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Since our last bulletin we have had 3 more meetings with the company – bringing our total meeting number to 11. Our last meeting was on 21st July 2016 in Sydney. We have had some productive discussions about the issue of part time capping, Jobshare, and flexible work agreements –…
2016 Enterprise agreement bargaining will commence soon Your Agreement expired 30 June and Thai Airways have indicated an intention to commence bargaining. If you are not a member of the ASU then your views may not be represented in bargaining. Help us prepare the ASU claim Your views are welcome…
Staff at Thai Airways now have the opportunity to negotiate a new EBA for 2016 Your Agreement has now expired and Thai Airways have indicated an intention to commence bargaining. The ASU is default bargaining representative for members and we are interested in knowing what you want for your new…
The 2016 federal election is about priorities. Whether $50 billion of taxpayers’ money is best used on corporate tax cuts or on health, education and infrastructure investment. In this report we demystify the issues for our members and supporters so you can be well-informed at the ballot box. The ASU…
We’ve had 2 meetings with Qantas since our last bulletin – on 26th May and 1st June (these were our 7th and 8th meetings with the company). Things are moving at a glacial pace – probably expected when you consider that Qantas is all about a wage freeze. Qantas has…
Your National Negotiating Team (NNT) have met twice with Qantas since our last bulletin, on 28th April and 11 May 2016. At our last meeting we finally talked about the wage freeze. Qantas says their key claim is the wage freeze. In their 2nd and 3rd Qantas bulletins to staff…
At our fourth EBA meeting on 14th April 2016 Qantas finally provided us with the issues they want to achieve out of this agreement negotiations. The company provided us with details of most of their claims which can be summarised as follows: 1. 18 month wage freeze and 3% p.a.…
Workers Compensation is there to provide payment for workers, injured, killed or becoming ill due to a work related incident. Virgin wants to change what happens when you are injured at work. If you are injured at work, you and your doctor make a decision to make a claim under…
Our third EBA meeting with Qantas on 30th March 2016 gave your National Negotiating Team (NNT) the opportunity to provide the company with more of our detailed claims. We talked about: Better duty travel and training provisions Improving staff travel Reclassifications Better rostering and the need for more staff We…
Around Australia this Easter weekend, millions will be taking a break and many will spend time with family and friends. Whether Easter itself means something religious or philosophical to you or not, everyone understands the importance of rest and spending time with loved ones. However, a very large number of…