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As predicted, Aerocare management have decided to put their substandard agreement out to vote without any further negotiation or discussion. We have had 3 meetings with the company – these discussions have hardly been protracted! We recommend voting “NO” to this agreement when voting starts on 15th April 2017. This…
Following the meeting on Friday 31st March 2017 Aerocare have given a written response to our claims to improve your Enterprise Agreement. Unfortunately members will have every reason to be disappointed at Aerocare’s failure to improve your terms and conditions of employment. We have won some improvements but Aerocare still…
Your Australian Services Union negotiating team met with representatives of Aerocare to continue enterprise bargaining on Friday 31st March 2017. The ASU, along with the TWU, responded to the draft Enterprise Agreement put out by Aerocare on Wednesday 29 March 2017. The ASU detailed, clause by clause, the many improvements…
Your ASU delegates met with Virgin Australia management in Brisbane on 20 March 2017. We provided a lot more detail about the changes ASU members want to see in this new agreement. Our discussions focussed on: Fairer use of chronologies – making sure employees know when entries are made and…
On 15th March 2017 Aerocare management provided their first draft of the proposed new agreement for staff. You have probably seen it by now and what you will notice (apart from some very poor drafting and ambiguous clauses) is that the draft excludes casuals and permanent full time staff from…
As was outlined in the ASU’s previous bulletin, dnata has been caught red handed setting up a new business with a new Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) whilst at the same time a labour hire company “coincidentally” has set up another company with a second EBA that is virtually identical. What…
Yesterday dnata sent out an all staff memo advising you that they have started a new company called Airport Handling Services Australia (AHSA) and they are going to use that company to get airport ground handling work. But of course they haven’t told you the whole story... What dnata didn’t…
Thanks to the many people across Australia that have taken the time to fill in our survey about what things you would like to see in your new employment agreement (EBA) If you have not filled in our survey you still can at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AeroCareEBA2017 Your name and details will be…
On 20 February 2017 your ASU delegates met with management and gave them a list of the changes that ASU members want to see in their new agreement. Our claims Some of the main changes we raised are: Fair pay rises to make sure your wages reflect the level of…
At a time when Australians are crying out for more investment in jobs and skills, Australia’s national carrier Qantas has decided to change provider for their frequent flyer loyalty program. This decision, made with the stroke of a pen by some highly paid Executive with a Sydney harbour view, means…