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We are pleased to advise that today the Fair Work Commission approved the ASU/ Qantas EBA 11. This is a day to celebrate again the achievements of ASU members in negotiating some ground breaking new conditions at Qantas. We believe that EBA 11 delivers some important improvements to ASU members:…
Qantas staff have voted overwhelmingly to endorse the ASU EBA 11 deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU's Qantas National Negotiating Team. The external company conducting the ballot, Elections Australia Pty Ltd today declared that ASU EBA 11 has been approved by the majority of staff who voted. 93.6% of…
Your ASU Bargaining Representatives commenced bargaining with Emirates management on Wednesday 14th September 2016 for the Emirates Enterprise Agreement 2017. This initial bargaining meeting was to bring the bargaining representatives together, program future meetings and for the representatives to scope out their claims for the Emirates Enterprise Agreement 2017. Issues…
Qantas has today announced a record profit of $1.53 billion, in no small part a result of the hard work and sacrifices made by ASU members and other staff. Cuts, restructures and redundancies have been the norm for years now and all the while ASU members across Australia have given…
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…