, negotiations for your new agreement reached a standstill. Unfortunately despite the best efforts of your union and the employee representatives to progress negotiations, the management negotiating team would not budge from their position of 2.5% a year for a two year agreement, instead preferring to…
Around 80 ASU delegates from Qantas Group Companies from across Australia met in Melbourne on 6 and 7th February to commence preparations for bargaining in the Qantas Group in 2013. Delegates from Qantas Airways, QFCL, QFIT, Jetstar and QantasLink attended. Qantas EBA 10 Almost 1300 responses for our EBA 10…
ASU National Negotiating Team (NNT) had our second meeting with Virgin management in Brisbane on 4th January 2013 to discuss what guest services and contact centre staff want to see in our new agreement. At this meeting we gave the company the following detailed clauses for our claims: • Claim…
The ASU National Negotiating Team met with Virgin management for the first time in Brisbane on 19th December 2012 to discuss what guest services and contact centre staff want to see in our new agreement. We discussed the ASU claim that has been endorsed by members after our extensive surveying…
Your AaE delegates held a teleconference with Qantas Freight management on Thursday 13 December 2013 to try and get answers to the many questions you have about the new Qantas Freight structure arising from AaE becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Qantas. As best we can determine Qantas will be…
We are extremely proud to introduce our ASU Virgin Australia National Negotiating team who will be representing ASU members at the negotiations for the new Virgin Australia Ground Crew Agreement. Each Team member may come from a different background, location or experience but all are committed to working closely with…
Aero-Care has circulated a proposed agreement asking employees to vote in favour of it. The ASU advises our members to vote ''NO''. The ASU believes that the wages in the agreement are too low, that the hours required to work are unfair and that the agreement favours Aero-Care at the…
Thanks to all Guest Services and Contact Centre staff who filled out our recent agreement survey. We got a fantastic response! Below you can see a word cloud which represents the key things you told us in the survey. There are many common issues that are important to staff across…
The bonus that should have been a great reward for loyal hardworking Jetstar customer service staff has turned into yet another Jetstar payroll disaster, the fourth major payroll system failure this year. Hot on the heels of the failure to pay the 3% pay rise due in October 2012 comes…