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On 2 July 2015 the ASU represented members in a dispute against Jetstar before Vice President Watson at the Fair Work Commission. Recently there has been plenty of confusion and inconsistency in the way Jetstar has applied Nil48 - Jetstar has tried to underpay staff by making a range of…
Last week ASU delegates at our regular quarterly meeting put an ultimatum to Jetstar management to fix the way in which the company pays nil 48s at airports. Jetstar has responded to the ASU request to clarify how nil 48s operate under EBA 5 by asserting that it does not…
After the consideration period, voting will commence online on 1 July 2015 and close at 4pm on 6th July 2015, at least that is timetable that the company have told us they are working to. Although you have already voted in the ASU process you must vote again in the…
Our ASU Jetstar EBA 5 provides for regular consultation at a national level between Jetstar management and ASU delegates and officials. This forum is held quarterly and provides an opportunity to discuss issues that have not been able to be resolved locally or which have a "national" character. ASU delegates…
Your ASU national negotiating team have been meeting with the company to try and finalise a deal. With 4 EBAs with different finish dates and different conditions and rates it is not a simple task – there are changes that you have told us you want to the EBAs to…
After participating in workplace meetings across Australia, ASU members at have overwhelmingly voted to endorse the ASU AaE EBA deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU's AaE National Negotiating Team. The ASU has advised AaE /Qantas management of these results. We are just finalising the drafting of the new EBA…
Late on Monday 4th May 2015 Dnata sent out a communication to all staff seeking expressions of interest to participate in a range of programs to reduce costs and restructure. Your ASU delegates had an EBA meeting scheduled with the company on 5th May 2015 and we immediately raised the…
The Australian Services Union Victoria, Private Sector Branch has welcomed an agreement that has been reached between the State Government, Jetstar and Avalon Airport that ensures the airline will continue to operate services from the airport for the next 10 years. The new 10 year agreement will see the number…
The ASU AaE National negotiating team met on 21st April 2015 with the management representatives for our 7th meeting and we are now pleased to advise that your AaE ASU delegates have a deal that they can recommend to ASU members for the settlement of the current EBA round. After…
We are pleased to advise that the Fair Work Commission approved ASU / Jetstar EBA 5 on 21st April 2015. EBA 5 delivers some important improvements to ASU members: 30 month EBA expiring on 30th September 2017. 3 % p.a. from first pay period on or after 1 April 2015,…