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ASU bargaining representatives have reached agreement with Rex Airlines management for an EBA to replace the 2013 Agreement. At the initial EBA meetings the ASU put forward the log of claims drafted from ASU members' feedback and endorsed by ASU members nationwide. After the many meetings with Rex Management the…
Malaysia Airlines Systems (MAS) still cannot answer how MAS will operate in Australian when it mutates into Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) in just over two weeks' time. The ASU continues to pursue Malaysia Airlines for answers on its structure post 1 September 2015 and so the ASU has re-activated our…

AaE EBA approved

05 August 2015
The ASU AaE EBA was approved by the Fair Work Commission on 29 July 2015 and so comes into operation on 5 August 2015. Under the agreement a pay rise was due the first pay period on or after 1 July 2015. As yet we have not been able to…
After over a year of negotiations with dnata (and before that Toll dnata), your ASU National Negotiating Team now believe we have an offer from the company we can recommend to members for new Passenger Services Agreements in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. The ASU sought assistance of the Fair…
AaE staff have voted overwhelmingly to endorse the ASU EBA deal negotiated and recommended by the ASU's AaE National Negotiating Team. In a significant turnout of eligible staff (75% of voters) 98% of these staff voted in favour of the Agreement. A big thank you must go to our hard…
Last Friday 2 July 2015 Qantas group CEO Alan Joyce announced that "In recognition, management has decided to offer a one-off 5 per cent bonus payment for all Qantas, Jetstar and other Group employees covered by finalised enterprise/collective agreements (EBAs) that include the 18 month wage freeze." This bonus is…
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…