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On 3 October 2018 Aerocare asked the Fair Work Commission to POSTPONE deciding whether to approve the new Aerocare Collective Agreement. The Fair Work Commission agreed. This means the hearing about the Agreement won’t happen until at least next year. What has happened so far? Employees voted to approve the…
This year we are sending ASU representatives to the Qantas AGM to ask the Board why we are not getting our bonuses. This year the Qantas Annual General meeting is being held on Friday 26th October 2018 at 11am at the Hilton Hotel Ballroom Level 5, 190 Elizabeth Street Brisbane.…
The Australian Services Union today welcomed a step in the right direction by Federal Labor in responding to the unacceptable outcomes for women in superannuation, but said it only went part-way to solving the problem. Labor’s announcement that it would pay super to people on parental leave if elected to…
Michael Rizzo, ASU National Industrial Officer, met with Canon management on Friday 14 September in Sydney for a preliminary discussion on commencing negotiations for a new EBA. The current EBA “expires” for re-negotiation purposes in February 2019. The ASU believes it is best to commence negotiations some time before the…

AaE Bargaining Update

14 September 2018
Your ASU bargaining team met with Qantas management in Sydney to discuss our new EBA on Thursday, 13 September 2018. Qantas wouldn’t answer many questions today. They won’t even give us a log of claims till they’ve seen ours. We took the opportunity to talk about what ASU members want…
The Australian Services Union today demanded the Federal Government fix the superannuation system so it stops failing women. A recent report by Per Capita, commissioned by the Australian Services Union – Not so Super for Women – found women have an average 53% of the super savings of men. Analysis…
In the wake of its recently announced $1.6 billion record profit, Qantas’ attempt to link the payment of a$2000 ‘bonus’ to workers to the signing of new enterprise agreements has fallen flat across the Qantasworkforce. A meeting of Qantas unions convened by the ACTU in Sydney today has heard of…
Last Thursday 23 August 2018, Qantas group announced that "In recognition of our people’s contribution to this outstanding performance, Alan Joyce announced that funds have been set aside to pay eligible employees a one-off Record Results Bonus valued at AU$2,500 for full time employees and AU$2,000 for part time employees.…
You cannot be serious Qantas.... After announcing another bumper profit result yesterday off the back of hard working frontline staff, Qantas management are now holding the bonuses for that work to ransom by saying they cannot be accessed by ASU EBA covered staff until after a new EBA is agreed…
You cannot be serious Qantas.... After announcing another bumper profit result yesterday, Qantas management says your bonus won’t be paid until a new EBA is approved by the FWC. You worked hard to make this profit for the company, and they’re holding your reward to ransom. Qantas management are also…
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